The third annual Arts in Health Research Intensive will take place from 27-31 January 2020 at the University of Florida in Gainesville. This five-day residential programme is presented by the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and the UK Arts Health Early Career Research Network.
This course provides an introduction to the evidence base around arts in health and the fundamentals of evaluation and research. No research experience is necessary, and scholars at every level are welcome. The intensive alternates annual hosting between the United Kingdom and Florida.
What to Expect
This course is suitable for anyone with a background or interest in the arts, healthcare, community health or social care, and research, and who wishes to learn more about the field and meet others who share their interests. Programme participants will:
- explore the development and scope of the field
- learn about psychological, physiological, social and behavioral effects of arts participation on health
- discover research and evaluation methodologies
- discuss practicalities and issues in carrying out research
- engage in group-based debates, activities and presentations
- develop a research plan
Dr. Daisy Fancourt, University College London, UK; Director, Arts Health Early Career Research Network
Jill Sonke, Center for Arts in Medicine, University of Florida
Fees and Scholarships
Programme fees are $1,325 for professionals and $875 for students. An early registration discount of 10% is available for those who register on or before 1 December 2019.
Partial scholarships, based on merit and financial need, are available. Scholarship awards typically range between 20% – 50% of the programme fee. The scholarship application deadline is 25 October.
For further information, registration and scholarship application details visit: https://arts.ufl.edu/academics/center-for-arts-in-medicine/programs/professional-development-internships/ahri/