Summary CV

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Personal Information
Full Name: Andrew Hugill (formerly Andrew Hugill Thomson)
Date of Birth: 21.11.57 (Chichester, England)
Work address: Centre for Creative Computing, Bath Spa University, Corsham Court Campus, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0BZ. Tel. +44 (0)1225 876 304

Employment History
2013-present, 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)

Professional Recognition
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.

Capital Grants
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.

2015, UCAS
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)

2017, Editor, Special Issue, Journal of Interdisciplinary Science: Music as Science.
2013, Editor, Special Issue, Digital Creativity 24:3 (Routledge)
2012 -, Editorial Board Member, Cultural Computing book series (Springer)
2011 -, Editor, International Journal of Creative Computing (Inderscience)
2005, Editor, Special Issue, Contemporary Music Review Vol. 24 No. 6: Internet Music (CUP)

2015, Bloomsbury Books
2014-, Springer
2011-, MIT Press
2008-, Routledge
2006, Focal Press

PhD supervision and examination
In progress: 4
Completed: 17
Examinations (external): 11
Examinations (internal): 3

External Examining
At Universities of: Central Lancashire; Ireland, Maynooth; Lancaster; Anglia Ruskin; York; Hertfordshire; Bath Spa; Leeds.

Research Publications
Hugill, A. (2012) 'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press)
Hugill, A. (2008/2012) The Digital Musician (New York: Routledge. 2nd edition)
Hugill, A. et al (2004) The Orchestra: A User's Manual (London: Philharmonia). Available at

Book Chapters
Hugill, A. (2017) 'The Origins of Electronic Music' in The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition) pp. 7-24.
Hugill, A. (2017) 'Pataphysics and Computing' in 'Pataphysics: Then and Now (Penn State University Press): at press.
Hugill, A and Amelides, P (2016) 'Audio-only computer games: 'Papa Sangre'.' In: Emmerson, S and Landy, L, eds. Expanding the horizon of electroacoustic music analysis. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 355-375. ISBN 9781107118324
Hugill, A. (2015) ‘Percy Grainger: Pioneer of Electronic Music’. In ed. Dreyfus, K. and Robinson, S. Grainger the Modernist. (Farnham: Ashgate) pp. 231-253. ISBN 9781472420220
Hugill, A. (2012) 'Musicianship in the Digital Age' in Brown, A. ed. Sound Musicianship: Understanding the Crafts of Music. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing) pp. 52-61.
Hugill, A. (2007) 'The Origins of Electronic Music' in The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

Hugill, A and Yang, H (2016) 'PRASCAL: a pataphysical programming language.' International Journal of Creative Computing, 1 (2/3/4). pp. 133-153. ISSN 2043-8354
Hugill, A (2015) 'On style in electroacoustic music.' Organised Sound, 21 (1). pp. 4-14. ISSN 1355-7718
Hugill, A. & Rieser, M. (2013) 'Secret Garden'. NMC Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus 9 (3).
Hugill, A. & Scott, L. (2013) 'The Imaginary Voyage: an online opera'. Digital Creativity 24 (3): 268-273.
Rieser, M. & Hugill, A. (2013) 'Secret Garden'. Digital Creativity 24 (3): 264-267.
Hugill, A., Yang, H., Raczinski, F. Sawle, J. (2013) 'The pataphysics of creativity: developing a tool for creative search'. Digital Creativity 24 (3): 237-251.
Hugill, A. & Smith, S. (2013) 'Digital creativity and transdisciplinarity at postgraduate level: the design and implementation of a transdisciplinary masters programme and its implications for creative practice'. Digital Creativity 24 (3): 191-207.
Hugill, A. (2013) 'Transdisciplinary Learning for Digital Creative Practice'. Digital Creativity 24 (3): 165-167.
Hugill, A. (2013) 'Who has been tampering with these pianos?: The surrealist writings of Montagu O'Reilly (Wayne Andrews)'. Papers of Surrealism, 10.
Hugill, A et al. (2013) 'Digital Opera: A Manifesto'. Opera Compass.
Hugill, A. (2013) 'Opposition and Sister Squares: Marcel Duchamp and Samuel Beckett'. tout-fait: The Online Marcel Duchamp Studies Journal.
Hugill, A. & Yang, H. (2013) 'The Creative Turn: New Challenges for Computing'. Creative Computing 1 (1): 3-15.
Hendler, J. & Hugill, A. (2013) 'The syzygy surfer: (Ab)using the semantic web to inspire creativity'. Creative Computing 1 (1): 20-34.

Recent Compositions
Hugill, A. (2017) I am discovering the true cause of the happiness of loving. Percussion/recitation.
Hugill, A. & Rieser, M. (2014) Rossum's Universal Replicants, mini online opera, commissioned by CROMT, University of Sussex, and Glyndebourne.
Hugill, A., Lawrence, J. & Scott, L. (2013) Land of Lace, animated online operatic aria, commissioned by The Opera Group (scored for soprano, flute, celesta, glockenspiel, cymbals, tam tam, harpsichord, harmonium, harp, organ and piano).
Hugill, A. (2013) The Imaginary Voyage, internet opera. (Ongoing)
Hugill, A. & Rieser, M. (2012) Secret Garden, opera-ballet for multiple iPads. Exhibited at Phoenix Square, Leicester, 2012. Exhibited as part of the 'Post-humanist Desire' show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013/14 (36,509 visitors).

Research Projects
2017, Soundsweep, funded by NESTA/London Sinfonietta
2016, BERTiE, funded by the Institute of Education
2015, "Project Alfie", funded by a leading organisation (subject to non-disclosure agreement)
2014, Insight: Improving Museum Performance using Predictive Analysis (with Black Radley Ltd.), funded by NESTA
2012, The Opera Group, KTP funded by TSB/AHRC
2012, Digital Opera Focus Groups (with The Opera Group), funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation
2010, Virtual Roman Leicester, funded by Leicester City Council.
2010, Disability and Digital Technology, funded by DMU Revolving Investment Fund
2010, DARBS Agent-based framework, funded by DMU Revolving Investment Fund
2009, CPulse, funded by HEIF
2008, Phoenix Rising: Online New Media Centre development, with Phoenix Arts, funded by AHRC.