We are happy to announce the NordicSMC winter school
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
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 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.
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 for getting travel and accommodation
covered. Other participants have to cover travel and accommodation on
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
Please see the NordicSMC winter school
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,
New book: "A NIME Reader"
New master's programme: "Music, Communication & Technology"
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