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Degrees

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Doctor of Philosophy

Audrey Riley – 2021
In Pursuit of Non-Knowledge: Perspectives on Performing with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Susanne Grunewald – 2021
Exploration of Sound-Based Music Composition Tools and Techniques for Hollywood-Style Science Fiction Films
W: www.suzannesoundcreations.com

Asher Arnon – 2021
Visual Music Strategies and the Sense of Place

Luigi Marino – 2021
[M4C DTP PhD based at University of Birmingham]
Revisiting a Relational Approach to Electronic Music Performance

Francisco Marti Pérez – 2020
Multichannel Audiovisual Composition Using Audiovisual Sampling, Synchronous Granular Synthesis and Psuedorandom Number Generator Algorithms 
W: www.rmsonce.com

Takuro Lippit – 2020
Listening with Hands: The Instrumental Impulse and Invisible Transformation in Turntablism
W: www.djsniff.com

Steve Jones – 2020
Towards a Practitioner Model of Mobile Music
W: steranko.tumblr.com

James Kelly – 2019
Playing the Record Lathe: Vinyl Record Cutter as Musical Instrument  

Robin Parmar – 2019
Platial Phenomenology and Environmental Composition 
W: robinparmar.com

Amit Patel – 2019
Studio Bench: the DIY Nomad and Noise Selector
W: www.dushume.co.uk

Simon Waite – 2019
Networks of Liveness in Singer-Songwriting: A practice-based enquiry into developing audio-visual interactive systems and creative strategies for composition and performance 
W: www.nationaltrevor.com

Maya Verlaak – 2019 
[M3C DTP Scholar based at Birmigham Conservatory]
Embodying Context During the Music Compositional Process…
W: www.maya.ricercata.org

Virginie Viel -– 2019
Multi-form Visualisation: An Approach to Acousmatic Composition
W: virginieviel.com

Louise Rossiter – 2017
A Practical Investigation of Expectation in Acousmatic Music 
W: www.louiserossiter.com

Kerry Francksen-Kelly – 2017
Intimate Bodies and Technologies: A Concept for ‘Live-digital’ Dancing 

Manolis Manousakis -– 2017
Cross-arts Production Methods Using Collectives 
W: www.manolismanousakis.com

David Holland – 2016
Developing Heightened Listening: A Creative Tool for Introducing Primary School Children to Sound-based Music

Neal Spowage – 2016
Physical Interaction with Electronic Instruments in Devised Performance 
W: www.nealspowage.com

Marinos Koutsomichalis – 2015
A Hypermedia and Project-based Approach to Music, Sound and Media Art 
W: www.marinoskoutsomichalis.com

Luca Forcucci – 2015
Mapping Dynamic Relations in Sound and Space Perception

Panos Amelides – 2015
Acousmatic Storytelling: A Compositional Approach

Ben Ramsay – 2015
Exploring Compositional Relationships between Acousmatic Music and Electronica 
W: www.benramsay.co.uk

Michael Gatt – 2015
Tools for Understanding Electroacoustic Music

David Gray – 2014
The Visualisation and Representation of Electroacoustic Music

Nasia Therapontos – 2013
Evolving Music Education in the Digital Age: Sound-Based Music in Public Schools of Cyprus

Jerry Fishenden – 2013 - via the Institute of Creative Technologies
Interactive Digital Technologies and the User Experience of Time and Place
W: fishenden.com

Andrew Hill – 2012
Interpreting Electroacoustic Audio-Visual Music
W: www.ahillav.co.uk

Motje Wolf – 2012
The Appreciation of Electroacoustic Music - An Empirical Study with Inexperienced Listeners

Katerina Tzedaki – 2012
Into the Sounding Environment: A Compositional Approach
W: tzedk.wordpress.com

Ian Wilcock – 2012 - via the Institute of Creative Technologies
Multimedia and Live Performance
W: www.willcock.org

Lorenzo Picinali –2010
The Creation of a Binaural Spatialization Tool
W: www.imperial.ac.uk/people/l.picinali

Robin McGinley – 2009
Breaking the Sound Barrier: Explorations in Experimental SoundArt, Soundscape Research and Interactive Systems
W: www.interactive-agents.com

Ximena Alarcon – 2007
An Interactive Sonic Environment Based on Commuters' Memory of Soundscape: A Case Study of the London Underground
W: ximenaalarcon.net 

Rick Nance – 2007
Compositional Explorations of Plastic Sound
W:  ricknance.myartsonline.com

Richard Hemmings – 2005
Unpredictable popular music: history, praxis, perception : cryptography, serialism, pseudorandom generation, chance, improvisation and infinite monkeys
W: leicesterdrumschool.co.uk

Sophy Smith – 2005
The compositional processes of UK hip-hop turntable teams
W: DMU staff page

Robert Weale – 2005
The intention/reception project : investigating the relationship between composer intention and listener response in electroacoustic compositions 
W: aural-initiative.com


Master of Philosophy

Jack Richardson – 2020
Sounding Futures: Perception & Experience in Contemporary Music Education


