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Read more at: New paper: A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces

New paper: A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces

27 October 2022

Recent CMS undergraduate Silas Sanders just presented his dissertation project at the 153rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. The project is entitled 'A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces'. Silas put together an impressive pipeline of acoustic...


Read more at: New PhD and research assistant positions: Score design for music reading

New PhD and research assistant positions: Score design for music reading

11 October 2022

We are happy to share several new positions at our Centre for Music and Science (Faculty of Music, Cambridge). These positions are part of the Leverhulme Trust-funded project Score designs for the facilitation of music reading: Cognitive and artistic perspectives led by Professor Ian Cross (Principal Investigator) and Dr...


Read more at: CMS at SEMPRE 50th Anniversary Conference

CMS at SEMPRE 50th Anniversary Conference

5 September 2022

We had our first post-COVID conference trip this weekend, to the 50th anniversary conference of the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE). It was great to catch up with old friends and meet more of the community. We are particularly proud of CMS PhD student Xi Zhang, who received the Aubrey Hickman award for her paper entitled 'Tones shape notes: The realisation of lexical tones in Chaozhou songs'. We are also proud of our other CMS students who presented at the conference:


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...


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New paper: A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces

27 October 2022

Recent CMS undergraduate Silas Sanders just presented his dissertation project at the 153rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. The project is entitled 'A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces'. Silas put together an impressive pipeline of acoustic...

New PhD and research assistant positions: Score design for music reading

11 October 2022

We are happy to share several new positions at our Centre for Music and Science (Faculty of Music, Cambridge). These positions are part of the Leverhulme Trust-funded project Score designs for the facilitation of music reading: Cognitive and artistic perspectives led by Professor Ian Cross (Principal Investigator) and Dr...