Arnt Maasø (b 1964) is Associate Professor at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. He is a Visiting Fellow at DMRC from June 2019 to January 2020. Arnt is currently involved in two research projects studying contemporary media and music: Music on demand: Economy and copyright in a digitised cultural sector (MUSEC) and Streaming the culture industries (STREAM), following up his related project Clouds and Concerts: Mediation and Mobility in Contemporary Music Culture (2011 to 2016). His PhD from 2002 was a study of changes in sound design practices in TV from the early 80s to late 90s.
Arnt is also engaged in developing teaching and supervision practices through the project Faculty peer-tutoring in teaching and supervision – Innovation teacher collaboration practices in Norwegian higher education. He has supervised 4 PhD candidates, 50 MA candidates, and was awarded Teacher of the year at The University of Oslo in 2011. Before becoming an academic, he worked as a musician, music teacher and composer. Tweets (mostly in Norwegian) at @arnte