Welcome to the AMPS Forum! Here you’ll find interesting news and events relating to music and psychology. The AMPS Forum is a fresh take on the long standing AMPS Newsletter (find past editions of the newsletter here). You can send news and events to us at amps.org.au@gmail.com. 

AMPlify 2023 September Seminar: Networking for ECRs

AMPlify 2023 September Seminar: Networking for ECRs

When: Wednesday 6 September 2023 4 pm AEST Why do academics need to network? Why can't we just "do our own thing"? This seminar addresses why networking is key to success as an academic, and why you, as an ECR, should start building your networks now. This session...

AMPlify 2023 August Seminar: Grant writing and project managment

AMPlify 2023 August Seminar: Grant writing and project managment

Wednesday 9 August 4 - 5 pm AEST via zoom Tips on grant writing and project management for ECRs One of the most valued research achievements in the university sector is your ability to bring in research funding. Persuading grant organisations to give their /...

3-year Postdoctoral Position in Durham, UK

3-year Postdoctoral Position in Durham, UK

Durham University in the UK is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a 3-year project on music and imagination, funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project will use a combination of online and lab-based psychological experiments, alongside...

Want to contribute to our understanding of solo singing?

Want to contribute to our understanding of solo singing?

Melissa Forbes, Amanda Krause, and Dave Camlin are conducting an online survey investigating experiences of solo singing. We would love for you to complete the survey if you are over 18 years of age, and have had experience of non-group or solo singing. For further...

ICMPC17-ASCOM7 Conference Reflection

ICMPC17-ASCOM7 Conference Reflection

By Hannah Taylor, Tam N. Nguyen and Sabrina McKenzie Warm, friendly faces greeted us without fail at the entrance door bright and early each morning, welcoming us into a room buzzing with activity, adventure, and anticipation. Despite the unrelenting 34-degree heat in...

Reflections on Completing a Music Psychology PhD during COVID 

By Merrick Powell. Merrick is a recent PhD Graduate in the Music, Sound and Performance lab group at Macquarie University. Follow Merrick on twitter https://twitter.com/MerrickPowell. Only in the last couple of weeks, since receiving the confirmation of my PhD thesis...