In October 2021 Musicae Scientiae released this special SIMM-edition on research on social impacts of music making and the role of music in social and com.  This special edition is coordinated and edited by SIMM co-founders Brydie-Leigh Bartleet and Lukas Pairon. 

This special issue includes articles by: Julian Cespedes-Guevara (Colombia), Nikki Dibben (UK) & Julian Guevara (Colombia), Sarah Doxat-Pratt (UK), Gillian Howell (Australia), Inês Lamela (Portugal), Aine Mangaoang (Ireland-Norway) and Juan Sebastián Rojas (Colombia).