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Senior Research Fellow

DR RUTH HEWSTON BA, MA, PhD, FRSA

Senior Research Fellow
CEDAR
University of Warwick
COVENTRY
CV4 7AL
 
Telephone: 024-7652 2466
Facsimile: 024-7652 4472
E-mail: R.Hewston@warwick.ac.uk
 

Dr Hewston has been in CEDAR since 2007, having moved from the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth (NAGTY) also at the University of Warwick.

Her background is in performing arts and music, having previously lectured in Dance Science and Dance Education. Her educational research interests are in music psychology and education, gifted and talented, and education in the broader performing arts.

Ruth serves on the editorial boards for the International Journal of Music Education and the British Journal of Music Education. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Aside from her academic interests, Ruth is also a qualified Kindermusik Educator licensed to teacher the Kindermusik music and movement curricula to parents and their children from birth to seven years.

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Hewston, R., Neelands, J., & Raynsford, J. (2007).(a) Raising the quality of creative process and product in youth theatre, and (b) Widening participation and access in youth theatre. The National Association of Youth Theatres.