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Read more at: Launch of the Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

Launch of the Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

12 July 2022

The University of Cambridge has just launched a new research centre: the Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence (CHIA). CHIA will be bringing together researchers from many parts of the University, including engineering and mathematics, philosophy, and social sciences. The goal is to investigate how human and...


Read more at: DataCamp supports the CMS with free data science classes

DataCamp supports the CMS with free data science classes

1 July 2022

DataCamp has kindly renewed its support for Music & Science teaching at the CMS. They will be providing our undergraduate students with free online data science classes over the 2022 summer holidays. Students will be taking classes in Python, learning fundamental programming and data analysis skills that will serve...


Read more at: Graduating Part II students

Graduating Part II students

1 July 2022

We are very proud of our nine Part II project students who completed their studies this summer. Each of them conducted their own research project over the course of the academic year, which they wrote up as a dissertation for their final examinations. Topics included emotion, acoustics, memorability, musical abilities, and...


Read more at: Funding from the Cambridge Humanities Research Grants Scheme

Funding from the Cambridge Humanities Research Grants Scheme

1 June 2022

We are delighted to have been awarded a £20,000 grant from the Cambridge Humanities Research Grants Scheme for the project 'Transforming music cognition research through next-generation online experiments'. This grant will drive ongoing development of our PsyNet software. PsyNet provides a concise yet highly expressive...


Read more at: Funding from the Centre for Digital Humanities

Funding from the Centre for Digital Humanities

7 April 2022

We are pleased to have received a Project Incubation Grant from the Centre for Digital Humanities to support Huw Cheston's PhD research. This £2000 grant is supporting the development and validation of an exciting new software tool for studying interaction in musical performances. Musicians (e.g. a jazz duo) play together...


Read more at: New paper 'REPP: A robust cross-platform solution for online sensorimotor synchronization experiments'

New paper 'REPP: A robust cross-platform solution for online sensorimotor synchronization experiments'

14 February 2022

We are happy to share our new publication, 'REPP: A robust cross-platform solution for online sensorimotor synchronization experiments', a project led by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics and the Centre for Music and Science (Manuel Anglada-Tort; Peter Harrison; Nori Jacoby). REPP (Rhythm...


Read more at: Silas Sanders contributes to musical maths training project

Silas Sanders contributes to musical maths training project

24 January 2022

CAMathories is a project run by a group of Cambridge University alumni and faculty members whose goal is to develop fun and interactive stories and games for teaching young children mathematics. Music often plays an important role in these applications. Third-year CMS undergraduate student Silas Sanders got involved...


Read more at: Peter Harrison presents to Goldsmiths Master's students

Peter Harrison presents to Goldsmiths Master's students

20 January 2022

I gave a talk today at Goldsmiths, University of London, speaking to the students and lecturers of the MSc in Music, Mind & Brain and MSc in Psychology of Aesthetics, Neuroscience and Creativity. The talk was titled Computational theories of aesthetics , and presented an argument for why computational theories are...


Read more at: Part II student research projects

Part II student research projects

2 December 2021

Michaelmas Term has been drawing to an end, and our Part II undergraduate students have been making excellent progress on their coursework research projects. Ellis Thomas has been studying the sense in which room acoustics affects expert performances of keyboard music. Emily Trubshaw has been running a series of large-...


Read more at: DataCamp supports the CMS with free data science classes

DataCamp supports the CMS with free data science classes

1 December 2021

DataCamp will support our undergraduate Music and Science students with free data science classes over the 2021 Christmas holidays. Students will be taking classes in R and Python, learning fundamental programming and data analysis skills that will serve them very well for future research projects. Click here to learn more...


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Launch of the Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

12 July 2022

The University of Cambridge has just launched a new research centre: the Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence (CHIA). CHIA will be bringing together researchers from many parts of the University, including engineering and mathematics, philosophy, and social sciences. The goal is to investigate how human and...

Graduating Part II students

1 July 2022

We are very proud of our nine Part II project students who completed their studies this summer. Each of them conducted their own research project over the course of the academic year, which they wrote up as a dissertation for their final examinations. Topics included emotion, acoustics, memorability, musical abilities, and...

DataCamp supports the CMS with free data science classes

1 July 2022

DataCamp has kindly renewed its support for Music & Science teaching at the CMS. They will be providing our undergraduate students with free online data science classes over the 2022 summer holidays. Students will be taking classes in Python, learning fundamental programming and data analysis skills that will serve...