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Mrs Sandra Kirkwood

Name Sandra Kirkwood
Position IAS Tutor
Section College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research
Location Toowoomba Campus
Qualifications BOccTherapy Qld , BMusic USQ , GCertEd QUT , MPhil Griffith
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Research interests
Music heritage and Culture
Primary Health, Rehabilitation
Community Cultural Development

Professional memberships
Occupational Therapist registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Industry affiliations
Member -- Occupational Therapy Australia
Member -- Musicological Society of Australia

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Currently teaching courses/programs

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
6 Years

Research most recent
Music museum curatorship: Reclaiming rights and responsibilities for musicking on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), Australia A Cultural Cacophony: Museum Perspectives and Projects
2016-12-23 | book-chapter ISBN: 978 - 1 - 74138 - 449 - 9

The impact of new technologies on musical learning of Indigenous Australian children Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
2014-03 | journal-article ISSN: 1836-9391

The First Hundred Years of the Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band: A 'Community of Discovery' Approach to Participatory Action Research Stuck in the Middle: the Mainstream and its Discontents: Selected Proceedings of the 2008 IASPM-ANZ Conference 2008-12 | book-chapter ISBN: 9780958149716

Research most notable
Frameworks of Culturally Engaged Community Music Practice for Rural Ipswich, Australia Griffith University
2010-02 | dissertation

Turn of the Century: Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band 1909-2009 Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band
2009-02 | book ISBN: 9780646510149