We are happy to announce the NordicSMC winter school <https://www.hf.uio.no/ritmo/english/projects/all/nordicsmc/events/conferences/2019/nordicsmc-winter-school/index.html>, to be held at the University of Oslo, Norway, 4-8 March 2019.

This is an intensive PhD-level training course on /sound and motion analysis /with experts in sound and music computing from the Nordic countries.


The winter school will be taught with a combination of traditional and flipped-classroom methodologies. All participants are expected to follow the free online course Music Moves <https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/music-moves> prior to coming to Oslo. This MOOC lasts for 6 weeks (starting on 21 January) and will serve as background information for many of the topics dealt with during the week.

The week in Oslo will comprise a combination of lectures, hands-on tutorials and a small, team-based research project utilizing the theories and methods taught during the school.

All students that complete the MOOC, the Oslo programme, and submit a final written report, will receive a diploma with a recommendation of being awarded 3 ECTS credits as part of their PhD training.

   For Whom

The winter school is primarily intended for PhD students in relevant fields, but it is also open for advanced Master's students. Students from the NordicSMC partners will have priority.


The winter school is /free of charge/ for all participants. Students from NordicSMC partners can apply forĀ  getting travel and accommodation covered. Other participants have to cover travel and accommodation on their own.


To apply for a place in the winter school, please fill in this form <https://nettskjema.uio.no/answer/104593.html> and upload your CV and a letter of interest that clearly indicates your motivation and previous experience with sound and music computing.

*Deadline: 1 December 2018*

Selected participants will be notified by 15 December 2018

   More information

Please see the NordicSMC winter school <https://www.hf.uio.no/ritmo/english/projects/all/nordicsmc/events/conferences/2019/nordicsmc-winter-school/index.html> web page for updated information about the programme, teachers, etc. Get in touch if you have any questions.


Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Musicology, University of Oslo

Deputy Director, RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time, 
and Motion

New book: "A NIME Reader"

New master's programme: "Music, Communication & Technology"

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