Welcome to the website of the Music & Science Lab at Durham University! The Music & Science Lab comprises an interdisciplinary group of researchers with backgrounds in systematic and computational musicology, music psychology, and ethnomusicology. We employ a range of empirical methods to investigate questions related to the perception and cognition of music and its role in human interactions. We are also committed to collecting, annotating, and sharing collections of audiovisual music performance recordings to support cross-cultural scientific music research. Our lab is situated within the Music Department at Durham University. READ MORE
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The Music & Science Lab in Durham has several ongoing research projects.
NEMuR 7: A Day of Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration
Written by Aliyah Ramatally, Elizabeth Galbo & Joshua Schlichting On Friday 11th of November, the Durham University Music and Science Lab hosted the 7th biannual meeting of the Northern Network for Empirical Music Research (NEMuR 7) at Van Mildert College, Durham, where participants from seven member institutions across Northern England gathered in-person and online. As…
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