Publications

Below is a list of the research publications produced by our team, relating to topics of inclusion, accessibility, improvisation and disability.

Freely Available Virtual Reality Experiences as Tools to Support Mental Health Therapy: a Systematic Scoping Review and Consensus Based Interdisciplinary Analysis. Paul Best, Matidle Meireles, Franziska Schroeder and others. Journal of Technology in Behavioural Science. 2021.

Enabling Communities of Practice Surrounding the Design and Use of Custom Accessible Music Technology. Alex Lucas, Franziska Schroeder and Miguel Ortiz. Computer Music Journal. 2021.

GIVME: Guided Interactions in Virtual Musical Environments. Damian Mills, Franziska Schroeder and John D’Arcy. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. 2021.

Cross-Pollinating Ecological Perspectives in ADMI Design and Evaluation. Alex Lucas, Jacob Harrison, Franziska Schroeder and Miguel Ortiz. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. 2021.

Distributed Participatory Design: The challenges of designing with physically disabled musicians during a global pandemic. Alex Lucas and Franziska Schroeder. Organised Sound. 2021

The Longevity of Bespoke, Accessible Music Technology: A Case for Community. Alex Lucas, Franziska Schroeder and Miguel Ortiz. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. 2020.

Music Improvisation and Social Inclusion. Franziska Schroeder, Koichi Samuels and Rebecca Caines. Contemporary Music Review. 2019.

Performance without Barriers: Improvising Accessible Digital Musical Instruments. Koichi Samuels and Franziska Schroeder. Contemporary Music Review. 2019.

Bespoke Design for Inclusive Music: The Challenges of Evaluation. Alex Lucas, Miguel Ortiz and Franziska Schroeder. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. 2019.

How we’re designing musical instruments with the help of disabled musicians and VR. Franziska Schroeder and Matilde Meireles. The Conversation. 2019

The Drake Music Project Northern Ireland: Providing Access to Music Technology for Individuals with Unique Abilities. Koichi Samuels. Social Inclusion. 2019.

Museum City: Improvisation and the narratives of space. Franziska Schroeder. Organised Sound. 2016.

Improvisation in Portugal – an ethnographic study of the Portuguese improvisation scene. Franziska Schroeder. 2016.

Enabling creativity: a study of inclusive music technology and practices at The Drake Music Project Northern Ireland. Koichi Samuels. PhD Thesis. 2016.

The Meanings in Making: Openness, Technology and Inclusive Music Practices for People with Disabilities. Koichi Samuels. Leonardo Music Journal. 2015.

Soundweaving: Writings on Improvisation: Performing Improvisation – weaving fabrics of social systems. Franziska Schroeder and Mícheál Ó hAodha. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2014

Improvisation in Brazil – an ethnographic study of the Brazilian Music Improvisation scene. Franziska Schroeder. 2014.

Big Ears – sonic art for public ears: Reflections on collaborative training. Franziska Schroeder. Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education. 2014.