[ 11. November 2014 ]

STUDIUM – M3C PhD studentship opportunity at De Montfort University (UK/EU students only)

Subject: M3C PhD studentship opportunity at De Montfort
University (UK/EU students only)
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014
From: Leigh Landy

PhD opportunities – Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre

De Montfort University (Leicester, UK)

Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

AHRC funding for UK/EU arts and humanities students

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410
PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students
in the arts and humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between the
universities of De Montfort, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Leicester,
Nottingham and Nottingham Trent, provides research candidates with
cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including
cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject -specific and
generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

The Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre within the
Leicester Music School – De Montfort University is inviting applications
from students whose research interests include:

Electroacoustic music/sonic art composition/performance

Electroacoustic music studies

The deadline for AHRC funding applications is 14 January 2015, by which
time students must have applied for a place to study and have provided
two references to a university within the DTP. For full details of
eligibility, funding and research supervision areas, please visit
http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk .

For subject-specific queries, please contact Prof. Leigh Landy
llandy(at)dmu.ac.uk and for university-related
queries, you can contact m3c(at)dmu.ac.uk

Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre


The Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre 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 The MTI programme was established in
1999 and the research centre is now acknowledged globally to be a leader
in its field. It hosts a number of projects including the
Electroacoustic Resources Site initiatives, EARS and EARS 2, initiatives
in electroacoustic music analysis (e.g., eAnalysis, OREMA) and is host
to the international journal, “Organised Sound” (Cambridge University
Press). It has an annual events series consisting of concerts, seminars
and symposia – http://www.mti.dmu.ac.uk .

The /Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre/at De Montfort
University invites applications to the Midlands 3 Cities Doctoral
Training Partnershipfrom UK and EU students. All researchers are
specialised in the areas of sonic art/electroacoustic music composition
and electroacoustic music studies.//Members of the research centre and
their research interests are listed below:

Dr. Simon Atkinson/Acousmatic music and experimental electronic music
composition; C20th & contemporary musics; sound spatialisation; music

Dr. Peter Batchelor/Sonic arts; electroacoustic music composition;
electroacoustic music studies, sound in space; installation practice;
public art

Dr. Bret Battey/Generative/algorithmic music and visuals; audiovisual
composition; electroacoustic composition; haptics; custom sound synthesis

Prof. Simon Emmerson/Electroacoustic music – composition, performance,
aesthetics and analysis, pedagogy; contemporary music; music and technology

Prof. Leigh Landy/Composition (including cross-arts); electroacoustic
music studies; devising/collaborative practices; dramaturgy; access
to/facilitation of contemporary music practice (community/education)

Dr. John Richards/New modes of performance and interactive
environments/Dirty Electronics; improvisation; participatory art

Dr. Craig Vear/Composition; intermedia and interdisciplinary music;
sound theatre; digital opera; interactive performance environments;
soundscape and sound art

Prof. John Young/Composition (electroacoustic and instrumental);
environmental sounds and sound recognition; aesthetics of digital sound