(updated since last report)
- Areas of research for people with completed PhDs: Electro Acoustic Composition (David Watt); Scottish Folk Music + Popular Music Pedagogy + Creative Practice (Sean McLaughlin); DIY Culture + Entrepreneurship + Music Industries (Paul Oliver); Music for Cochlear Implants + Pop Music Pedagogy (Zak Moir).
- Areas of research for people working on PhDs: Non-Formal Learning of Rhythm (Ronnie Goodman); Strategic Design (Lesley McKee); Creative Learning Spaces (Helen Roger).
- Areas of research for people working on Masters degrees: Youth Music Policy: Framework for Evaluation (Andrew Dyce); Crafting Design Pedagogy within an Intercultural Context (Christiana Margiotti); Archaeo Acoustics (Nick Green); Professional Practice (David Paterson).
New areas of research activity
(highlighting partners in collaboration)
- Employability in the music industries working with Wide Days (Music Industries Conference) and other Scottish music organisations.
- Vadana Records (Perth College UHI Record Label) will be used as research incubator for primary research in popular music and music business research.
- Paul Oliver and Andrew Dyce: paper presentation titled: ‘Issues and attitudes toward employment in the Scottish music industries’ at Working in Music conference at Glasgow University (January 2016).
(including public lectures and on-line seminars)
- Music industries conference working with Youth Music Forum (YMF) to run in April similar to Words & Music, which ran in 2014 at Perth Concert Hall.