[ 22. Oktober 2019 ]

DEGEM News – NEWS – M4C PhD scholarships at De Montfort University – UK/EU citizens only

Von: Leigh Landy
Datum: Thu, 17 Oct 2019
Betreff: [cec-c] M4C PhD scholarships at De Montfort University – UK/EU citizens only

The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. M4C is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.

M4C is awarding up to 94 doctoral studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2020 through an open competition and 15 Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked competition with a range of partner organisations in the cultural, creative and heritage sector.

The Music, Technology and Innovation – Institute for Sonic Creativity (MTI2) will be known to many on the CEC list. It encompasses a broad and continually evolving range of artistic creation and theory focused on innovative application of new technologies to music. It emphasises electroacoustic music and sonic art.

Subject areas include but are not restricted to:

· Electroacoustic Music Composition / Sonic Arts

o Composition

o Performance

o Devising practices

o Genres and approaches

§ Acousmatic

§ Soundscapes

§ Installation Art

§ Visual Music / Audiovisual

§ Cross-arts

§ DIY / Making

§ Diffusion

§ Algorithms

§ Interactivity

§ Improvisation

§ Networks

§ Sampling

§ Lower case

§ Mixed music

· Electroacoustic Music Studies

o Analysis

o Composition theories

o Socio-cultural issues

o Narrativity and electroacoustic music

o Psychoacoustics/cognition

o Archives and preservation

· Outreach (bringing new sonic creativity to new audiences and new participants)

o Educational initiatives

o Workshops

o Participatory art initiatives

Applicants for M4C funding must in the first instance apply for a PhD place at DMU via DMU’s Doctoral College: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/midlands4cities-dtp/m4c.aspx (deadline 27
November 2019). Following internal approval, the online deadline for M4C funding applications is 14 January 2020 (noon UK time). For informal enquiries and advice on developing proposals for MTI2 please contact: Professor Leigh Landy (llandy@dmu.ac.uk).

For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of M4C’s November application writing workshops, please visit: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/ or contact enquiries@midlands4cities.ac.uk