December 2020We’re happy to announce that we have been awarded a science communication grant from the Dutch scientific organisation NWO to support the upcoming SNAAR festival in Utrecht, now planned for spring 2022!
December 2020There have been another few press outings, for instance this piece on using music as coping during the pandemic in national newspaper AD, and this interview on the possible health hazards of christmas music for 3FM’s YouTube channel – all in Dutch though!
September 2020Although we had to miss out on most conferences and many other things in this tumultuous year, we’re starting fresh with our new group, with new PhD and Master projects. Exciting times ahead! Welcome new Master students Kim, Eric, Jonathan, Laura, Mladena and Maria!
September 2019A new name has been found for or Low Countries Music Research Network: we called it Locomus! Website and mailing list soon to follow.Also, we are starting a new year with fresh faces in the lab and new projects! Welcome Andres, Meike, Alexandra, Mara, Juliet, and Dion!
June 2019Congratulations to Dr. Susan Williams who successfully defended her thesis entitled ‘Finding Focus: Using external focus of attention for practicing and performing music’. Excellent work!
April 2019Getting ready for more conferencing: Two submissions were accepted to RPPW this summer! Also, Rebecca was on Dutch national radio with an interview about music, the brain, Easter, and sports.
January 2019 We’ve reached the news multiple times in the last few months! After receiving attention in the local Leiden Los magazine, as well as alumni magazine Leidraad, Rebecca was interviewed for a full spread in the science pages of the national newspaper Algemeen Dagblad (all in Dutch).
November 2018 We are very excited to announce this year’s LIBC public symposium will be on music! We have a wonderful line-up of speakers, of whom our esteemed international guests, Dr. Ani Patel and Dr Psyche Loui, will also deliver scientific talks at the Sylvius Masterclass on the previous day. Please come along!
July 2018 The Music, Mind and Brain MSc at Goldsmiths, UK, is celebrating their 10th anniversary! Rebecca will give a key note lecture at this sold-out two-day event.
May 2018 Calling all music researchers in NL and BE! A new regional network is being formed with a first meeting coming soon. More information here.