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News Archive 2012

Travel scholarships announced by Queen's University for enrolled students

The University has announced several travel scholarships available to currently enrolled undergraduate and postgraduate students at Queen's.  

The scholarships provide a great opportunity to fund students who wish to do their studies abroad.  

Details of the scholarships can be found from the school funding pages.


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SARC at Multiplicidade, Brazil

Artists from the Sonic Arts Research Centre are participating in one of Brazil's most significant events dedicated to performance and new technologies - Multiplicidade in Rio de Janeiro (http://www.multiplicidade.com/2012/). Multiplicidade_Imagem_Som_inusitados is a multimedia performance festival held in Rio de Janeiro since 2005, held at Oi Futuro Flamengo and Oi Casa Grande. The festival's main goal is to unite at the same stage visual arts and experimental sounds in multimedia performances.

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Santander Mobility Scholarship

Santander Mobility Scholarship 2012/2013

The following scholarships are available:

·     9 x £5k studentships for postgraduate students to Brazil

·     5 x £1k scholarships to support postgraduate student trips to Europe 

·     2 x €5000 Formula scholarships for postgraduate students to Brazil

Apply by 30th Novermber 2012

Apply   (Word doc)

Regulations   (pdf)


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Lectureship at the Sonic Arts Research Centre

The Sonic Arts Research Centre is looking to appoint a full time, permanent member of academic staff with a background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Computer Science.  This position is an opportunity to contribute to the interdisciplinary research team at the Sonic Arts Research Centre, School of Creative Arts, Queen's University Belfast. 
 
The aim of this post is to produce high-quality research and publications and to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the area of research expertise and other technical areas across the curriculum. Relevant fields of research expertise include digital signal processing for audio, digital music processing, spatial audio, performance technologies, HCI, software design, recording and production. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the development of links between the arts and the sciences in the context of the creative industries. 
 
The postholder will be based at the Sonic Arts Research Centre and will contribute to the curriculum of the BSc Music Technology and Sonic Arts, the MA Sonic Arts and will be involved in PhD supervision.
 
Informal enquires can be directed to Mr Chris Corrigan (c.corrigan@qub.ac.uk). For more information and job details please visit https://hrwebapp.qub.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=6284222dcO&WVID=6273090Lgx&LANG=USA
 
Closing Date: 12/11/2012 
 
Sonic Arts Research Centre
School of Creative Arts
Queen's University Belfast

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Clare Hammond is our Pianist in Residence for this academic year!

 

Clare astonished audiences here with her lunchtime recital last November, as well as giving a fascinating talk on her recent PhD research. She is back this year for three visits, each featuring a recital appearance, in which she will also be coaching performance students and working with composers. Her visits are promoted in association with Moving On Music.

Clare's first visit is Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th October....

On TUESDAY 9th she will be working with Year 3 Composition 
On WEDNESDAY 10th she will be hosting a Pianists' Workshop and teaching individually
On THURSDAY 11th she will be taking the Final Recitalists' Seminar, and giving her Evening Recital in the Harty Room. Her recital programme includes Beethoven's Appassionata, Scriabin’s Sonata no 5 and a Hamilton Harty premiere!  There are free tickets for students and staff up to an agreed limit, so put your name down now for a ticket with the Office in the Music building.

Clare visits again in February and April of 2013.

For details you can contact Professor Piers Hellawell,p.hellawell@qub.ac.uk


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MA Sonic Arts Showcase

The MA in Sonic Arts Showcase takes place this Friday, 7th September at 10:30am in the Sonic Arts Research Centre.  

There will be works including compositions, interactive installations and performances.  All are welcome.  

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Queen’s University Belfast Convocation Studentship

Convocation has introduced a studentship for postgraduate study to promote the involvement of Convocation in the University and to strengthen ties between the University and Convocation.

One studentship, tenable for one year, will be awarded to a maximum value of £5,000. The studentship will normally be awarded annually to one student. The award is not automatically renewable however a student may reapply in consecutive years.

Applicants must be graduates of Queen’s University Belfast and eligible to be members of Convocation.

Applicants must also already be accepted to study for a postgraduate research qualification (PhD, MSc and MPhil) at Queen’s University in any discipline. 

The Studentship is open to full-time postgraduate students only.

The Studentship can only be awarded to an applicant not already holding any other form of award for their postgraduate studies.

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2012

Further details about the Studentship and the application form are available to download from the Convocation website: http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/Alumni/Associations/Convocation/

 

Details can also be obtained from the Clerk of Convocation at the address below:

Dr Heather Anderson
Clerk of Convocation
School of Pharmacy
Medical Biology Centre
97 Lisburn Road
Belfast BT9 7BL

Email: convocation @qub.ac.uk


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Call for Teaching Assistants 2012-13

 

The School of Creative Arts is looking for Teaching Assistants to help engage in the delivery of specific modules for the 2012-13 academic year.  

For more information about the modules involved and how to apply, please click here.

 

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QUB Dragon's Den Winner

Augustine Leudar

Congratulations to Augustine Leudar for winning a Queen's Dragon's Den award for £3000 to invest in sound intallations for this year's Belfast Festival. He intends to invest it in a wavefield synthesis system which will be used in a sequel to last year's sound installation in the tropical ravine "Invisible forest". Augustine is a student in the MA Sonic Arts programme. 

 


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ARE YOU A RECENT QUEEN’S GRADUATE?

DO YOU INTEND TO TRAVEL TO NORTH AMERICA IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PROGRAMME OF STUDY FOR AT LEAST EIGHT WEEKS?

IF SO, YOU COULD BE IN LINE TO RECEIVE A HELEN RAMSEY TURTLE SCHOLARSHIP, WHICH WILL NORMALLY BE AWARDED TO ONE RECIPIENT ONLY AND WILL BE OF AT LEAST £800 IN VALUE.

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We are pleased to announce new scholarships funded by Santander UK, with the assistance of Grupo Santander to support scholarship and mobility in the context of exchanges between Queen's and partner universities in Latin America.

Click here for more information and how to apply

 

 



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PhD Studentships and MA Bursaries 2012

 

Applications are now open for the MA Sonic Arts and PhD programmes at SARC. PhD studentships for the 2012-13 academic year are available for UK and EU applicants (dealine 9th March). Click here for full information.

MA Bursaries from the School of Creative Arts are available for applicants to the MA Sonic Arts programme (deadline 27th April). More on the MA Sonic Arts programme.

 

 


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STUDY DAY - BACH AND THE CHORALE

Tuesday 29 November 2011, 10 am - 4.30 pm

School of Creative Arts, Music Building, Queen’s University Belfast

 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Robin A. Leaver

 

Registration: 10 am

Coffee and lunch provided

 

Please send registration form to Susan McCormick: smccormick17@qub.ac.uk

Closing Date for registration: Friday 25 November 2011

 

Click to see the programme and registration document >>  Bach Study Day Nov 2011    



 

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