Research findings and statistics

“Since 2003, Good Vibrations evaluations have consistently been found to inspire positive outcomes for participants.”
Dr Jennie Henley, The Institute of Education, 2014

From April 2014 – March 2017:

Independent research findings

The following, independent research has been published on our work:

  1. “Breaking Down Walls; The Good Vibrations Project in Prison”, Birmingham City University (2006)
  2. All Together Now; An Evaluation of The Therapeutic Benefits of Good Vibrations”, Cambridge University (2007)
  3. “Promoting Positive Change”, Birmingham City University (2008)
  4. “Continuing Positive Change in Prison and the Community”, Birmingham City University (2010)
  5. “Musical Learning and Desistance From Crime”, Institute of Education (2014)
  6. “Good Vibrations: Health and Well-being of Older Prisoners”, University of Worcester (2015)
  7. “Exploring Good Vibrations Projects with Vulnerable and Challenging Women in Prison”, Bath Spa University and University of Worcester (2015)
  8. “Evaluation of the Use of Good Vibrations Courses to Improve Motivation to Change and Treatment Readiness with Convicted Sexual  Offenders Embarking on Treatment Programmes”, Nottingham Trent University (2015)

For the full publications, visit the Arts Evidence Library. You can see highlights from the research here.