The Conservatoire has an excellent track record in attracting external funding for its research. Here are some of the major funded projects either currently running or recently completed.
Prof Lamberto Coccioli: Professor of Music and Technology
Dr Jamie Bullock: Senior Researcher, Music Technology
Leighton Hargreaves: Research Assistant and Software Developer
Tychonas Michailidis: Research Student, Live Electronics and Sensor Technology
James Dooley: Research Student, Composition and Creative Code
Richard Cornock: Graphic Designer and Researcher in Digital DJ Technology
Integra Lab is an interdisciplinary research lab based at Birmingham Conservatoire, with a focus on musician-computer interaction. The lab was created in 2009 as a spin-off from the €3.1m international Integra Project, supported by the Culture 2007–2013 programme of the European Union.
The Complete Theoretical Works of Johannes Tinctoris: A New Digital Edition
Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council 2011-2014
Prof Ronald Woodley: Principal Investigator
Dr Jeffrey J. Dean: Senior Researcher
David Lewis: Researcher
Christian Goursaud: PhD Student
The corpus of 12 Latin treatises by the 15th-century musician and theorist Johannes Tinctoris (c. 1435–1511) is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant and comprehensive sources for late medieval musical notation and compositional process, as well as a central focus for important recent research on musical aesthetics and reception at this crucial turning-point in western European culture.