Portrait of Dr Kagari Shibazaki Dr Kagari Shibazaki

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Biography

Kagari joined in University of Huddersfield in May 2016. She completed her BA and MA in Japan, followed by an MSc in Psychology of Music at the University of Keele. She achieved her PhD with an exploration of the levels of collaborative creativity in young children. Prior to moving to Huddersfield, she taught Psychology and Social Research Methods in universities in UK and Japan.

She currently teaches Developmental Psychology, and contributes a number of sessions in the Department of Music at Huddersfield. In addition, she has supervised students through to completion at both Masters and PhD level and is interested in supervising students in any of her related areas of interest.

Her interests include the development of gender stereotypes in young children, music and wellbeing – with a focus on dementia, developmental psychology of the arts, and cultural influences on creativity. Kagari is a member of both the British Psychological Society and the Japanese Psychological Association.

Research and Scholarship

Kagari’s main research interests are in:

•Developing concepts of gender stereotype in young children

•Using music with those in care, especially music and dementia

•The function of music in everyday life and

•Cross-cultural psychology and comparative studies

Research grants obtained:

2015: The development of gender stereotype. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan.

2011: Chid development of gender stereotype. The Arnold Bentley New Initiatives. SEMPRE

2011: Child development towards musical perception. Froebel Trust Research Grant

2011: Gender differences in collaborative creativity. The Reg and Molly Buck Award, SEMPRE.

2009: Creativity between East and West. Daiwa Anglo-Japan Foundation Research Grant.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Shibazaki, K (2017) ‘Becoming academic: The purpose for working internationally (Career talk)’. In: Career seminar, 13th September 2017, Tokyo College of Music

Shibazaki, K (2017) ‘Invited seminar: The effective use of active learning in higher education.’. In: Invited seminar: 2017 CPD training day, 12th September 2017, Tokyo College of Music, Japan

Shibazaki, K (2017) ‘Invited lecture: 1) Music and Well-being; 2) Music for children with SEN; 3) Music and Dementia.’. In: Invited lecture, 4th and 5th September 2017, Tokyo College of Music, Japan

Shibazaki, K (2017) ‘Seeking asylum: an investigation into using music in hospice and end of life care’. In: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Eighth Annual R&D Conference, 20 June 2017, Newport, Wales

Shibazaki, K (2017) ‘Music for children with intellectual disability’. In: Music in Hospitals: National charity annual training day 2017, 9 June 2017, Cardiff, Wales

Furukawa, K., Noda, Y., Shibazaki, K. and Uk, B. (2017) ‘A comparative study of Japanese and South Korean careworkers' awareness of generic careJapan Society of Care for Independent Living , 10 (2), pp. 216-228.

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2017) ‘Promoting wellbeing: Amylase as an indicator of changes in stress level in people with intellectual disabilitiesAsian Journal of Human Services , 12, pp. 60-76. ISSN 2188-059X

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2017) ‘Using the arts in dementia care’. In: Arts and Older People Conference 2017, 6 April 2017, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, UK

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2017) ‘Exploring the impact of music concerts in promoting well-being in dementia careAging & Mental Health , 21 (5), pp. 468-476. ISSN 1360-7863

2016

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2016) ‘Seeking Asylum: The Benefits for Clients, Family Members and Care-givers of Using Music in Hospice CareAsian Journal of Human Service , 11, pp. 18-30. ISSN 2186-3350

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2016) ‘I am still here: Music and Dementia’. In: Welsh Association of Care Workers and Musicians, 21 September 2016, Newport, Gwent

Shibazaki, K (2016) ‘Presenting your research: Becoming international’. In: Annual summer seminar, Japan Society of Music Education, 14 August 2016, Japan University for Women, Tokyo

Shibazaki, K (2016) ‘Becoming international: Where to start’. In: Annual summer seminar, Japan Society of Music Education, 13 Augst 2016, Japan University for Women, Tokyo

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2016) ‘Exploring teachers views of creativity: A comparative studyBulletin of the School of Social Work Seirei Christopher University , 14, pp. 27-42. ISSN 2187? 9192

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2016) ‘Exploring the Benefits and Uses of Musical Experiences in the Context of Dementia CareAsian Journal of Human Service , 10, pp. 1-15. ISSN 2186-3350

2015

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2015) ‘Using music in dementia care’. In: Live Music Now at the Royal Society of Medicine, 16th November 2016, London, UK

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2015) ‘Exploring the impact of Music concerts in promoting wellbeing in dementia careAging & Mental Health . ISSN 1360-7863

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2015) ‘Exploring the benefits of live music in care home settings’. In: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Annual Research and Development Conference. NHS Wales., 23 June 2015, Newport, UK.

