Sidney De Haan Research Centre for arts and health

The Centre has pursued a wide range of projects exploring the benefits of active participation in creative arts for health and wellbeing.

The Centre has produced a range of key publications since its inception in 2005, including significant peer-reviewed articles and grey literature.

The Centre is currently working on training initiatives in Arts, Health and Wellbeing.


The Centre has initiated a range of research projects and programmes that has focused on arts-based activities addressing a range of health issues.

Check out our media section for videos, podcasts and webinars researching the potential value of music, and other participative arts activities, for health and wellbeing.

Links to further leading Arts and Health organisations and groups.


Links to international Arts and Health networks and resources.

Find out about our University Certificate in Arts and Health practice - an online short course designed to equip, inform and empower you to develop core knowledge and skills relevant to the provision of successful arts in health programmes.


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