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TL Dance Science Programme Leader wins IADMS Dance Educator Award 2022

Mon 7 November 2022

Congratulations to Sonia Rafferty, Programme Leader, BSc Dance Science, who recently received the IADMS Dance Educator Award 2022 at this year’s annual International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Conference in Limerick, Ireland. IADMS is a global network of medical professionals, educators, dancers, and researchers, committed to dancers’ health and improving health through dance.

Sonia was presented with her award by last year’s winner, Edel Quin. Edel is a Trinity Laban alum and former MSc Dance Science Programme Leader. She is now the Programme Leader for BSc Dance Science at Chichester University.

On receiving her award, Sonia said:

“I’m really honoured to be recognised with this award by my amazing colleagues in the IADMS international community and fellow practitioners in both dance science and education. Very proud of the work we’ve all done!”

Trinity Laban is known internationally as a leader in Dance Science. We offer dance science education, research and clinical services for the dance profession. We further benefit from strong industry links and professional networks.

We’re proud that our teaching staff have been recognised for their expertise and contributions.

Interested in studying Dance Science? Then join us for our forthcoming Dance Science Open Day on 15 December 2022.

Image credit: Matthew Tomkinson