3D3 PhD Studentships in Dance & Music – Falmouth University

Falmouth University: PhD Studentships in Practice-led research in Digital Performance, Media and Design

In association with the AHRC-funded 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training (3d3research.co.uk), Falmouth University is offering a number of funded studentships in the fields of digital performance, digital arts, digital design and digital media.

The Academy of Theatre & Music Arts (AMATA) at Falmouth is inviting expressions of interest and applications for practice-led research into and/or through digital performance in the fields of Dance and Choreography, and Music and Composition to begin on 1 October 2015.

3D3 students in AMATA at Falmouth will located within either the Dance Research group (DR@FT) or the Music Research group (SONVA) in the Performance Centre at the Penryn Campus with its excellent facilities and studios.  Although based at Falmouth, all 3D3 PhD students also follow a bespoke research training and career development programme with at least one residential workshop outside the UK.

For the 2015/16 Competition, Falmouth/ AMATA is interested in receiving proposals in:

Dance & Choreography – Working in relation to Dance Research at Falmouth (DR@FT), Performance Research journal and with European dance and digital research networks including MotionBank, proposals for a doctoral research project will be in an area related to exploring digital tools and methods for choreographic notation, scores and creative documentation with and for distributed networks of dancers, performers, choreographers and communities. Supervision will be with Prof. Ric Allsopp  (AMATA/ Performance ResearchJournal) and Dr Scott deLahunta  (MotionBank, Frankfurt).

Contact: <ric.allsopp@falmouth.ac.uk>

Music & Composition – Following in the wake of Falmouth University’s AHRC funded Online Orchestra research project, SONVA is interested in receiving proposals 3D3 proposals in the area of distributed performance. Working with the PI (Dr Mike Rofe) and Co-I (Prof David Prior) from the Online Orchestra as supervisors, you will design your own research project in an area related to telematic performance, composing for distributed musicians, network technologies and music making, or any other related field.

Contact: <david.prior@falmouth.ac.uk>

3D3 doctoral studentships comprise tuition fees plus an annual stipend of at least £13,863 (if eligible, pro-rata for part-time candidates). The competition is open only to EU and UK applicants. EU students are eligible for a tuition fees award only (full time only) but in exceptional cases a stipend will be offered by the 3D3 consortium. For full funding details and eligibility requirements, please visit the 3D3 website.

We are now inviting initial Expressions of Interest (EoI) for PhD studentships beginning in October 2015 (deadline: 5.00 pm on 26 January 2015). While it is not necessary to submit an EoI prior to applying for a 3D3 studentship, it is strongly recommended.

The deadline for full PhD studentship applications is 5.00 pm on 2 March 2015.

Details of the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training, its studentship opportunities, forms and guidance notes, can be found here: 3d3research.co.uk

If you have any general questions about 3D3 studentships at Falmouth University, please in the first instance contact our Research Student Officer:

Jemma Julian  tel. 01326 255831 / email. jemma.julian@falmouth.ac.uk\