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SANDRA KIRKWOOD - RESEARCH PORTFOLIO

ORCID Researcher identity orchid.org/000-003-1770-4656


Community Cultural Music Research Projects: (funding)              year
 
Purga Music History Project             Community Development Grant        2003-5 Ipswich City Council
 
Rural Ipswich Music Investigation     Regional Arts Development Fund      2006-7 Arts Qld & ICC
 
Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band History     Regional Arts Development Fund      2008-9 Arts Qld & ICC

Web Music Development for A&TSI  Early Childhood Project                   2012 Gunawirra Service

 
PhD UoN Research Scholarship        University of Newcastle                   2014--17

Bursaries to attend conferences       Musicological Society of Australia           2015
                                                    Ministry for the Arts; Museums Australia 2015
 
 
 
Master of Philosophy Thesis:
 
Kirkwood, S. (2009) Frameworks of culturally engaged community music practice for rural Ipswich, Australia. Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University.
 
 
Conference presentations:
 
Kirkwood, S. (2007) Creative Communities: What does it mean? National Allied Health Conference, 18-20 July, 2007. Tasmania.

Kirkwood, S. (2008) Reflection on the use of life story narratives. Partners in Practice Conference, Department of Communities. 11-12 March, 2008. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


Kirkwood, S (2008) Using psychoethnography to tell the music story of my neighbourhood. Autoethnography Symposium, 17 August, 2008. Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, Brisbane.
 
Kirkwood, S. (2008) Frameworks for culturally engaged community music in rural Ipswich, 20-21 September, 2008. Australian Music Therapy Association- Professional Development Seminar. Brisbane.

Kirkwood, S. (2008) Music Health: Findings from focus groups. 20-21 September, 2008. Australian Music Therapy Association - Professional Development Seminar. Brisbane.

Kirkwood, S. (2008) The first hundred years of the Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band: A 'Community of Discovery' approach to participatory action research. International Association of the Society for Popular Music ANZ Conference, November 2008, Southbank, Brisbane.
 
 
 
Kirkwood, S. (2009)  Beyond reason: Sharing my Indigenous piano story. Music Autoethnography Workshop, 5-6, September, 2009. Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, Southbank, Brisbane, Australia. 

Kirkwood, S (2009)  Music without borders: Bridges with communities. Musicological Society of Australia Conference, 26-29 September, 2009, Newcastle, Australia.
 
 
 
Kirkwood, S. (2009) Journey with communities: Exploring music stories. ArtsHealth Conference, 7-9 October, 2009, Newcastle, Australia.
 
 
Kirkwood, S. (2009)  Socio-ecological perspectives of performance health: Optimizing function within an environmental context. Australian Society of Performing Arts Health Conference, 10-11 October, 2009, Southbank, Brisbane, Australia.
 

Kirkwood, S. (2009) Community-based rehabilitation: Diamonds, diversity and directions of music life projects. OT Australia, Queensland State Conference, 21-22 November, 2009, Southbank, Brisbane. Australia.

Kirkwood, S. (2010) Ethnomusicking: Valued music occupation or audacious antics in the Purga Music Museum. Cultural Diversity in Music Education Conference, 11-12 January, 2010, Sydney, Australia.
 
 
Kirkwood, S. (2010) Finding common ground: Musical and social aspects of reconciliation. Musicological Society of Australia - Queensland Student Symposium, 12 September, 2010, Brisbane, Australia.

Kirkwood, S. (2011) Community recovery: Musical inspirations, creative collaborations, and health reform. Primary Healthcare Research Conference, 13-15 July, 2011, Brisbane, Australia. MP3 sound recording available online (
http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7048&spindex=3).

Kirkwood, S. (2011). Equity, diversity, and access to performing arts: Managing social inclusion in new frontiers of healthcare. Paper presented at the Australian Society of Performing Arts Healthcare Conference, 22-23 October, 2011, University of Sydney, Australia.

Kirkwood, S. (2013). Can bloogle resonators enhance representation of time, space and culture through the Person-Environment-Occupation Model? Paper presented at the GUPSA Creative Innovation through Cross-fertilisation Symposium, 8-10 July, 2013 at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane.
http://www.gupsa.org.au/creative-innovation-through-cross-fertilisation-symposium-8-10-july-2013-programme-and-abstracts/

Kirkwood, S. (2013). Review of technologies and sites of cultural significance for supporting musical development of Indigenous Australian children. Paper presented at the Occupational Therapy Australia: Mental Health and Paediatric Symposia. Sea World Resort. Gold Coast. 25-26 October, 2013.
http://www.otaus.com.au/sitebuilder/conferenceinfo/knowledge/asset/files/25/2013symposiumprogramdetailsfinal.pdf

Kirkwood, S. (2013). The Impact of New Technologies on Musical Learning of Indigenous Australian Children. Paper presentation. Asia-Pacific Community Music Network Symposium. Queensland Conservatorium: Griffith University, Southbank Brisbane. 19-20 November, 2013. 
http://worldforumonmusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/APCMN-Seminar-Booklet_Low-Res.pdf

Kirkwood, S. (2013) International Space Station: New Contexts and Constructs for Creative Musicking. Peer to Peer Focus Group. World Forum on Music 5. Queensland Conservatorium: Grifith University, Southbank Brisbane. 22 November, 2013. 
http://worldforumonmusic.org/

Kirkwood, S. (2013). What Can Occupational Therapists Learn from the Career of Harold Blair: His Health and Music Occupation? Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare Conference. Queensland Conservatorium: Griffith University, Southbank Brisbane. 23-24 November, 2013. 
http://www.aspah.org.au/conference/program/

Kirkwood, S. (2013). The Drumley Walk: Promoting Health through Poems and Songs that Remember Yugambeh Aboriginal Leaders and Languages.
Poster Presentation. Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference. Gold Coast. 28-29 November, 2013. http://www.griffith.edu.au/conference/gold-coast-health-medical-research-2013

Kirkwood, S. (2014). Sonification: Can bloogle resonators enhance representation of time, space and culture through the Person-Environment-Occupation Model? Workshop presentation, AUC CreateWorld Digital Arts Conference, Griffith University, Southbank, Australia.

