Department of Music

Research - Music

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The Department of Music enjoys a vibrant research culture. Many of the department's academic staff are internationally recognised scholars in their respective fields.

In the last REF cycle, the Department of Music was ranked 7th out of 56 UK music departments, with 100% of our impact and enviromental submissions deemed to be world-leading and internationally excellent. In addition, 49% of publications were judged to be world-leading, and the remainder were rated as internationally excellent. 

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Key themes and priority areas in the Department

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Explore our research projects

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Discover the Centre for Music on Stage and Screen

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Find an expert in a specific research area

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Upcoming colloquia and conferences

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Research and study programmes





We are fully compliant with the University's research ethics guidelines. 

Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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