Music has 17 members of academic staff and over 100 postgraduate students studying a diverse range of subjects.
Research areas include: Composition, Musicology, Organology, Musical Acoustics, Music Informatics, Music Technology, Music and Medicine, Music and the Moving Image, Sociology of Music, Popular Music, Music Psychology and Sound Design.
This produces a lively and exciting environment for scholarly, scientific, practical and practice-based research, supported by regular seminar series in diverse areas such as:
Edinburgh College of Art offers a rich and wide-ranging research environment with regular conferences, seminar series, and excellent research facilities including:
Interdisciplinary Music Technology research involves collaborations with:
|Principal investigator||Project title||Funding body|
|Dr Michael Edwards||Electric Cowboy Cacophony: A performance and recording fusing musical elements from the classical, rock and free electronic traditions||AHRC|
|Professor Simon Frith||The Promotion of Live Music in the UK - a Historical, Cultural and Institutional Analysis||AHRC|
|Dr Noel O'Regan||The world of Reformation Britain: seen and heard in the Wode Psalter||AHRC|
|Richard Witts||Tovey and his Reid Orchestra||Development and Alumni|
The Institute for Music in Human and Social Development has strong links with Medicine, Psychology, Neurophysiology, and Sociology and has as one of its aims the strengthening of the theoretical and scientific basis of therapeutic, educational and social practice in music.
This article was published on Jul 27, 2012