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About the Researchers

There is a team of 5 researchers at the school of Nursing and Midwifery who are involved in the study.

The researcher who you will see the most is Jackie Doran. If you decide to take part in Music in Mind Jackie will meet with you to complete your study visits.

Other researchers on the team include Sam Porter, Valerie Holmes, Fiona Lynn and Katrina McLaughlin.

We all work in an office on the Malone Road in Belfast.


About the Music Therapists

There is a team of 11 music therapists at the Northern Ireland Music Therapy Trust.

They have an office near Carryduff, but they also work in hospitals and clinics all over Northern Ireland.

You can look at their website –

The music therapist who you will see the most is called Julie Allen.