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Centre for Music and Science


The CMS is occasionally able to offer paid research internship opportunities. Such opportunities will be listed on this page. Please note that, due to labour regulations, we are unable to offer unpaid research internships.

Unfortunately there are no open research internship opportunities currently available at the CMS. However, we are able to host students who are required to take internships as part of UK-based higher education programmes; we are also able to take students through the Erasmus traineeship scheme. Please contact Peter Harrison, the Director of the CMS, for more details (

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Latest news

ICMPC17 presentation - Huw Cheston - Coordination Strategies in Networked Jazz Performances

4 September 2023

We just got back from from an inspiring ICMPC17 (International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition) in Tokyo. It was so great to hear from music psychology laboratories over the world, and to reconnect with old friends and colleagues. Several of our CMS members presented at this conference, including PhD student...

Michaelmas 2023 seminars announced

30 August 2023

The seminar list for Michaelmas 2023 has now been published on the CMS seminars page ! We are excited to have guests joining us from institutes around the world, including Europe, the United States, and Australia, to talk about a variety of topics spanning pitch, rhythm, timbre, and memory.

Research associate position for managing a randomised controlled trial of music therapy with autistic children

30 August 2023

The Autism Research Centre at the Cambridge Department of Psychiatry is looking to appoint a research associate (fixed-term) to manage a randomised controlled trial of music therapy with autistic children. The application deadline is 10 September 2023. For more details see the following link: