Shillelagh Studies: New Research Project on Music and Irish Martial Arts

I’m delighted to announce that I received a James M. Flaherty Scholarship from the Ireland Canada University Foundation to start a research project on music and Irish stick-fighting. I’m one week in, and the scholarship runs till the end of November. Thanks to the Department of Music at University College Cork for hosting me! The … More Shillelagh Studies: New Research Project on Music and Irish Martial Arts

Professional Development: Postgrad Supervision

I’ve completed a Digital Badge in Postgraduate Research Supervision! The course was offered by the Graduate Studies Office at University College Cork, and I found it quite helpful. The sessions covered both policy related matters that define the supervisors role, as well as the practical side of effectively guiding postgraduate researchers to achieve success. My … More Professional Development: Postgrad Supervision

A Research Seminar on Music and Martial Arts

Martial sound is how music is experienced as martial arts and martial arts are experienced as musicking. On Thursday November 23rd, I introduced my concept of martial sound during the FUAIM Research Lecture at University College Cork, Ireland. This presentation was recorded, and you can view the video on my Youtube channel by clicking here. More details … More A Research Seminar on Music and Martial Arts