• Danish Sound Prize to Prof. Peter Vuust

    19th of May 2017 · tags:

    Yesterday, Thursday, research professor Peter Vuust from the Academy received "Danish Sound Prize 2017" at the audio industry's annual conference in Folkets Hus in Struer, "The City of sound" and headquarters of B & O. The prize is awarded each year to people who have made a special effort to sound and sound industry in Denmark.

    Mayor Mads Jakobsen said: "This year’s prize winner has conducted groundbreaking research, which has given insight into new ways of using sound and music. He possesses a unique combination of artistic and scientific skills and is an excellent mediator of his field. Also he had great impact on how we in Struer think sound in a new way in the municipal services."

    Peter Vuust, who is also head of the Center for Music in the Brain, has together with associate professor Line Gebauer from the center, collected all current research on music in health service in the white paper "Music Interventions in Health Care", published in collaboration with the innovation network Danish Sound, which stands behind the Sound Prize. And much apropos: Two days before the award ceremony, Peter Vuust had a prominent role in the "Health magazine" on national TV DR1: "Can music heal?"

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