Dr Robert Davis
About Dr Robert Davis
Bob Davis is a musician whose research informs his teaching in music for moving image, music production and performance. His current research explores the transition from student life to the music industry and emotion, feeling, and vibe in recordings.
Bob completed his PhD in popular musicology at the Université de Montréal studying with Professor Philip Tagg. His research interests are in the field of semiotics and these are applied to a number of topics across music production and music for film and television.
He is research co-ordinator for the school and also a member of NIMiMS, an international body of scholars interested in all aspects of musical sound.
Current courses and modules include:
- MA Music for Film (Composition and Analysis modules)
- MA Music Production (Creative Music Production)
- BA Production and Performance (Performance modules)
Current research focuses on the music industry and the transition to working life. This research has contributed to the creation of a number of new modules and courses in the University.