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Durham University


Current students

SectionNameResearch Interests
Research Student: Mr Juliano Abramovay
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Improvisation
  • Music Analysis
  • Rhythm theory
Mr James Armitage -
Mr Douglas Bachorik-jr
  • Emotion experience and influence in choral and congregational singing (Performative Music-Evoked Affect)
  • Music in theology and theology of music.
  • Other aspects of music emotion (Receptive Music-Evoked Affect)
  • The nature of music-human interaction.
Mr Scott Bannister
  • Music and emotion
  • Music and film
  • Music and neuroscience
  • Social perception and cognition
Mr. Budhaditya Bhattacharyya -
Mr Christopher Blakey
  • Musical analysis
  • The relationship between science, music, and faith.
  • The theology of music
Revd Nicholas Brown
  • Music and theology
  • Music in cathedrals
Miss Jia Cao -
Mr Nick Carlson
  • Chaos Theory
  • Fractals
  • Fugues of Bach
  • I Ching
  • Microtonal Music
Mr Mark Carroll -
Mr Athol Cassidy -
Mr Daryn Dawson-Jones
  • Notation
  • Orchestration
  • Temporality in music
Revd James Dickinson -
Miss Enya Doyle
  • British choral and cathedral music
  • Music and gender
  • Music and institutions
  • Music and Social Justice
  • Music Theology
Miss Laura Erel
  • Form-functional Theory
  • Schema Theory
  • Schenkerian analysis
  • Sonata Theory
  • Theory and analysis
Mr Peter Foggitt
  • Atonal counterpoint
  • Choral music
  • Erotic text and sacred music in the late Renaissance
  • Improvisation
  • Semiotics and expressive intention
Mr Thomas Graves
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music and Emotion
  • Music and Islam
  • Music and Ritual
  • Music of North India
  • Qawwali
Miss Sarah Hashim
  • Music and emotion
  • Music cognition
  • Visual memory
  • Visual mental imagery
Miss Sophie Horrocks
  • French social and cultural history
  • Music, mobility and centre-periphery relationships
  • Nineteenth century music
  • Opera and theatre studies
  • Performance practice
Mr. Ruixue Hu
  • Austro-Germanic music (Baroque, Classical and Romantic
  • Music Theory and Analysis
  • Symphonies and conducting
  • Tonal Composition
Mr Adam Hughes -
Ms Maddie Kavanagh Clarke
  • Analysis of early nineteenth-century music
  • Formal articulation and cadences
  • Mendelssohn
  • Musical syntax
  • Sonata form
  • Theories of form
Mr Sunbin Kim
  • Music theory and analysis
  • Nineteenth-century music
  • Musical form
  • Theory of formal functions
  • Anton Bruckner
Mr Robert King
  • Algorithm composition
  • New notational methods
  • Sociopolitical commentary through use of data in composition
Ms Giselle Lee
  • French music
  • Music and Philosophy
  • Music and politics
  • Music theory and analysis
  • Nineteenth-century music
Mr Kelvin Lee
  • Analysis and performance
  • Analysis of sonata form
  • Global modernism
  • History of music theory
  • History of symphonism
  • Intersection between music theory and the history of ideas
  • Music in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
  • Theory of tonality
Mr Thomas Lennie
  • Music and emotion
  • Music cognition
  • World music
Miss Chen Li
  • Chinese military songs and revolutionary songs
  • Chinese music in the twentieth century
  • Music philosophy
  • The relationship between music and society
Mr Matthias Lichtenfeld -
Ms Natalie Matias -
Ms Annaliese Micallef Grimaud
  • Emotion manipulation through music
  • Music and emotions
  • Music composition
  • The affect of music structure and expressive cues on perceived emotion
Mr Petr Nuska
  • Bi-musicality and participative apprenticeship
  • Ethnographic filmmaking and Participatory video
  • Ethnomusicology and Anthropology of music
  • Formal and informal music education
  • Music of Central and Eastern European Roma
Mrs Alice Robinson -
Ms Hazel Rowland
  • Music theory and analysis
  • Nineteenth-century aesthetics
Mr Bernard Salter
  • Music & Spirituality
  • The Reception of Plainchant
Mrs Chara Steliou
  • music and memory
  • music performance anxiety
  • piano pedagogy
Mr James Strowman
  • French poetry and literature
  • Music and memory
  • Musical modernisms
  • Phenomenology
  • The music of Henri Dutilleux
  • Twentieth-century French history
Mrs Elizabeth Sweet
  • Analysis
  • Britain in the Early Twentieth Century
  • British Music
  • Neoclassicism in Music
Miss Songzi Tao -
Mr James Tate -
Ms Yvonne Teo
  • Analysis
  • Analysis and Performance
  • History of music theory
  • Intersection between music theory and musical perception
  • Music in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
  • Neo-Riemannian Theory
  • Schenker
  • Set Theory
Miss Shiyun Wang -
Mr Matthew Warren
  • Ideals and values in academia
  • Ideals and values in composition
  • Institutionalisation and art
  • Social Epistemology
  • Sociology of cultural production
Prof Michael Worboys
  • Formal processes in composition
  • Space and sound
Ms Emmanuela Wroth
  • Celebrity Theory
  • Female actors
  • Nineteenth-Century France
  • Popular theatre
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Queer theory
  • Sex Work
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theories of Gender and Sexuality
Miss Ying Zhou -
Taught Postgraduate: Mr. Isaac Conroy
  • The Aesthetics of Progressive-Rock
  • The Metaphysics of Musical Tones
  • Tonality
  • Adorno's Modernism
  • Natural Theology and Ordinary Theology
Miss Tianlei Han -
Mr. Benjamin Harris -
Mr. Hugo Jennings -
Ryan Mackey
  • Congregational and devotional music
  • Convergence, ecumenism
  • Electronic music
  • Liturgics
  • Spiritual formation
Mr. Matthew McCullough
  • 19th and 20th Century British Music and Culture
  • Music and World War One
  • Music, Conflict, and Collective Memory
  • Music, Trauma, and Death
  • Music Theology