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Orii McDermott

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Orii McDermott, PhD MMT Dip-MT ARCM BA is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham and the Doctoral Programme in Music Therapy, Aalborg University, Denmark. She specialises in dementia psychosocial research: particularly in music therapy and music-based interventions, outcome measure development and evaluation. The Music in Dementia Assessment Scales (MiDAS) that she developed as a doctoral study is currently being translated into five different languages and is used in over ten countries. She is a HCPC registered music therapist and continues to work as a clinician in Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. She is a member of INTERDEM (Early detection and timely intervention in dementia).

Research Summary

The Velux Foundations Human Science Research, Denmark (2015) 5.680.500 kr. Person-afstemt interaktion (samspil) i demensomsorgen (Person Adjusted Musical Interaction in Dementia Care) (Ridder (PI),… read more

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Current Research

Research grants

The Velux Foundations Human Science Research, Denmark (2015) 5.680.500 kr. Person-afstemt interaktion (samspil) i demensomsorgen (Person Adjusted Musical Interaction in Dementia Care) (Ridder (PI), McDermott, Ingstrup-Anders, Madsen) The Music Therapy Charity Large Project Grant (2015) £37,963 Chorus Research in Dementia (CHORD): an exploratory randomised controlled trial on singing intervention for people with dementia and their family carers (McDermott (PI), Orrell, Maratos, Warner, Eagles & Ridder)

Past Research

Academic award

Mobility PhD Fellow, Doctoral Programme in Music Therapy, Aalborg University (2010-2013)

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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