The Alliance consistently supports close collaboration between arts and health practitioners as a key element in building wellbeing and health for all Australians. Now with a clear mandate, and a focus on our culturally rich metropolitan area, there are real opportunities for him to celebrate what is happening at grass-roots level alongside the offer of our bigger cultural players, whilst investing in culture and the arts as social determinants of health and wellbeing, for long-term social change.
Jo’s X-ray is a work of art : An ARTHRITIC patient attending Tallaght Hospital has discovered the world is at her finger tips – after one lady was selected as runner-up in the Art and Health Competition of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy.
Assessments: at week 36 during July/August, students realise a project (such as a public health art exhibition pertaining to Cerebral Palsy) and submit bound project documentation of 2,500-3,500 words/ equivalent; reflective practice of 3,500-5,000 words/ equivalent; and receive 2 assessment reports with grades.
At that time we had envisioned a global community linked around the creative arts and its broader applications in research and practice, a network that would extend beyond any single modality, methodology or exclusive field of study drawn from across disciplinary borders in health, education and training.
The workshop will a) give an overview of current theory and practice in interdisciplinary research; b) provide examples from existing funded interdisciplinary research among the workshop organizers; c) provide a platform for researchers to present current or proposed research for which they are seeking potential partners; d) focus on perceived barriers and facilitators to interdisciplinary research across AHSS/STEM/Health Sciences; and e) develop a summary report and action plan.