PhD Studentship Available (Closing date 15 Mar 2013)

A PhD research studentship covering stipend and tuition fee costs is offered within the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre (MTI-RC), working with an internationally recognised research team that is known for its artistic work within the field of sonic arts/electroacoustic music composition and related field of scholarship, electroacoustic music studies. It is available to suitably qualified UK or EU students.

The PhD project will focus on scholarly research and artistic production based on the combination of music and technology. Applicants will be accepted in areas of interest reflecting areas of expertise of the MTI-RC staff (see including, but not limited to: compositional and performance approaches to electroacoustic music, including audio-visual, public art/alternative spaces, installation art and interactivity-related (e.g., performance interfaces) applications; and scholarly work related to electroacoustic music studies, such as analysis, socio-cultural aspects and signification issues. Furthermore, given our large-scale collaboration with DMU’s Centre for Enhanced Learning through Technology (CELT) and Educational studies subject area, proposals related to electroacoustic music and access would also be welcome.

For a more detailed description of the studentship project please contact Prof. Leigh Landy on +44/(0)116 257 7956 or email

This research opportunity builds on our excellent past achievements and looking forward to REF2014 and beyond. It will develop the university’s research capacity into new and evolving areas of study, enhancing DMU’s national and international research partnerships.

Applications are invited from UK or EU students with a good first degree (First, 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Doctoral scholarships are available for up to three years full-time study starting October 2013 and provide a bursary of £13,770 pa in addition to university tuition fees.

To receive an application pack, please contact the Graduate School Office via email at Completed applications should be returned together with two supporting references.

Please quote ref:  DMU Research Scholarships 2013

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 15th March 2013