Department of Music and Drama

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The University of Huddersfield is home to a vibrant, diverse, international, and innovative group of music researchers. Our staff are recognised as leading figures in their fields, as evidenced by major commissions, performances, recordings, and publications. Our international postgraduate student community includes early career researchers who are already making significant contributions as composers, performers, technicians, engineers, and musicologists.



Drama, Theatre and Performance at Huddersfield hosts a vibrant and developing research culture in the ares of psychophysical performance, performance Magic, technical theatre and multimedia in performance.

Drama research also includes research activities into performance and disability, psychoanalysis, creativity, ecology, improvisation, new writing, and processes of devising. Members of the Drama team have contributed articles to peer-reviewed journals such as Contemporary Theatre Review, Performing Ethos, TDR, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training as well as contributing chapters to a variety of collections, authoring monographs and editing collections and series.

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music Social Sciences
Music Arts & Humanities
recording Social Sciences
Sound Arts & Humanities
musician Social Sciences
performance Social Sciences
Composer Arts & Humanities
electronics Social Sciences

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Research Output 1992 2018

All the Noises: Hijacking Listening Machines for Performative Research

Bowers, J. & Green, O. 22 Mar 2018 (Accepted/In press) NIME 2018: New Interfaces For Musical Expression.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


A republic of spaces

Cassidy, A. May 2018

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


Atlas of the Sky: for soprano, 3 percussion & crowd, duration 65 minutes

Lim, L. 2018

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


Projects 2013 2022

Songs of the Caves: acoustics and prehistoric art in Cantabrian caves

Till, R., Fazenda, B. M. & Scarre, C.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Song-Action

Spatz, B.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

FluCoMa: Fluid Corpus Manipulations

Tremblay, P., Green, O., Roma, G., Harker, A., Clarke, J. & Dufeu, F.


Project: ResearchEU Government

Activities 2008 2018

Ambient @40

Adkins, M. (Organiser)
23 Feb 201824 Feb 2018

Activity: Organising a conference, workshop, ...

British Forum for Ethnomusicography and the Royal Musical Association Research Students' Conference

Haworth, C. (Organiser)
4 Jan 20186 Jan 2018

Activity: Organising a conference, workshop, ...

Songs From Northam Avenue

Martin, W. (Participant)
14 Apr 2018

Activity: Other