Research Groups

In addition to our wide-ranging research activities, we have several groups across Australia that have different foci of research at the nexus of psychology and music.

New South Wales

Western Sydney University

The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development

Music Cognition and Action
Group led by:

  • Professor Peter Keller
    Members:
    • Professor Kate Stevens
    • Professor Roger Dean
    • Dr Sandra Garrido
    • Dr Jennifer MacRitchie
    • Dr Bronson Harry
    • Dr Andrew Milne

Macquarie University

Music, Sound and Performance Lab
Group led by:

University of New South Wales

Empirical Musicology
Group led by:

  • Professor Emery Schubert
  • Professor Dorottya Fabian

Music Acoustics
Group led by:

Music Education
Group led by:

Queensland

The University of Queensland

Psychology of Music
Group led by:

Applied Psychology of Music
Group led by:

Music Learning and Development Across the Lifespan
Group led by:

Music Education
Group led by:

Victoria

University of Melbourne

Music Psychology
Group led by:

  • Professor Gary McPherson
  • Professor Sarah Wilson
  • Professor Jane Davidson
    Members:
    • Dr Margaret Osbourne
    • Dr Solange Glasser
    • Dr Amanda Krause
    • Dr Yi Ting Tan

Research Initiative in Creativity and Wellbeing
Group led by:

  • Professor Jane Davidson
    Members:
    • Professor Gary McPherson
    • Dr Amanda Krause

Performance Science
Group led by:

  • Professor Gary McPherson
    Members:
    • Dr Margaret Osbourne
    • Dr Brad Merrick
    • Dr Solange Glasser
    • Dr Carol Johnson

Music, Mind and Wellbeing
Group led by:

  • Professor Gary McPherson
  • Professor Sarah Wilson
    Members:
    • Professor Jane Davidson
    • Professor Felicity Baker
    • Dr Margaret Osbourne
    • Dr Solange Glasser
    • Dr Amanda Krause
    • Dr Yi Ting Tan

Monash University

Music Psychology
Group led by:

Western Australia

Curtin University

Social and Applied Psychology of Music
Group led by:

Murdoch University

Music Cognition
Group led by: