- Instruments, devices and systems (RA1)
This theme focuses on the development of engineering and mathematical tools for the study of sound and music.
- Music information research (RA2)
This theme focuses on computer applications for music information research.
- Cognition, perception and movement (RA3)
This theme focuses on the scientific study of music, from the perspective of the performer to that of the audience and listeners.
- Expanded musical practice (RA4)
This theme encompasses the artistic branch of CIRMMT's activities (research-creation).