Small research grants: previous recipients

Recipients in 2016

  • The Goldsborough Research Grant has been awarded to Peter Atkinson (PhD student, University of Birmingham) in support of the delivery of a paper to the 7th biennial conference of the North American British Music Studies Association, Syracuse, August 2016.
  • The Fellowes Research Grant has been awarded to Núria Bonet (PhD student, University of Plymouth) in support of the delivery of a paper to the 2nd International Conference on New Music Concepts, Treviso, March 2016.
  • The Howes Research Grant has been awarded to Elizabeth C. Ford (PhD graduand, University of Glasgow) in support of a research project concerning the transverse flute in Scotland prior to 1725.
  • The Oldman Research Grant has been awarded to Dr Kirstie Hewlett (independent scholar) in support of a research trip to Vienna concerning the significance of radio during its formative years for musicians in Austria and Germany.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Stephanie Jones (PhD student, University of Leeds) in support of attendance at the International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt, August 2016.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Hyun Joo Kim (independent scholar) in support of the delivery of a paper to the 52nd Royal Musical Association annual plenary conference in London, September 2016.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Simone Laghi (PhD student, University of Cardiff) in support of the delivery of a paper to the Conducting Studies Conference, 2016, St Anne’s College, Oxford.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Yvonne Liao (PhD student, King’s College, London) in support of archival research in Shanghai concerning the contentious nature of musical sound in the city in the 1930s and 1940s.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Emily MacGregor (D.Phil student, University of Oxford) in support of the delivery of a paper to the annual conference of the Society for American Music, Boston, March 2016.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Anyssa Neumann (PhD student, King’s College, London) in support of the delivery of a paper to the 106th Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS), New Orleans, April 2016.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Andrew Pace (PhD graduand, University of Manchester) to support the delivery of a paper to the British Forum for Ethnomusicology and the Royal Musical Association annual postgraduate conference, Bangor University, January 2016.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Ditlev Rindom (PhD student, University of Cambridge) in support of a research trip to the state archives in Milan concerning the 1906 Milan Exposition.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to James Taylor (PhD student, University of Bristol) in support of a research trip to state archives in Moscow concerning early Soviet musical culture.

Recipients in 2015

  • The Goldsborough Research Grant has been awarded to Charlotte Bentley (Ph.D. student, University of Cambridge) in support of a research trip to archives in Paris.
  • The Fellowes Research Grant has been awarded to James Burke (D.Phil. student, University of Oxford) to support the delivery of a paper at the 2015 Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference to be held in Brussels in July.
  • The Frank Howes Research Grant has been awarded to Corrina Connor (Ph.D. student, Oxford Brookes University) in support of a research trip to archives in Vienna.
  • The Oldman Research Grant has been awarded to Rachel Johnson (Ph.D. student at the Royal Northern College of Music) to support the delivery of a paper at the 2015 Nineteenth Century Studies Association Conference, Boston, MA.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Dr Annika Forkert in support of the delivery of a paper to the Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism conference to be held at Trinity College Dublin in July.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Matthew Lawson (Ph.D. student, Edge Hill University) in support of the delivery of a paper to the Music and the Moving Image conference to be held at New York University in May.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Dr Katerina Levidou in support of the delivery of a paper at the RMA Annual Conference 2015, University of Birmingham.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Stephen Millar (Ph.D. student, Queen’s University Belfast) in support of the delivery of a paper at the Border Crossings/Boundary Maintenance conference to be held in Paris in July.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant was awarded to Alfia Nakipbekova (Ph.D. student, University of Leeds) in support of the delivery of a paper at the Papay Gyro Nights Festival, Hong Kong, March 2015.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Marilou Polymeropoulou (D.Phil. student, University of Oxford) in support of the delivery of a paper to the Music and Cultural Studies Conference to be held in Istanbul in May.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Blanc Wan (Ph.D. student, King’s College London) in support of the delivery of a paper to the Exploring the Romantic Piano Concerto conference to be held at University College Dublin in July.

