Dr Evangelos Himonides

    • DipMus, BSc (Star First Class Hons), MA, PhD (Lon), MBCS CITP
    • Senior Lecturer in IT, Music, and Music Technology Education
    • Senior researcher; IMERC Co-ordinator
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  • Department:
  • Summary:
    • As a musician, technologist and educator, I have had an ongoing career in multimodal, experimental research in the fields of psychoacoustics, music perception, music cognition, information technology, human-computer interaction, special needs, the singing voice and singing development.

      Publications currently number over 100, in edited volumes, published research reports, as well as high-profile international journals, such as Psychology of Music, IJME, RSME, MER, JMTE, Journal of Voice, Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, Psychomusicology, International Choral Bulletin, BJME, Research Papers in Education, and others.

      I am the section editor for 'Technology' for OUP's forthcoming handbook of Music Education [2 volumes, 116 chapters, 157 authors].
  • Teaching:
    • • MA in Music Education (Module leader for 'Music Technology in Education', Guest lecturer for 'Philosophy of Music and Music Education', 'Psychology of Music and Music Education', 'Choral Conducting, Leadership and Communication')
      • Mphil/PhD
      • EdD
      • Postdoctoral Research Supervision.
  • Research:
  • Postgraduate Research:
    • Interest areas: Psychoacoustics, music perception, music cognition, information technology, multimodal research design, extensible information markup, non-conventional datasets, human-computer interaction, multiple channels and modalities in learning, special needs, the singing voice and singing development.

      Doctoral supervision (leading supervisor):
      • Vassiliki Charissi (Technology & Musical Creativity in the early years)
      • Theodora Tsintzou (Cognition and memory).

      Doctoral supervision (co-supervisor):
      • Monica Adrianopoulou (Pedagogical Issues of the Aural skills Course in Music Higher Education: An Investigation of students' types of musical thinking and implications for teaching)
      • Yang Yang (The Challenges Inherent in Promoting Traditional Folk Song Performance and Pedagogy in Chinese Higher Education)
      • Luciana Hamond (Understanding Expert Piano Performance).

      Post doctoral supervision (co-supervisor):
      • Georgia Markea (The use of modern technologies in the music classroom in Greece).
  • Professional Activities:
    • • Chartered Information Technology Professional of the British Computer Society (MBCS CITP)
      • Coordinator of the International Music Education Research Centre (iMerc)
      • Electronic media officer, Society for Education and Music Psychology Research (SEMPRE)
      • Reviews editor, 'Psychology of Music', published by SAGE
      • Associate editor, 'Journal of Music, Technology and Education' (JMTE), published by Intellect.

      Advisory group member:
      • Music Manifesto
      • The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME)
      • British Voice association.

      Associate member:
      • Association for Learning Technology (ALT)
      • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
      • Network of Voice Technology (NetVoTech)
      • Live Algorithms in Music (LAM)
      • The Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS)
      • The Performing Rights Society (PRS).
  • Conferences/presentations:
    • Vogiatzoglou, A., Ockelford, A., Himonides, E., & Welch, G. F. (2010, 25-26 March). Exploring Music Engagement in Children and Young People with Complex Needs. Paper presented at the Empirical Musicology II: Empirical Approaches to Performance, Leeds.

      Himonides, E. (2009). "On music, 'technology' and the evaluation of effectiveness...". Proceedings of the Greek Association of Primary Music Education Teachers, 3rd International Conference, "Teaching Material and its contribution to educational practice: from theory to application in Music Education". 8-10 May 2009, Athens, Greece.

      Bishop-Liebler, P., Hostetter, M., Himonides, E., Welch, G. F., & Gaab, N. (2008). Linguistic and Non-Linguistic Auditory Processing Skills in Conservatoire Level Musicians, with and without Developmental Dyslexia, and Nonmusicians. Music and Language II. Boston: Tufts University, 11-13 July 2008.

      Himonides, E. (2008)The Critical Listener of Singing Performances: A New Perspective Using Real-Time Response and Physiological Data Measurement. 28th International Society of Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Bologna, Italy (20-25 July 2008).

      Parsons, L. M., Himonides, E., Craig, N., Vakil, M., Turner, R., & Wilkinson, I. (2007). Simultaneous Dual-fMRI, Sparse Temporal Scanning of Human Duetters at 1.5 and 3 Tesla. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego: California, USA (November 3-7 2007).

      Himonides, E. (2006) The Continuous Response Measurement Apparatus (CReMA). Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Bologna. [ISBN: 88-7395-155-4].
  • Personal Country Knowledge:
    • Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United States of America: Virtual Learning, Singing and Vocal Development, Information Technology.
  • Languages Spoken:
    • • French (intermediate)
      • Hellenic [Greek] (native)
      • Italian (basic).
  • Languages Written:
    • • French (intermediate)
      • Hellenic [Greek] (native)
      • Italian (basic).
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  • Himonides, E. (2012) 'The misunderstanding of Music-Technology-Education: A Meta-perspective ' In G. McPherson & G. Welch (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Himonides, E. (2012) 'Music learning and teaching through' In G. McPherson & G. Welch (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Stakelum, M. & Himonides, E. (Eds) (2011) 'Abstracts: Developing the Musican', London: Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research 76.
  • Shipton, M. & Himonides, E. (Eds) (2011) 'Striking a Chord': Music Health and Wellbeing' Paper presented at Conference Exploring Current Developments in Research and Practice , London: Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)
  • Himonides, E. (2011) 'Mapping a beautiful voice: The continuous response measurement apparatus ', Journal of Music, Technology and Education 4(1), 5-25..
  • Himonides, E., Saunders, J., Papageorgi, I. & Welch, G. (2011) Researching Sing Up's Workforce Development: Main findings from the first three years (2007-2010). London: Institute of Education, University of London [ISBN: 978-1-905351-14-5].
  • Himonides, E., & Purves, R. (2010) 'The Role of Technology' In S. Hallam & A. Creech (Eds.), Music Education in the 21st Century in the United Kingdom: Achievements, analysis and aspirations. London: Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Welch, G., Himonides, E., Saunders, J., Papageorgi, I. (2010) Researching the impact of the National Singing Programme 'Sing Up' in England: Main Findings from the First Three Years (2007-2010) Children's singing development, self-concept and sense of social inclusion. London: Institute of Education, University of London. [ISBN: 978-1-905351-13-8].
  • King, A. & Himonides, E. (2010) 'Proceedings: Researching Music,' Paper presented at SEMPRE conference , London: Institute of Education, University of London , September
  • Himonides, E. (2009) 'Mapping a beautiful voice: theoretical considerations', Journal of Music, Technology and Education 2 (1), 25 - 54.