Gilles Comeau

Gilles Comeau is a Fel­low of the Roy­al Soci­ety of Cana­da, a senior sci­en­tist at the Insti­tute of Men­tal Health Research at The Roy­al, the found­ing direc­tor of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ottawa Music and Health Research Insti­tute, the direc­tor and prin­ci­pal researcher of the Piano Ped­a­gogy Research Lab­o­ra­to­ry, and a pro­fes­sor at the School of Music at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ottawa. His research lab­o­ra­to­ry con­ducts mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary research on music and health, music and well­be­ing for peo­ple with demen­tia or men­tal ill­ness, musi­cians’ health, music learn­ing (moti­va­tion, music read­ing). His research find­ings have received cov­er­age in var­i­ous aca­d­e­m­ic jour­nals as well as in pop­u­lar media out­lets (tele­vi­sion and magazine).