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
Learn more about our research, facilities, and opportunities to work with us here.
The Music & Science Lab in Durham has several ongoing research projects.
This weekend (2nd-4th September 2022), I was glad to attend the 50th anniversary conference of the Society for Education and Music Psychology Research (SEMPRE). Set in the imposing Senate House of the University of London, delegates gathered for two days of discussion and presentation of the latest research in music & science/music education, as well…