When: Wednesday 27 March 2024 at 4pm AEST (5 pm AEDT) via Zoom

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We continue our exploration of careers in music science with Professor Peter Keller from the Centre for Music in the Brain at Aarhus University in Denmark.

About Peter

Peter Keller holds degrees in Music (BMus) and Psychology (BA, PhD) from the University of New South Wales in Australia. He is Professor of Neuroscience in the Center for Music in the Brain and the Department of Clinical Medicine at Aarhus University (Denmark), with a joint appointment in the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development at Western Sydney University (Australia). Previously, he held research positions at Haskins Laboratories and Yale University (USA) and the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (Germany), where he led the Max Planck Research Group for Music Cognition and Action. Past academic honours include an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, a Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship at Durham University, a Visiting Professorship at the Central European University in Budapest, and a European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. Keller has served as Editor of ‘Empirical Musicology Review’ and Associate Editor at ‘Royal Society Open Science’, ‘Psychological Research’, and ‘Music Perception’. His research addresses the behavioural and brain bases of human interaction in musical contexts.