News and events
News and events (since 2018)
9 December 2021. Inaugural lecture with concert of three Professors in Music: Dorothy Ker, Dom McHugh, and Renee Timmers
12 November 2021. NEMUR organised by Sheffield featuring sessions on research methods related to physiology, synchronisation and Bayesian statistics.
4 November 2021. Publication of Together in Music: Coordination, expression, participation with OUP. See brief video introductions for more detail.
1 Sep 2021. Several new publications - multiple from Shen Li on interactions between sound and body in the perception, performance and teaching of timbre.
1 Sep 2021. Pre-order of 'Together in Music: Coordination, expression, participation' is available
28-31 July 2021. International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC16-ESCOM11)
1 June 2021. Justin Christensen joins the Department of Music and MMM to work with Jenni MacRitchie on the development of music technology for older adults.
1 April 2021. The British Academy supports workshops for early career researchers from ODA countries as part of ICMPC16-ESCOM11
1 March 2021. Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey starts her Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research fellowship on The Orchestra in Afghanistan
1-5 Feb 2021. Cross-European Winter School on Musical Ability. (virtual winter school)
1 Feb 2021. Jennifer MacRitchie starts her Future Research Fellowship on designing musical technologies to help people with dementia
15 Dec 2020. Deadline for job application: Postdoctoral Researcher working on 'Music and technology for the health and wellbeing of older adults'
13 November 2020. Online meeting on Mapping music for wellbeing in Sheffield.
1 Nov 2020. Shen Li starts her postdoc at China Central Normal University in Wuhan!
October 2020. Launch of four videos on 'Connecting through music' across the lifespan - from infants to later in life.
October 2020. Lot's of new publications - on synesthesia, teaching of expressive performance, embodied concepts of piano timbre and dynamic perception of auditory streams.
1 Sept 2020. Nicola Pennill starts her postdoc at RNCM!
August 2020. Launch of a new study on 'Music and coping with Covid-19'
1 August 2020. UKRI funded research project starts that will investigate 'The impact of Covid-19 on the cultural ecology of Sheffield - a case study of impact and recovery'
3 July 2020. Webinar and launch of Podcasts on Synaesthesia, Expression and Music & Space. 9.30am-10.30pm
17 June 2020. Webinar on Music for wellbeing in Sheffield. 11am-12am
January 2020. Official graduation of Dr Nicola Pennill
12 Dec 2019 Naomi Ziv presents on Pro-peace or anti-war? The influence of protest songs on emotions toward ingroup and outgroup in conflict
12 Oct 2019 Sound Teaching: Workshops for teachers on expression, communication and creativity in music performance
19 June 2019 Families and music: An interdisciplinary perspective on fostering family bonding (Mexico City)
July 2019 Official graduation of Dr Henrique Meissner
14 January 2019 Ensemble network symposium: Expressiveness and nonverbal communication in ensemble performance.
20-27 Sept 2018 Colourama: A synaesthesia experience, installation and podcast presentation at the Festival of the Mind.
July 2018 Official graduation of Dr Ioanna Filippidi
12-14 April 2018 Together in music: expression, performance and communication in ensembles. (York)