Research

RNCM to Explore Music in Manchester During WWI

22 February 2016

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The RNCM has received funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Engagement Centre: Everyday Lives in War, First World War to present a new research project centred on music in Manchester during World War I. Drawing on the archives of the RNCM (formerly the Royal Manchester College of Music, RMCM), Henry Watson Music […]

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World-leading research ranks RNCM highest of UK music colleges

18 December 2014

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The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has announced the outcomes of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), ranking the RNCM as the UK’s leading music college for research. The REF is a peer review exercise which evaluates the quality of research in UK higher education institutions through three categories: Research Outputs, Impact, and […]

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RNCM to Benefit from Doctoral Training Partnership

3 December 2013

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The RNCM is one of seven higher education institutions within the North West Consortium (NWC) to benefit from a £14 million grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to train the next generation of researchers. Led by The University of Manchester, the NWC includes Keele, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester Metropolitan, and Salford Universities, in […]

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RNCM Composer Makes Asian Début

8 February 2013

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Composer Matthew Sergeant made his Asian début last month when Australia’s ELISION ensemble performed the première of ymrehanne krisos in Singapore.  Matthew, a Tutor in Composition at the RNCM, wrote the piece as part of a larger cycle of related musical works he’s been working on over the past 18 months as part of his PhD research […]

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Gary Carpenter’s Listening Project

11 December 2012

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Tutor in Composition and RNCM alumnus, Professor Gary Carpenter, explains the thoughts behind his exciting (not to mention nerve-wracking) new collaboration, The Listening Project. Inspired by the legendary American broadcaster Studs Terkel, The Listening Project is a collaboration between the BBC and the British Library whereby any two people who are close (brothers, lovers, friends, […]

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Dr Yakubu Karagama Appointed Honorary Visiting Fellow

1 November 2012

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We are pleased to announce that Dr Yakubu Karagama, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, has accepted the position of Honorary Visiting Fellow at the RNCM. Dr Karagama did his Higher Surgical Training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne where he obtained a Certificate of Completion of Training in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery and an MSC in Advanced […]

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