Research Group Staff


Adam OckelfordProfessor Adam Ockelford
Music and special needs/abilities; Music and Autism; Cognition of musical structure; Aesthetics; Musical meaning.


Arielle Bonneville-RoussyDr Arielle Bonneville-Roussy
Musical performance and persistence in higher education; Musical career paths; Motivation and self regulation in music; Developmental psychology of music.

 Alastair Greig

Dr Alastair Greig
Composition and Music Theory; Primary Music Education; Using contemporary music in schools.

David Hargreaves

Professor David Hargreaves
Musical imagination, improvisation; Creativity, well-being in young children; Musical preference and taste; Social and developmental psychology of music.

Visiting Professors

Professor Jane Davidson
Universities of Sheffield and Western Australia

Professor Graham Welch
Institute of Education, University of London