Recipients in 2014

  • The Fellowes Research Grant has been awarded to Anna Barry (Ph.D student, Oxford Brookes University) to support a research trip to New York.
  • The Goldsborough Research Grant has been awarded to Alasdair Campbell (D.Phil student, University of Oxford) to assist in research into the pianist Glenn Gould, Canada.
  • The Frank Howes Research Grant has been awarded to Joe Davies (D.Phil student, University of Oxford) to support the delivery of a paper at the 18th Biennial Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music, University of Toronto.
  • The Oldman Research Grant has been awarded to Dr Jonathan Godsall (independent scholar) to support the delivery of a paper at the ‘Music and Moving Image’ conference, NYU.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Pedro Faria Gomes (Ph.D student, Royal College of Music) to support a creative project concerning composing for voice and orchestra at the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Stephanie Jones (Ph.D student, University of Leeds) to support attendance at the International Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Jacopo Mazzeo (Ph.D student, University of Southampton) to support the delivery of a paper at the conference, ‘Confronting the National Past’, Helsinki.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Torbjorn Skinnemoen Ottersen (Ph.D student, University of Cambridge) to support the deliver of a paper at the Columbia Musical Scholarship Conference.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Emily Payne (D.Phil student, University of Oxford) to assist research into contemporary clarinet playing, Cologne.
  • A Thurston Dart Research Grant has been awarded to Dr Katherine Williams(independent scholar) to support the delivery of a paper at the Leeds International Jazz Conference.

Recipients in 2013

  • Amanda Babington (University of Manchester), the Fellowes Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and the delivery of a paper to the 2013 Handel Conference hosted at Princeton University by the American Handel Society.
  • Joanna Clements (University of Glasgow), the Goldsborough Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and the delivery of a paper to the 2013 conference of the International Adam Smith Society in Paris.
  • Jeremy Coleman (King’s College, London), the Frank Howes Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and the delivery of a paper to a conference entitled ‘Translating Wagner’ at Columbia University, New York, 2013, and additional research in the New York Public Library.
  • Charles Gower-Smith (University of Leeds), the Oldman Student Research Grant, to support research on Maurice Greene in Oxford and London.
  • Kirsten Paige (University of California, Berkeley), a Thurston Dart Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and the delivery of a paper to the Performance Studies Network (Second International Conference), University of Cambridge, 2013.
  • Marilou Polymeropoulou (University of Oxford), a Thurston Dart Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and the delivery of a paper to the British Forum for Ethnomusicology/ICTM conference at Queen’s University, Belfast, 2013.
  • Dorien Schampaert (University of Leeds), a Thurston Dart Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and present research findings to the Assemblée Générale de la Fédération des Enseignements Artistiques Martenot.
  • Melissa Hok Cee Wong (University of Cambridge), a Thurston Dart Student Research Grant, to support attendance at and the delivery of a paper to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Recipients in 2012

  • Joanne Cormac (University of Birmingham), the Fellowes Student Research Grant, for attendance at the RMA annual conference in Cardiff (2012) to deliver a paper entitled ‘Liszt’s Orpheus: the Opera he never wrote’.
  • Jennifer Daniel (University of Leeds), the Goldsborough Student Research Grant, for attendance at the RMA annual conference in Cardiff (2012) to deliver a paper entitled ‘A Ring for its time and place: an ethnography of the defiance of the composer’s vision by the mutual consent of company and audience’.
  • Michael Gale (University of Southampton), the Frank Howes Student Research Grant, for attendance and the presentation of a paper at the AMS plenary conference in St Louis (2012).
  • Tomas McAuley (King’s College, London), the Oldman Student Research Grant, for attendance and the presentation of a paper at the 2012 Congress of the IMS in Rome.
  • Sakurako Mishiro (University of Manchester), a Thurston Dart Student Research Grant, for attendance and the presentation of a paper at the Biennial Baroque Conference at the University of Southampton (2012).
  • Alistair Zaldua (Goldsmiths College), a Thurston Dart Student Research Grant, for attendance and the presentation of a paper and composition at the conference with associated performances, ‘Nancarrow in the 21st Century’ held at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and the Southbank.