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sotonDH provides small grants for PhD students at the University of Southampton. Contact sotonDH for the application process. Some of our recently funded projects are described here.

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 3 by Darrell Gibson Research Group: Composition and Music Technology Introduction In the previous blog posts three research questions and supporting literature were presented in relationship to how synthesizers are used for sound design. With these in mind the next stage has been to consider how the presented research questions can begin to be evaluated and answered. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 3 by Jacopo Mazzeo In my second post I examined the contents of the workshop about managing events through digital tools I attended last February in Cambridge. As I said in my first post, the relation between my studies and digital tools mainly involves high quality digital reproductions of medieval manuscripts and the study of them with the aid of some popular software. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) – Post 3 by Marilyn Mallia and Neville Grech The final product The home page In order to enable the general user to follow and understand our main section of Consuelo’s gothic itinerary, we provided further contextualisation through the addition of other sections leading up to our original contribution. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: English accents and identity – Post 2

sotonDH Small Grants: English accents and identity – Post 2 by Fan Fang In this second post, I want to talk about my experiences with data collection. In the past two months, I have had a lot of practice with this as I collected data for my research. Before starting, I had thought that it would not be a difficult task to recruit my participants since I have worked in the university before. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 2

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 2 by Darrell Gibson Research Group: Composition and Music Technology Introduction In the previous blog post three research questions were presented in relationship to how synthesizers are used for sound design:  First, is there a way that sound design can be performed without an in-depth knowledge of the underlying synthesis technique?  Second, can a large number of... Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt – Post 2

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) – Post 2 by Marilyn Mallia and Neville Grech In the preparatory phase, I cleared the way for copyright free texts, images and open access articles which could serve as links. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Re-scoring Princess Iron fan – Post 1

sotonDH Small Grants: Re-scoring Princess Iron fan (1941) for PhD composition portfolio - Post 1 by Yu-Ching Cha Introduction to the research This portfolio of compositions centres around a complete re-scoring of the 73 minute long Chinese animated film Princess Iron Fan (1941), combining contemporary Western scoring methods and aesthetics with source material from the Tang Dynasty, when the story was set. Continue reading →