Lost music histories: researching Scottish music in private and special collections

In this post Brianna Robertson-Kirkland and Elizabeth Ford discuss their experience of researching Scottish music in private and special collections before outlining their plans for the creation of a new digital resource for the history of Scottish music education. Brianna Robertson-Kirkland is a

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Lost music histories: researching Scottish music in private and special collections

In this post Brianna Robertson-Kirkland and Elizabeth Ford discuss their experience of researching Scottish music in private and special collections before outlining their plans for the creation of a new digital resource for the history of Scottish music education. Brianna Robertson-Kirkland is a

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‘Are You One of the Parents?’: Reflections on being a Mature Student

In this post, Kim Burton discusses life as a mature PhD student, considering the benefits of having a wealth of life experience to draw on and, at the same time, the challenges faced in transitioning back to academia. In a previous

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‘Are You One of the Parents?’: Reflections on being a Mature Student

In this post, Kim Burton discusses life as a mature PhD student, considering the benefits of having a wealth of life experience to draw on and, at the same time, the challenges faced in transitioning back to academia. In a previous

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RMA Practice as Research Symposium, University of Manchester, Wednesday 24 June, 11am-4pm

This symposium is aimed at all composers and practice-based researchers working in Higher Education. It is designed to create an environment where colleagues may share views and seek consensus upon issues that such researchers face in their work in the

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RMA Practice as Research Symposium, University of Manchester, Wednesday 24 June, 11am-4pm

This symposium is aimed at all composers and practice-based researchers working in Higher Education. It is designed to create an environment where colleagues may share views and seek consensus upon issues that such researchers face in their work in the

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Musicology in the marketplace: the neoliberalization of higher education

With the UK general election now less than a week away, Rachel McCarthy offers her thoughts on the politics of higher education in the current academic climate, considering the impact that changes in HE have had, and are likely to have, on music research

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Musicology in the marketplace: the neoliberalization of higher education

With the UK general election now less than a week away, Rachel McCarthy offers her thoughts on the politics of higher education in the current academic climate, considering the impact that changes in HE have had, and are likely to have, on music research

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Life Post-PhD Roundtable Discussion from the RMA Research Students’ Conference, University of Bristol, Jan. 2015. Part VI

In the final part of our transcription of the ‘Life Post-PhD’ roundtable discussion that took place at the RMA Research Students’ Conference in January at the University of Bristol, Dr David Trippett (Lecturer at the University of Bristol) discusses the post-doctoral experience, offering advice

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Life Post-PhD Roundtable Discussion from the RMA Research Students’ Conference, University of Bristol, Jan. 2015. Part VI

In the final part of our transcription of the ‘Life Post-PhD’ roundtable discussion that took place at the RMA Research Students’ Conference in January at the University of Bristol, Dr David Trippett (Lecturer at the University of Bristol) discusses the post-doctoral experience, offering advice

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Found in Translation: The ups and downs of research in another language

In this post, Ellen Anne Davies considers some of the issues involved in conducting research in a foreign language. She discusses her own experience of carrying out research in Paris, and offers advice to those who might have worries about getting lost

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Found in Translation: The ups and downs of research in another language

In this post, Ellen Anne Davies considers some of the issues involved in conducting research in a foreign language. She discusses her own experience of carrying out research in Paris, and offers advice to those who might have worries about getting lost

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Life Post-PhD Roundtable Discussion from the RMA Research Students’ Conference, University of Bristol, Jan. 2015. Part V

In the fifth and penultimate part of our transcription of the ‘Life Post-PhD’ roundtable discussion that took place at the RMA Research Students’ Conference in January at the University of Bristol, Dr Katy Hamilton (RMA Membership Development Officer, and freelance researcher, writer and presenter

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Life Post-PhD Roundtable Discussion from the RMA Research Students’ Conference, University of Bristol, Jan. 2015. Part V

In the fifth and penultimate part of our transcription of the ‘Life Post-PhD’ roundtable discussion that took place at the RMA Research Students’ Conference in January at the University of Bristol, Dr Katy Hamilton (RMA Membership Development Officer, and freelance researcher, writer and presenter

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Life Post-PhD Roundtable Discussion from the RMA Research Students’ Conference, University of Bristol, Jan. 2015. Part IV

In the fourth part of our transcription of the ‘Life Post-PhD’ roundtable discussion that took place at the RMA Research Students’ Conference in January at the University of Bristol, Kieran Fenby Hulse discusses his career since completing his PhD. Kieran advises us to diversify

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Life Post-PhD Roundtable Discussion from the RMA Research Students’ Conference, University of Bristol, Jan. 2015. Part IV

In the fourth part of our transcription of the ‘Life Post-PhD’ roundtable discussion that took place at the RMA Research Students’ Conference in January at the University of Bristol, Kieran Fenby Hulse discusses his career since completing his PhD. Kieran advises us to diversify

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