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Dr Alice Eldridge

Post:Lecturer in Music and Music Technology (Music)
Location:ARTS B B156
Email:alicee@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:7486
UK:01273 877486
International:+44 1273 877486

Research expertise:
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Biography

Alice Eldridge’s background in music, psychology (BSc), evolutionary and adaptive systems (MSc) and informatics (PhD) underpins creative and empirical interdisciplinary research in sonic systems across creative and ecological domains. This includes improvisation, composition, field recording, instrument building and computational analysis of natural acoustic environments within the emerging field of ecoacoustics.

Current and recently funded projects include development and appplication of machine listening acoustic environments for biodiversity monitoring in marine and terrestrial environments, developing networked notations to support ensemble music making and designing and building new feedback musical instruments.

She has appeared on BBC TV Spring Watch and BBC radio 4 Costing the Earth as a soundscape ecologist; on BBC radio 3 Late Junction and Jazz on 3 as a free jazz cellist; on BBC radio 6 Lauren Laverne's show as a contemporary chamber composer; and on BBC radio 1 John Peel show as a pop bassist.

 

Twitter @alicealicealice 

 

Role

Lecturer in Music and Music Technology (Music)

Internal Committees and Working Groups

  • Library Consultative Group - MFM
  • Leverhulme DTC From Sensation and Perception to Awareness - Programme Management Committee
  • REF UoA 33 lead 
  • MFM REF working group

 

Community and Business

  • 2014 - Music Focus Group Arts Council of England, South East.
  • 2014 - Field Scientist (Soundscape) for Operation Wallacea (Ecuador)
  • 2011 - 2013 - Consultant for EU Leonardo project OpenSounds. European partnership led by the Italian Ministry of Education, developing an online platform for collaborative music making. N° LLP Link: 2011-1-IT1-LEO05-01908 CUP: G72F11000060006
  • 2011 - 2013 - Producer for Sound and Music - UK charity supporting composers of New Music.

 

Review Boards and Committees

  • Artificial Life - conference committee
  • Journal of Adaptive Behaviour - reviewer
  • PlOS ONE - Expert reviewer (Journal)
  • Ecological Indicators - Expert reviewer (Journal)
  • Apple Developers Conference - Conference Committee
  • International Conference of Live Interfaces - Artistic Chair
  • International Conference on Computational Creativity - Conference committee
  • IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation - Reviewer for technical committee
  • International Conference on Live Interfaces - Scientific Committee 
  • International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media - Expert paper reviewer
  • IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation - Reviewer for Technical Program Comittee
  • IJCAI - Workshop on AI and Feedback - Program Committee
  • Artificial Life Journal Special Issue on Art, Creativity and Culture - Reviewer.
  • International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR) - Reviewer
  • Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X (xCoAx) - Program committee.
  • GECCO (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference) - Program committee.
  • International Computer Music Conference - Reviewer Program committee.
  • Evo* EVOMUSART, Budapest - Workshop committee.
  • Third Iteration Digital Arts Practice, Melbourne - Program committee.


Networks and Memberships

  • Member of International Society fo Ecoacoustics 
  • Member of International Computer Music Association
  • PRS Composer Member
  • PPL Performer / Label Member