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Sounding Out on Brexit

Sounding Out on Brexit

The Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC) at Queen’s University Belfast organised this event which allowed participants to record sound bites / interviews on the topic of... More
Brokering Intercultural Exchange

Brokering Intercultural Exchange

This AHRC funded international research network seeks to understand the role of arts and cultural managers as intercultural brokers in our context of globalisation,... More
Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland

Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland

The Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland: an all island research network(CPOI) was established in 2015 to further research and information exchange on cultural policy... More
Dancing About Architecture

Dancing About Architecture

Dr Gascia Ouzounian was one of four invited speakers at the symposium Dancing About Architecture, which took place in Berlin from 23-28 September 2014. This symposium brought... More
October 2 2014
Wilde at Home

Wilde at Home

This practice-based research programme explores the idea put forward by Henri Levebvre of "lived space" - that we produce space as we move in it. This concept is helpful in... More
Queen’s and the Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland

Queen’s and the Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland

  In Dublin of October 4th 2013 President Michael D. Higgins launched The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland at an event attended by hundreds of people spanning... More
Lovers Uncrossed

Lovers Uncrossed

In July 2014, the elegant Concert Room of St George's Hall in Liverpool was the setting for the European Opera Centre’s production of Mozart’s Così fan... More
Soundscape Park Project

Soundscape Park Project

Experience another world here in the heart of Belfast The Soundscape Park project is a new permanent interactive sound installation in East Belfast, and the first of its kind in... More
Diverse Collaborations

Diverse Collaborations

The spring and summer of 2014 have seen two diverse collaborations by composer Professor Piers Hellawell. In March 2014 the MAC (Belfast) played host to the world premiere by... More
Communicating musical knowledge through gesture: Piano teachers’ gestural behaviours across different levels of student proficiency

Communicating musical knowledge through gesture: Piano teachers’ gestural behaviours across different levels of student proficiency

Lilian Simones (SARC), Dr Matthew Rodger (Psychology) and Dr Schroeder (SARC) published another article in the Journal Psychology of Music. The exploratory case study compares the... More
October 30 2014
Categorizations of physical gesture in piano teaching: A preliminary enquiry

Categorizations of physical gesture in piano teaching: A preliminary enquiry

Lilian Simones (SARC), Dr Schroeder (SARC) and Dr Matthew Rodger (Psychology) published an article in the Journal Psychology of Music. The article explores the role of gesture... More
September 15 2014
The Prague Provisional Theatre and its audiences – connections and disjunctions

The Prague Provisional Theatre and its audiences – connections and disjunctions

In the last academic year, Jan Smaczny gave a guest seminar in the Music Department of the University of Southampton. The subject of his presentation was a new way of looking at... More
August 13 2014
Soundweaving Writings on Improvisation

Soundweaving Writings on Improvisation

Dr Schroeder published her new edited book on music improvisation. The book was printed earlier this year (2014) by Cambridge Scholars, and will be officially laucnhed... More
September 1 2014
Regulating the Moving Image: Presentation at University of Sunderland

Regulating the Moving Image: Presentation at University of Sunderland

Dr Sian Barber (Film Studies) presented a research paper at the Where Are We Now conference hosted by the University of Sunderland at their campus in London on 23-24 April. The... More
July 18 2014
The Great Learning

The Great Learning

Dr Gascia Ouzounian was a keynote speaker at the 2014 Colloquium on Improvisation, Community Practice and Social Action (ICASP) at McGill University in Montréal. The... More
August 18 2014
An exploratory analysis of the role of gesture in instrumental music teaching and learning

An exploratory analysis of the role of gesture in instrumental music teaching and learning

For the 5th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS) Lilian Simones (SARC), Dr Schroeder (SARC) and Dr Matthew Rodger (Psychology) wrote about the first... More
Translating Improvisation

Translating Improvisation

The translating improvisation research group engages with improvisation as a social practice through an exploration of the possibility of translating improvisational... More
Mapping Biosignals in Music

Mapping Biosignals in Music

Professor Eric Lyon, Professor Ben Knapp (Virginia Tech) and Dr Gascia Ouzounian (Queen's) have co-authored an article on compositional and performance mapping for the latest... More
Noise learning and dyslexia.

Noise learning and dyslexia.

Dr Trevor Agus (Sonic Arts) published an article on “Perceptual learning of acoustic noise by individuals with dyslexia” in the May 2014 edition of Journal of Speech,... More
July 18 2014