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Full Name: Andrew Hugill (formerly Andrew Hugill Thomson)
Date of Birth: 21.11.57 (Chichester, England)
Work address: Department of Informatics, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH.
Tel. +44 (0)116 252 2656
2018-present Founding Professor of Creative Computing, University of Leicester
2013, Director of Creative Computing (Bath Spa University)
2006, Founder and Director, Institute Of Creative Technologies (De Montfort University, Leicester, UK)
1997, Professor of Music (De Montfort University)
1996, Reader in Musical Composition (De Montfort University)
1986, Lecturer in Music (Leicester Polytechnic)
1997, PhD Composition (De Montfort University)
1982, MA Composition (University of Keele)
1980, BA Music and English (University of Keele)
2016, Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2013, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
2006, National Teacher Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Key Academic Management Responsibilities
2013-2016, Chair, Web Strategy and Development Group, Bath Spa University
2013-2014, Co-Chair, Business Advisory Group, Hartham Park, Bath Spa University
2013- , Director, Centre for Creative Computing, Bath Spa University
2006-2012, Director, Institute Of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University
2006-2012, Member, University Research Committee, De Montfort University
2006-2012, Member, University Higher Degrees Committee, De Montfort University
2006, Member, Leicester Digital Media Centre Steering Group, De Montfort University
2006, Member, Centre of Excellence in Performance Arts Steering Group, De Montfort University
2004, Chair, Creative and Cultural Industries Consultative Group, De Montfort University
2002, Member, University Cultural Policy Steering Group, De Montfort University
Prizes and Awards
2006, Times Higher Education Awards: Most Imaginative Use Of Distance Learning (Highly Commended).
2000, Piano2000 Composition Competition, Tokyo (Third Prize): Sonneries Parfumées.
2003, Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE), Science Research Infrastructure Fund, £1.3 million, Project Leader: Institute Of Creative Technologies.
1999, HEFCE, £192,000, Project Leader: Centre for Technology and the Arts.
2013, The Opera Group
2011, London Sinfonietta: Digital Futures
2010, British Library Exhibition “Growing Knowledge: the future of research”
2009, UUK round-table on Interdisciplinary Research
2009, Chair, Advisory Board: Amplified Leicester
2009, Phoenix Square, Leicester: Vision Paper
2004, ARIA Project (Arts and Humanities Research ICT Awareness and Training)
2003, BBC 21st Century Classroom: Music Education and the internet
2002, BECTA (British Educational Communications and Technology Agency): Music and ICT.
2002, Philharmonia Orchestra: Web and Education Development.
2001, Wigmore Hall, London: Resource Centre.
Scientific Research Committees
2017, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, Economics and Social Sciences Panel
2017, European Research Council SH5: Cultures and Cultural Production (Advanced Grants)
2016, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG): Infrastructure Fund
2016, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, Economics and Social Sciences Panel
2016, Austrian Science Fund (FWF): Research Proposals
2015, International Society of Electronic Arts, Programme Committee
2015, European Research Council SH5: Cultures and Cultural Production (Starter Grants)
2015, Portuguese Science and Technology Research Foundation (FCT): Cultures and Cultural Production
2013, European Research Council SH5: Cultures and Cultural Production (Consolidator Grants)
2012, Austrian Science Fund (FWF): Research Proposals
2011, European Research Council SH5: Cultures and Cultural Production (Consolidator Grants)
2010, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Peer Review
2009, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Peer Review
Scientific Project Committees
2017, Improtek. (Paris-Sorbonne University, with IRCAM and University of Pennsylvania)
2011-2013, AHRC, New Multimedia Tools for Electroacoustic Music Analysis. (PI, Prof L Landy, Prof S Emmerson)
2011, EU Culture Fund: Composing with Sounds (PI, Prof Landy)
Editorships and Reviewing
Springer book series: Cultural Computing (co-editor)
International Journal of Creative Computing (co-editor)
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (Special Edition editor)
Computer Music Journal (Special Edition co-editor)
Digital Creativity (Special Edition editor)
Reviews for MIT Press, Routledge, CUP, Bloomsbury, Springer, Focal Press, Tempo.
PhD supervision and examination
In progress: 0
Examinations (external): 12
Examinations (internal): 3
At Universities of: Central Lancashire; Ireland, Maynooth; Lancaster; Anglia Ruskin; York; Hertfordshire; Bath Spa; Leeds.