PhD Marina Gall
Dr Marina Gall has worked at the University of Bristol, UK since 1999. Prior to this, she taught Music, Drama and Dance at both primary and secondary level. In her current position, she coordinates the one-year initial teacher training programme for secondary school music teachers. She is a board member of the European Association for Music in Schools (EAS). Marina’s research focusses on children’s use of music technologies in and outside school. She is also concerned with music education and social justice. She was a core team member in a large-scale research project “Getting Things Changed (Tackling Disabling Practices: Co-production and Change) http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sps/gettingthingschanged/. In this project – which was co-produced with disabled people and their organisations, including Disability Rights UK – half the core research team identified as Disabled people. She led research which considered the uses of technologies that enable young people with special educational needs/ disabilities (SEND) to engage in practical music making.