Welcome to our site!

Entertainment Engineering is a specialist subject group within the Department of Electronics, Computing & Mathematics in the College of Engineering & Technology, University of Derby, UK.

On this site you can explore our teaching and research activities, including browsing the courses we currently offer, downloading software we’ve developed over the years, reading our staff blog posts and exploring what our graduates have gotten up to after graduating.

Feel free to get in touch regarding anything on the site. We’d love to hear from you!

 

Recent blog posts (click here for the full blog):

 

Research featured on Blue Planet II

Research featured on Blue Planet II

You may not expect any research coming out of our Entertainment Engineering group to make its way onto the BBC’s Blue Planet II, but that’s just what happened last Sunday! The segment starts around 11:23. Dr Adam Hill was brought in to contribute to a project looking into ways to judge the health of coral […]

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Derby Graduate and Enter Shikari Live Surround Tour

Derby Graduate and Enter Shikari Live Surround Tour

One of our recent graduates, James Coghlan, was involved in the sound team for the latest Enter Shikari tour which featured Live Quadraphonic Surround Sound. As we’re interested in both surround sound and it’s use in the live event (it’s a feature on all courses in our area – see the case study Improved Spatial Audio […]

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Undergrad students support 6 events in a week!

Undergrad students support 6 events in a week!

Our 3rd year BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology students have had a very busy week supporting six events in and around Derby. The run started on Friday, 1 December, with a trip up to the Devonshire Dome on our Buxton campus. A team of four students, led by Ryan Finlayson, put together […]

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IoA Reproduced Sound set to visit Derby this week

IoA Reproduced Sound set to visit Derby this week

The Institute of Acoustics conference on Reproduced Sound will be visiting the Entertainment Engineering subject group here at Derby this Tuesday evening to get a taste of the various research projects our staff and students have on the go. Projects being demonstrated  span topic areas including: live sound reinforcement, ambisonics, speech intelligibility, and wave field […]

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