In this article, we focus on Kirsteen Davidson Kelly, a pianist and co-founder of the innovative ensemble, Piano Circus. Having completed her first degree here in 1989, Kirsteen graduated in 2014 with a PhD in musicians’ mental rehearsal strategies, in which she used brain imaging techniques combined with qualitative methods. 


Maria Fusco's first piece of writing for radio, commissioned by Artangel and BBC Radio 4 as part of the £1m Open initiative.

To support our postgraduate students in developing their presentation skills, and to share their work with peers and colleagues across the University of Edinburgh and beyond, we have established the OPENspace research seminar series.