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10 Sep 2018
Acoustics research powers cinema sound and virtual reality gaming. Figuring out how sound bounces of the walls of an auditorium is also essential to designing concert halls
10 Sep 2018
Around 4% of the population suffers from ‘amusia’ – a disorder affecting the perception and production of pitch in music. Understanding this phenomenon could help a seemingly unrelated group: people with autism.
10 Jul 2018
ERC researcher Michael Ellison brought classical Turkish and Western musicians together at a big scientific conference, to show the intersections between two very different musical traditions.
3 Jul 2018
Music scientists funded by the European Research Council gathered at the Pompeu Fabra University to showcase an area of research that is not so well known. The conference featured 20 projects funded by the European Research Council that focus on music and its impact on technology and society.
27 Jun 2018
Social sciences are needed to solve the ethical dilemmas posed by new technologies and innovations, but the increase in the number of social sciences graduates in recent years has not done the job, says European Research Council president
14 Jun 2018
Researchers make the case for businesses based on breakthrough science funded by the EU and consider how to raise the private capital needed to speed innovations to market
17 May 2018
“Music is the shorthand of emotion,” Leo Tolstoy once wrote in a letter to his wife. If so, how exactly does that emotional language work?
7 Jun 2018
In January 2017, Stef Veldhuis, a Dutch conceptual artist and composer, tweeted that he was searching for an oceanographer who could help him create a musical composition based on a romantic theme: a message in a bottle.
17 May 2018
We know that social media might be bad for democracy. Are the occasional feel-good posts worth it? An ERC-funded researcher has been studying the data
3 May 2018
OK, piano duets are dull. But some researchers are studying the way they work. Could this help understand collaboration - from man to robots?