Postgraduate research

Voice of Humanities conference

Posted on 8 May 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Alessandra Palidda, 1st year PhD student working on ‘Opera in period of political change; Milan, 1790-1802’ It was a really nice experience for me to participate in the Voice of Humanities, a conference which is organized every year by a Committee of students within the University Graduate College for all Postgraduate students undertaking a course in
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Public Engagement in Portland

Posted on 21 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Sam Murray, Second Year PhD Student For PhD students there are millions of buzzwords and key phrases expect of us during our time of study, some of these can confuse and contort whereas other can be rather enriching and rewarding. For an ethnographer public engagement has become a blessing in disguise, a perfect way to
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Completed PhD thesis on Alun Hoddinott

Posted on 16 January 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Serialism, modality and poetic rhetoric in Alun Hoddinott’s Five Poems of Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Op. 152 no. 2 (1994) Jeremy Huw Williams completed his PhD thesis at the School of Music in 2013 under the supervision of Professor Robin Stowell and Dr Charles Wilson. The full text of his thesis – Serialism, modality and poetic rhetoric
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How Study Days can benefit postgrads

Posted on 16 December 2013 by Jessica Kelly

You know that thing that nobody ever *really* explained when you signed up to do a PhD?  That thing where you have to submit abstracts to conferences, and then go stand in front of other musicologists and speak on your original work?  And your insides feel like jelly and you get sweaty palms and you
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