Masters by Research in Music, Technology and Innovation

Mihai Traista – 2021
Robotic Sculpture in Trans- media Composition using Sound and Movement

Samuel Thomas – 2021
Investigating Untutored Perception in Visual Music

Rob Chafer – 2021
Time–Event–Space: A Creative Exploration of Techniques in Multichannel Audio-visual Composition

Calum Vaughan – 2020
Semi Real-time Use of Markov Chains in Algorithmic Electronic Dance Music Performance

Sam Warren – 2019
Relationships Between Electronic Music and Movement Practice

Samantha Topley – 2017
Wearable Technology in Music and Performance 
W: www.samantha-topley.co.uk  

Simon Smith – 2016
Re-creating Diffusion Performance Practices from an Exploration of Listening(s) Experiences

David Gurney – 2016
Considerations and Practice of Creating and Implementing Effective Game Sound Design
W: www.davidjgurney.com

Chloe Cutler – 2013
Enhanced Learning with an Innovative Instrument in KS2 Music Education

Annelie Nederberg – 2012
Notions of Corporeality in Electroacoustic Music

David Holland — 2012
Can a listening strategy be used to increase the appreciation of Electroacoustic Music


Master of Arts in Music, Technology and Innovation

Becky Gray – 2021
Binaural on Streaming Platforms: Headphone Use and Genre Characteristics Enhanced with Binaural Audio

Harri Bettsworth – 2021
Exploring how Uncanny Sound can Trigger Fear in a Video Game

James Reynolds – 2021
Bolton-Crick: Soundscapes from the Somme

Jacob Myer Braslawsce – 2021
G.R.A.S.P, G.R.A.V.D. and Waveset Distortion: The creation of three unique applications and their role in the creation of ‘uhu47’ and ‘How Beautiful My Life Could Be If You Were Here’

Sean Carroll – 2009
Mapping Gestural Motion in Dance to Algorithmic Composition

Nilesh Champaneri – 2008
Composition Using Sampling Methods

Robin Foster – 2009
Live Performance and Improvisation in Electronic and Computer Music

Michael Gatt – 2009
The Art of Composing Site-Specific Sonic Installations

Paul Jones – 2009
Algorithmic composition, Instrument Design and Gestural Mapping to Sound

Jeff Mettlewsky – 2009
Mixed Instrumental and Electronics Composition, Aesthetics

Tasha Roberts – 2009
The Use of Noise in Electronic Music: The Ideas in Glitch

Nasia Therapontos – 2009
Spatialization of music in electroacoustic and sonic art works

Artur Walaszczyk – 2009
Sound design; electroacoustic music - reception and interpretation; soundscape and acousmatic multichannel composition

Andrew Hill – 2008
Composing the Metaphor: Investigating Suitable Strategies for the Composition of Electroacoustic Audio-visual Artworks

James Kelly – 2008
'Technology Hacking': DJ Technology and Appropriation
W: minimaljames.wordpress.com

Amit Patel – 2008
Turntable Performance And Sound Diffusion
W: www.dushume.co.uk

Neal Spowage – 2008
Marrying the Dynamics of Performance and Live Electronic Music Production
W: www.nealspowage.com


Masters by Independent Study

Tony Seaton – 2014
Radiophonic: The music of Delia Derbyshire; Pedagogic: Understanding electroacoustic music at A Level

Gary Blakemore – 2012
The Sonic 'Germ': A Compositional Investigation

Mark Herdman – 2012
The Preserving Machine: Is it Possible to Hear a Novel?

Adam Newman – 2010
On The Auditory Road - An audio adaptaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"

Gez McCoy – 2010
Spatialisation, live electronics and the multi-pickup electric guitar

Russel Michael Harmon – 2011
The Integration of Guitar Performance and Live Electronics: the Circuit Bent Guitar

Bec Gorman – 2008
Composition for Film and Animation

Robbie Lockwood – 2008
Electroacoustic Composition

Chris Cousin – 2008
Electronic Music Composition and Performance

Ioanna Pappa – 2007
Performance Studies and Education

Shammi Pithia – 2007
Pitch Perception and Human Emotion, Its Relevance in Classical Indian Music and its Application in Film Music
W: www.shammipithia.com

Alexis Ffrench – 2007
New Opportunities in Music Technology from a Pedagogical and Musician's Point of View

Serena Alexander – 2007
Composing For The Voice With Electronics And Sound Diffusion

Roger Barker – 2008
Postmodern Popular Composition and The Mix As An Artform

Philip Mead – 2008
Composition for Piano and Electronics
W: www.philipmead.com

Matthew Moore – 2008
Exploring and Extending the Aesthetic and Technological Boundaries of the Talking Book

Thom Corah – 2008
LabTop: An Instrument for the Integration of Live Electronics into Composed Music

Dimitris Moraitis – 2008
Exploring the Use of the Human Voice and Text

Peter Wilkinson – 2008
PLASMA (Progressive, Living And Synthetic Musical Apparatus)