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Funding Application Training Day (Sheffield), Call for Proposals

Research projects on cross-modal and embodied music psychology 

Proposals are invited from postdoctoral and doctoral researchers who are interested in working for a period of time at the University of Sheffield or an affiliated institute, and who wish to apply for external funding to support their research. After a pre-selection, candidates are invited to come to Sheffield for a training day, where they will receive feedback on their proposal, and develop the proposal in collaboration with the potential host. A full funding application will then be submitted to the appropriate funding body. 

Successful projects will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, University of Oxford, Tel Aviv University or the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The research support team will consist of Prof. Nicola Dibben and Dr Renee Timmers, University of Sheffield, UK, Prof. Eric Clarke, University of Oxford, UK, Prof. Zohar Eitan, Tel Aviv University, and Dr. Roni Granot, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. 

Investigations should be related to cross-modal correspondences with or in music, or to embodied music cognition, and should combine empirical and theoretical elements. Neurological studies are a possibility, but please get in touch to consult about this option before you apply.  

Deadline for proposal submissions: Wednesday 12th of March 2014

Decisions on proposals: Thursday 20th of March 2014

Training day: Thursday 10th of April 2014

Location: Department of Music, University of Sheffield 

See website for more information: 


Dr Renee Timmers
Director of MA and DLMAs in Psychology of Music
Director of Music Mind Machine in Sheffield
Editor of Empirical Musicology Review
Associate Editor of Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain

Department of Music, University of Sheffield
34 Leavygreave Road, Sheffield S3 7RD
Tel: 0114-2220477