Dance, Coventry University
My research interests lie in the psychosocial wellbeing and experience of older adult populations in community dance contexts. Currently, my research questions whether community dance classes in different dance genres all offer entirely unique experiences of wellbeing for older adults.
October 2021, Presentation, 31st Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, Denver, Colorado, USA
June 2021, Conference Organiser, Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) PGR Symposium, Coventry University
March 2021, Poster Presentation, Doctoral Capability and Development Conference (DCAD21), Coventry University
Guest on SciDance podcast, 'Episode 18: Recent graduate research with Julie Ferrell-Olson, Louisa Petts, and Sam Beckman' to discuss my research in community dance.
2021 - present: International Association for Dance Medicine & Science
2020 - present: People Dancing: the Foundation for Community Dance
2019, Master of Science - MSc, Dance Science, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Distinction
2018, Bachelor of Arts - BA, Dance Studies, University of Roehampton, First Class Honours
2020, Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Studentship Award, Coventry University
2018, Trinity Laban Dance Award Scholarship, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
2018, Best Dissertation Prize for BA in Dance Studies, University of Roehampton
2014, Grade 6 Reading for Performance, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
2013, Grade 8 Speaking Verse and Prose, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art