Started at UWA: 1997
Online course to help musicians around the world
An online learning program, developed by UWA Associate Professor Suzanne Wijsman to educate musicians about occupational health and optimising their performance through healthy practice, has received funding to develop a commercial version for musicians and music schools around Australia.Read more
Musician intrigued by little people of the book
The chance discovery of a tiny 15th century manuscript nine years ago has changed the direction of Associate Professor Wijsman’s research. Associate Professor Wijsman recently spent two months at Oxford University as a visiting scholar, developing her interdisciplinary work in musicology, Jewish studies and art history.Read more
Sound Performers: An international e-health educational solution for musicians
Developing an expert-designed, evidence-based, online health education course for musicians and making this globally accessible.
Musicians’ Performance Health Education:
A Translational Approach
Forging an Australian/Canadian collaboration to address occupational injuries in musicians by focusing on primary prevention interventions and the effectiveness of these.
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Health education literacy and mobility for musicians
This UWA Conservatorium of Music research project addresses the need for health education mobility and improved health literacy for musicians worldwide.Read more
Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
This centre promotes excellence in all aspects of research into the pre-modern world and its modern afterlife. Its primary research mission is to create new models of collaborative interdisciplinary enquiry within this broad field.Read more
Callaway Sound Studies Centre
The Callaway Centre is an international research centre based in the UWA Conservatorium of Music. The centre houses impressive archival collections and undertakes research projects focusing on music in everyday life, music education, ethnomusicology and Australian music.Read more
Associate Professor Wijsman has supervised postgraduate and honours students to successful completion on topics such as:
- historical performance
- musicians’ health
- music education and pedagogy
- music performance
She is especially fulfilled by seeing students she has taught and mentored achieve standards of international excellence in performance and research. Associate Professor Wijsman welcomes expressions of interest from prospective doctoral students, especially in the areas of music medicine, music performance, music pedagogy and iconography. To enquire about PhD opportunities with Associate Professor Wijsman, get in touch using the contact details below.