MASARA Research Round-Up — 4th Quarter 2016

MASARA Research Round-Up — 4th Quarter 2016

[1] Early Childhood Conference ~ 10-13 October 2016 Dr Mignon van Vreden presented a paper at an international conference titled “Teaching and learning mathematics, sciences, design and technology in the Early Years (0-10 years)” hosted by the Early Childhood Subject...
MASARA Research Round-Up — 3rd Quarter 2016

MASARA Research Round-Up — 3rd Quarter 2016

When we look back on our achievements of the third quarter it feels like a dream come true! [1] Colloquium: Prof Heidi Westerlund, Dr Sari Levänen and Dr Albi Odendaal ~ 11 August 2016 We had an extraordinary opportunity to meet and listen to Prof Heidi Westerlund...
MASARA Research Round-Up — 2nd Quarter 2016

MASARA Research Round-Up — 2nd Quarter 2016

We look back on the second quarter and the amazing things we’ve achieved. [ 1 ] Symposia On 26-28 April 2016 we hosted a three-day postgraduate symposium where: (a) Dr Liesl van der Merwe presented an ATLAS.ti training workshop for staff and students from all...
MASARA Research Round-Up — 1st Quarter 2016

MASARA Research Round-Up — 1st Quarter 2016

Research is an important part of the School of Music’s activities and outputs. The MASARA research niche area (Musical Arts in South Africa: Resources and Applications) under the leadership of Dr Liesl van der Merwe, achieved the following during the course of...
Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Mignon van Vreden

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Mignon van Vreden

Date of appointment: 1 January 2015 Qualifications completed: BMus (2002), Honns BMus cum laude (2003), MMus cum laude (2006) — Stellenbosch University PhD (2014) — North-West University Teaching responsibilities: Music Education Performance interests: Piano Research...
New music education lecturer

New music education lecturer

Dr Mignon van Vreden joins the permanent teaching staff of the School of Music in January as the new lecturer in Music Education. She is not an unfamiliar face at the Conservatory as she has been teaching here part-time for the past few years. She completed her...