Liliana Araújo is Research Associate in Performance Science working on the Musical Impact Project. She studied Psychology at University of Evora and completed her PhD within the Centre for Psychological Research (CIPSI) at University of Minho (Portugal). Her research focused on expert performance and development in dance and science. Liliana worked as research intern at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, supported by a Leonardo da Vinci mobility grant. At Trinity Laban, she lectured on performance psychology for students and staff, pursued research on dance teaching and motivation, and supervised MSc Dance Science students.
Liliana has worked in the field of education as psychologist and teacher and has experience as lecturer and supervisor for undergraduate and masters’ degree programmes in the field of psychology and performance science. Liliana’s current research interests include health and wellbeing, expert performance as well as career development for performing artists.