ABOUT US

P1020402We work with a range of partners and a variety of audiences to explore the role of cultural participation in health and wellbeing. We are interested in the benefits of all things cultural, including the work of museums, galleries, archives and heritage sites in enhancing quality of life, physical and mental health and wellbeing for older and disadvantaged adults and people with dementia and their carers.

Research team

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Prof. Helen Chatterjee MBE  Principal Investigator  UCL Biosciences      h.chatterjee@ucl.ac.uk   @h_chatterjee                                http://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=HCHAT26

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Dr Linda Thomson  Senior Research Project Manager  UCL Biosciences  linda.thomson@ucl.ac.uk                                                      www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/staff/thomson-linda

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Dr Thomas Kador  Teaching Fellow  UCL Culture  t.kador@ucl.ac.uk                                                                    www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/staff/kador-Thomas


PhD candidates

Helen Jury    Carina Phillips    Nonthiwat Taesuk    Carolyn Thompson


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Prof. Helen Chatterjee was recently awarded the Health Humanities Medal in recognition of her research into how museums can be beneficial to health, and was also the winner of the Leadership Award.

The winners were announced on 11 Sept 2018 during a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament, which was sponsored by Justin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon. The Health Humanities Medal awards were funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. More on Health Humanities Medal awards…    More on UCL award winners…

 

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