Kirkwood, S. (2014). Cultural Significance and Musical Development of Children in Small Museums. South-East Queensland Small Museums Conference 22-24 August, Cleveland and Stradbroke Island, Queensland.

Kirkwood, S. (2015). Music Museum Curatorship: Reclaiming Rights and Responsibilities for Musicking. Museums Australia National Conference: Sydney. 22-24 May, 2015.

Kirkwood, S. (2015). Music History Research Dialogues: Establishing a Community of Discovery. Musicological Society of Australia Conference. Sydney. 1-4 October, 2015.

(Powerpoint of most conference presentations are available at
 
 
Publications:
Kirkwood, S. (2005) The Purga Music Story and Harold Blair. Purga Music Museum. Ipswich. (Available for loan -from Ipswich Library, UQ Library and listed with Music Australia.)
 
Kirkwood, S. (2008) The First Hundred Years of the Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band: A 'Community of Discovery' Approach to Participatory Action Research [online]. In: Strong, Catherine (Editor); Phillipov, Michelle (Editor). Stuck in the Middle: the Mainstream and its Discontents: Selected Proceedings of the 2008 IASPM-ANZ Conference. Auckland, N.Z.: International Association for the Study of Popular Music. 2008: 152-164.
(
Full text available through Informit database).
 
Kirkwood, S. (2009) Turn of the century: Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band 1909-2009. Ipswich. Available for purchase from (www.ipswichthistle.com)
 
Kirkwood, S. (2010) Ethnomusicking: Valued music occupation or audacious antics in the Purga Music Museum. Cultural Diversity in Music Education Conference Proceedings, 11-12 January, 2010, Sydney, Australia.
(
CDIME 10 Program on Conference website). Full Text.

Kirkwood, Sandra (2011). Doing, being and becoming more active through playing part in community-based museum scenarios [electronic version]. Retrieved 15 September, Music Health Australia: Ipswich  (http://www.musichealth.com.au/attachments/File/PublishedKirkwoodFinal.pdf).

Kirkwood S. (2011). Community recovery: musical inspirations, creative collaborations, and health reform. In: 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts. Primary Health Care Research and Information Service: Australia.
www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7048.

Kirkwood, S. & Miller, A. (2014). The impact of new technologies on the musical learning of Indigenous Australian children. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 39(1), March, pp. 94-101.

Kirkwood, S.  (2014). Sonification: Can bloogle resonators enhance representation of time, space and culture through the Person-Environment-Occupation Model? in Gifford, T. (Ed.). AUC Create World 5 Digital Arts Conference Proceedings, 12-13 February, 2014, pp. 56-63.Available online
http://auc.edu.au/media/cw14/CW14-Proceedings.pdf
 
 
 
Kirkwood, S. (2016) Music museum curatorship: Reclaiming rights and responsibilities for musicking on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) in A. Simpson & G. Hammond (eds), Cultural Cacophony: Museum Projects and Perspectives. Museums Australia, NSW: Sydney. Available online.  

Newspaper articles: Most are available at
 
2/2/2011 "Be part of song" The Ipswich Advertiser, p. 3.
5/3/2008 “Centenary celebrations seek input” The Ipswich Advertiser, p. 12.
 
21/2/2008 Perry, S. “Pipe up with your memories” Ipswich News, p. 9.
 
4/2/2008 Foley, P. “Pipe band prepares for 100th”, The Queensland Times, p. 6.
 
26/9/2007 Kirkwood, S. “Adding to the historical arts record: Letters to the Editor” The Fassifern Guardian, p. 4.
 
 
 
7/8/2007 Korner, A. “Eisteddfod memories survive with sisters, The Queensland Times, p. 11.
 
  
11/7/2007 Kirkwood, S. “Recalling the song of the bunyip: Letters to the editor”, The Fassifern Guardian, p. 4.
 
  
5/7/2007 Korner, A. “Bellows blow a rare tune in Purga tale, The Queensland Times, p. 14.
 
29/9/2006 “Purga people and pianos”, Moreton Border News, page 16.
 
1/9/2006 “Seniors celebrate” Moreton Border News, page 2.
 
25/8/2006 “Think music”, Moreton Border News, p. 5.
 
23/8/2006 “Thinking music: Think Purga Music Project”, The Fassifern Guardian,  p. 14.
 
4/8/2006 “Music at Purga”, Moreton Border News.
 

Radio Interview on Community Cultural Music Research (30 mins)
2/9/2008 Radio 4ZZZ Interview: Frameworks for culturally engaged community music practice in rural Ipswich; and Centennial History Project for the Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band.
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'Sandra Kirkwood'  at Academia.edu for copies of research presentations.


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