Research interests

Dr Simon McKerrell is interested in the social impact of music. His current research focuses upon music in the creative economy in rural areas, and he has published widely on the understanding and agency of music in multimedia discourses and in policy. He is the author of Focus: Scottish Traditional Music (Routledge), and the Co-Editor of both Music as Multimodal Discourse: Media, Power and Protest (Bloomsbury) and Understanding Scotland Musically: Folk, Tradition, Modernity (Routledge).

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Some of my project outputs are hosted here. My current project is called Music in the Rural Creative Economy.

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