2014

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2014) ‘The impact of music on wellbeing in care facilities: Benefits and Issues’. In: Music in Hospitals Charity Trust Annual Conference, 25 July 2014, University of Roehampton, London UK

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2014) ‘A systematic observation of teacher-child interaction in musical composition: A comparative study between Japan and EnglandThe Changing Face of Music and Art , 5 (2), pp. 31-54. ISSN 2228-0715

2013

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2013) ‘Gender differences in computer and instrumental based musical compositionEducational Research , 55 (4), pp. 347-360. ISSN 0013-1881

Shibazaki, K., Ockelford, A. and Marshall, N. (2013) ‘Extending zygonic theory to analyse patterns of musical influence between children creating pieces of music in groups, in England and JapanMusicae Scientiae: the journal of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music , 17 (4), pp. 429-471. ISSN 1029-8649

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2013) ‘Gender associations for musical instruments in nursery children: the effect of sound and imageMusic Education Research , 15 (4), pp. 406-420. ISSN 1461-3808

Shibazaki, K (2013) ‘How can we introduce Japanese music education and psychology research overseas? : Theory and practice for presentations in international conferences’. In: Annual summer seminar, Japan Society of Music Education, 25-26 August 2013, Rikkyo University, Tokyo

Shibazaki, K (2013) ‘Teachers’ perception of creativity and teaching composition at primary school in EnglandProblems in Music Pedagogy , 13, pp. 21-30. ISSN 1691-2721

Shibazaki, K. and Marshall, N. (2013) ‘Gender differences in musical composition and technologyICT in Musical Field: Tehnologii informatice ?i de comunica?ie în domeniul musical , 1, pp. 81-92. ISSN 2067-9408

2012

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2012) ‘Instrument, gender and musical style associations in young childrenPsychology of Music , 40 (4), pp. 494-507. ISSN 1741-3087

2011

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2011) ‘Two studies of musical style sensitivity with children in early yearsMusic Education Research , pp. 227-240. ISSN 1461-3808

Marshall, N. and Shibazaki, K. (2011) ‘Instrument, gender, musical style association in very young children’. In: The Changing Face of Music Education and Psychology (CFMEP), 19-21 April 2011, University of Tallinn, Estonia

2010

Shibazaki, K (2010) ‘Children's musical training: A developmental comparative study between Japan and England’. In: Music Education –Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow– (MEYTT), 15-17 April 2010, University of Tallinn, Estonia

Shibazaki, K (2010) ‘Why children start and stop musical training? Cross-cultural and cross-sectional comparison between Japan and England’. In: Evaluation, reflectivity and teaching methodologies in the framework of multi-cultural understanding. Tallinn, Estonia: Tallinn. pp. 67-78.

Esteem

Visiting Professor of Music Psychology - Tokyo College of Music, Japan

Awards:

2015: Awarded 1st Prize, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, NHS Wales (with Dr N Marshall: ‘Is it working?’ - An investigation into the benefits of live musical performance on those living with final stage dementia)

2011: The Reg and Molly Buck Award, SEMPRE.

Media:

•Marshall, N. & Shibazaki, K. (2015) Music and Wellbeing, Brooklands Radio, UK.

•Marshall, N. & Shibazaki, K. (2015) Music and Dementia. Bridge Radio, UK

•Marshall, N. & Shibazaki, K. (2014) Music as Medicine, BBC Radio 2

Editorial board membership:

•Asian Journal of Human Service

•Journal of Creative Music Systems

Peer reviewer – academic journals

•Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood

•Journal of Early Childhood Research

•Child Development

•Asian Journal of Human Service

Current active collaboration

i) Dr N Marshall, University of Sussex, UK. Music and Dementia

ii) Prof. K, Furukawa and Prof. Y, Noda, Seirei Christopher University, Japan, Prof. Back, Jong Uk, Catholic  Sangji  College, South Korea: Comparative care systems: Japan, Korea and UK.

iii) Prof. I, Ruokenen. University of Helsinki, Finland: Music, health and wellbeing

Research Degree Supervision

Enterprise Activities

Kagari has worked as a consultant in a number of areas. She is currenly involved mainly in working with professional musicians in all kinds of health care context.

Her current work involves providing advice and project evaluations for:

•Simply Health

•Music in Hospitals

Previous work has been carried out for:

•Music for Life

•Live Music Now

•Wandsworth Nurseries

•Outward Bound Trust projects

Teaching and Professional Activities

Kagari currently contributes to:

HFB 2007: Perspectives in Psychology (Developmental Psychology)

HFB2009: Exploring Contemporary Issues in Psychology

Department of Music: MA in Music Studies

Kagari also currently supervises both MSc and PhD students.