Thursday 1 April 2021
The RCM is in the top 10% of English universities for research promoting public and community engagement in the first Knowledge Exchange Framework.
Thursday 4 March 2021
Royal College of Music named top institution for performing arts in the UK for sixth consecutive year and top in Europe.
Monday 1 March 2021
RCM researchers have co-authored a new textbook guiding musicians through the process of designing, conducting, analysing and communicating music research.
Wednesday 13 January 2021
Professor Natasha Loges HonRCM has been appointed to a Personal Chair by the Royal College of Music.
Tuesday 8 December 2020
The Centre for Performance Science has launched a study to investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on professionals in the arts and culture sectors.
Tuesday 24 November 2020
The Royal College of Music is presenting the first in a series of events as part of a major research project into the legacy of migrant musicians from Nazi Europe in Britain.
Thursday 22 October 2020
A partnership between the RCM and The Innovation Consultancy Ltd will enable users to rehearse and perform virtually in a range of major UK venues.
Monday 17 August 2020
New research led by the Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has used data collected from over 2,000 people all over the world to discover the specific ways in which music-making supports positive mental wellbeing.
Thursday 16 July 2020
The Royal College of Music achieves strong performance in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
Tuesday 9 June 2020
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2021 Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music table for the second consecutive year
Tuesday 14 April 2020
The Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has launched a major new study to track the effects of Covid-19 on arts and culture students and professionals.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
Two new Royal College of Music research projects focusing on health and wellbeing have successfully secured funding ahead of the 2019/20 academic year.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
A Royal College of Music research project into the effects of migration on music has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant of £900,000.
Monday 10 June 2019
The Royal College of Music is ranked number one conservatoire in the 2020 Guardian University Guide's music league table and third out of all UK institutions for music.
Wednesday 1 May 2019
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2020 Complete University Guide Art, Drama and Music table.
Wednesday 27 February 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
Thursday 20 December 2018
A CPS study finds that the skills and practice needed to play virtuosic expressively are similar to those required to perform reliably from memory and can be learned by all musicians.
Tuesday 11 December 2018
The RCM has been awarded a Special Commendation by Research England for its three-year Global Challenges Research Fund strategy.
Thursday 8 November 2018
A new study from the Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has revealed that classical musicians score higher than the general population on some important aspects of wellbeing.
Thursday 1 November 2018
The Royal College of Music is pleased to invite applications from doctoral candidates for the Pamela Weston Clarinet Research & Performance Scholarship.
Tuesday 2 October 2018
This year, the RCM marks two important centenaries: 100 years since the end of the First World War and 100 years since the death of Sir Hubert Parry.
Wednesday 26 September 2018
The RCM has been ranked the number one UK conservatoire for music in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Friday 9 November 2018
The Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has launched the HEartS music survey.
Wednesday 5 September 2018
The Royal College of Music will be part of a new Mental Health Network led by UK Research and Innovation.
Friday 9 November 2018
Professor Colin Lawson has co-edited a significant reference book for historical performance practice.
Monday 12 November 2018
Aaron Williamon, Professor of Performance Science at the RCM, has been shortlisted for the Health Humanities Medal as Chair of Healthy Conservatoires.
Tuesday 14 August 2018
The RCM is the sole London music conservatoire to be included in a new AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership as a member of London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP).
Thursday 10 May 2018
The RCM has appointed Dr Trevor Herbert to a Personal Chair as Professor of Music Research.
Wednesday 25 April 2018
The Royal College of Music is collaborating on a project to translate new medical technologies into working clinical solutions, which has just received £5m government funding.
Friday 2 March 2018
The Royal College of Music is named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom and Europe and second in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
Monday 8 January 2018
Researchers from the Centre for Performance Science have discovered that group singing ‘with baby’ could speed up recovery from moderate to severe postnatal depression.
Thursday 19 October 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce the addition of a Master of Education (MEd) course to its wide range of bespoke programmes.
Friday 14 July 2017
This autumn, the Royal College of Music celebrates a treasure from its collection and one of the most significant manuscripts of early 16th-century music in Britain: Anne Boleyn’s Music Book.
Wednesday 28 June 2017
The research project is a collaboration between the Royal College of Music and the University of Southampton.
Wednesday 8 March 2017
The Royal College of Music has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
Wednesday 1 March 2017
The Royal College of Music has been generously gifted a significant collection of archive materials from the Amadeus Quartet, one of the most celebrated string quartets of the 20th century.
Tuesday 28 February 2017
A joint venture between the Royal College of Music and Imperial has been awarded £1 million for a new research project on the arts and health.
Friday 3 February 2017
The ‘Excellence, Inclusion and Intervention in Music’ project, conducted in partnership with York St John University, has been awarded £45,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.