Research Output per year
Clare Duffin is a lecturer and joint programme leader of the BA (Hons) Commercial Music degree at the University of the West of Scotland. Her weekly practices span over a wide range of music education and entrepreneurial operations, including roles within community music practice; social media consultation for artists; as a drummer; and as an artist manager.
Clare is currently undertaking a PhD which focuses on the concept of 'mothering and music making' in Scotland and is an member of the SWIM (Scottish Women Inventing Music) advocavy and activism group.
Current research activities
Current research is based on the working lives of female indpendent music artists, songwriters and composers in Scotland, with a special focus on 'mothering and music making'. Chapter forthcoming in the Cambridge Companion to Women in Music since 1900s.
Area of academic expertise - outline
Digital worlds, women in music and independent music artists in Scotland.
Target collaborative companies
PPL (Public Phonographic Limited) UK, PRS, Help Musicians UK.
Board Member, Glasgow Girls Club1 Feb 2016 → …
Artist and Artist Manager, Clare Duffin2 Feb 2014 → …
Freelance Social Media Consultancy , Pogostick Media1 May 2013 → …
Community Music Practitioner / Tutor, Tolbooth, Stirling Council15 Mar 2010 → …
- M Music
- Community Music
- Online Worlds
- Independent Artists
- Digital Music
- Professional Practice
- Online Music
- online research methodology
- mothering and music making
Popular Ethnographies: Scottish Independent Music Artists (SIMAs): Exploring Netnography as an Approach to Understanding Work-Ethic, Micro-Politics and Collaboration.Duffin, C., 12 Sep 2015.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report
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