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):

 

Undergrad students support local circus event

Undergrad students support local circus event

As part of an ongoing relationship with the local community, some of our first and second year BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology students recently provided lighting and assistance with sound for Circus Hub’s Cabaret evening. The Hub runs regular classes across a variety of circus disciplines, many of them aerial based. Their venue, […]

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Students provide sound + lights for charity event

Students provide sound + lights for charity event

A team composed of some of our second and third year BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology students recently provided sound and lighting support for the Challange Derbyshire Charity Ball. The Charity Ball was the first ever held by the charity Challenge Derbyshire and took place at the University’s Buxton Campus at the […]

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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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