Clive Radford

Clive Radford

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Poole House P209, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Clive is currently a lecturer and Programme Leader of Music Production at Bournemouth University and formerly a music producer at the Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Art (University of Bath). He studied ethnomusicology at the University of Birmingham, where his doctoral research focused on songwriting and recording practices and technologies. His earlier musical studies, in guitar performance and composition, were undertaken at Bath Spa University (BA 1994) and Middlesex University (MA 2002).

Current research areas

improvisation • audio cultures • ethnographic research methodologies



Profile of Teaching UG

  • Final Year Music Project - Unit Leader
  • Music Industry Awareness - Unit Leader
  • Music, Sound & Culture - Unit Leader


  • Homosapiens (National Touring Support Scheme (Jazz Services), 01 Jan 2001). Completed
  • Ultrasound (Arts Council England, 01 Jan 1998). Completed
  • Ultrasound (Arts Council England, 01 Jan 1997). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • Falmouth University, External Examiner (2022-)

Internal Responsibilities

  • Programme Leader: BSc Music & Sound Production Technology, Creative Technology
  • Programme Leader BA Music and Sound Production, Department of Creative Technology
  • Programme Leader: BSc Music & Audio Technology, Department of Creative Technology

Attended Training

  • Designing Assessments for Learning, 27 Feb 2019
  • Promoting Effective Student Learning, 20 Feb 2019
  • The BU Certificate in Programme Leadership, 21 Sep 2018, 20 Credits at Level 7


  • Senior Fellow HEA in Education (Higher Education Academy, 2019)
  • MA in Music and Culture (Middlesex University, 2002)
  • BA (Hons) in Music (Bath Spa University, 1994)


Broadcast Interview