Our Research

Here's some of the award-winning, world-leading research that takes place in the subject area of Music and Performing Arts.

Interdisciplinary specialisms in Composition, Improvisation and Sonic Art; Embodied Identity; Performance, Reception and Musicology. Recent dissemination across the UK and Europe, North and Central America, Africa, Asia and Australia. In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 84% of our work was internationally recognised, with 19.4% considered world-leading.

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High-profile events with international delegates from across the globe, stimulating research across the wider academic community.

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Postgraduate Study

A thriving environment of around 50 postgraduate researchers, many of whom are internationally active in highly innovative areas of study.

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Practice-Based Research

The Centre for Practice-Based Research in the Arts brings together arts practitioners from across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

View the CPBRA webpages


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