Related Local Research Groups

Disability Research Edinburgh (DARE)

Disability Research Edinburgh (DARE) is an interdisciplinary group founded in 2014 by George Low that provides a forum for researchers whose work engages with disability. If you would like to get involved with DARE or attend any of their seminars please refer to the DARE website  or contact George Low at


Edinburgh Music Psychology Research Reading Group (EMPRes)

EMPRes reading group holds lunchtime meetings at the University of Edinburgh and discusses new publications in the field of music psychology. Reading group members share their understanding and expertise from different backgrounds including music performance research, neuroscience, experimental, developmental and clinical psychology, and philosophy. Meetings are open to anyone with an interest in the field.

For more information about EMPRes or for details about the texts for each meeting please refer to the EMPRes website. To join the EMPRes mailing list please contact Dr Nikki Moran (


Music Informatics, Cognition and Acoustics (MusICA)

MusICA regularly host interdisciplinary research seminars that cover a range of current research topics in fields related to the scientific understanding of sound and music. These topics include human perception of music and sound, technical application and physical generation. For more information about the MusICA seminar series please refer to the MusICA website 


Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group (PPIG)

The Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group (PPIG) aims to bring together individuals who wish to gain an interdisciplinary, deep understanding of the threads that bind the human mind and world. The reading group meets on alternate Wednesdays from 5pm -6.30pm in room 1.17, Dugald Stewart Building. If you would like to attend PPIG or subscribe to their mailing list please refer to their website.