The Music, Science and Technology Research Cluster (mstrc) at the Department of Music, University of York, comprises an international and interdisciplinary community of staff and research students working in areas across music, science and technology.


  • Visiting seminar leader: Jonna Vuoskoski

    YMPG were thrilled to welcome Jonna to the York Music Psychology Group and the University of York recently. Title: Moved by music: The role of empathy in music-induced emotions Music is imbued with connotations of human emotional expression on multiple levels. Although it is likely that music utilises multiple different psychological mechanisms in the induction … Continued

  • Music Psychology MA teaser afternoon

    Prospective pupils were welcomed to the Department of Music to find out what Music Psychology is, what studying with the YMPG is like, what the MA involves and meet some of the current members.         Course leader and director of YMPG, Hauke Egermann, introduced the field of study, the course content and … Continued

  • SysMus Conference Report Publication

    Written by YMPG member Diana Kayser: ‘Each year students from all over the world come together to share and discuss their knowledge on varying topics from the field of systematic musicology at the SysMus Conference. The 9th edition of this conference series, organised by students for students, took place in the idyllic town of Jyvskyl … Continued

  • Distributed Network Performance Research in Journal of Music, Technology and Education

    The Journal of Music, Technology and Education recently published a special edition on distributed network performance and telematic music, focusing on the buy periactin, generic lioresal. Online Orchestra, an Arts & Humanities Research Council-funded project that run between October 2014 to March 2016. Dr Federico Reuben contributed to this project as lead developer on a … Continued

Research Groups

Music Production, Processing and Analysis Group

Theme leader: Jez Wells (Director of MPPAG)

Research that contributes to new techniques and technologies for interacting with sound as well as those that respond to such developments in the studio and understand them from a human and cultural perspective.

Technologies for Musical Creativity Group

Theme leader: Federico Reuben (Director of mstrc & TMCG)

Research on the development of technology that, as a fundamental principle, considers the complexities of musical and creative processes.

York Music Psychology Group

Theme leader: Hauke Egermann (Director of YMPG)

Research to explain and understand musical behaviour and experience.