Katey Warran is Project Officer and Research Assistant in the Centre for Performance Science at the Royal College of Music. She coordinates and supports research as part of the Sing with Us project, looking at the psychological benefits of singing for people affected by cancer, and exploring whether the biological changes noted can be sustained over time. Katey has supported large-scale study recruitment and is currently coordinating a qualitative grounded theory project.
Katey completed the MSc in Performance Science at the Royal College of Music (with Distinction) and is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Edinburgh, funded by the AHRC. Previously, she worked for CW+ (the charity for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital) where she managed a programme of over 700 performing arts events per year to improve patient experience and achieve clinical outcomes. Katey is also the coordinator for the Arts Health Early Career Research Network.
Katey has extensive experience in arts project management, marketing, and theatre production, as well as a passion for singing and playing the flute.