University of Derby achieves Gold for teaching excellence

The University of Derby has been awarded Gold by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the country’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of all providers in the UK. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Derby delivers consistently outstanding […]

PhD Studentship available!

Title: Applications of auralization in live sound reinforcement Overview: Auralizaton of real listening environments using binaural simulation techniques has become increasingly common in many branches of audio/acoustics over the past few decades. To date, the technology hasn’t been applied in live sound reinforcement. This project focuses on the development of hardware and software to allow professional […]

IoA Reproduced Sound set to visit Derby

This year’s Reproduced Sound conference (organized by the Electro-Acoustics Group of the Institute of Acoustics) has chosen to visit the Entertainment Engineering group here at the University of Derby on 21 November. The evening will include live/interactive demonstrations of the research our academics and PhD students are involved with, including: interactive demonstrations of ambisonics, 3D audio […]

University of Derby announces partnership with Y Not Festival

We’ve recently partnered up with Y Not Festival, which is certain to give our students even more real-world learning experiences. We’re very excited for what we’ll be able to accomplish working with Y Not. Read the full press release by following the link below. Source: University of Derby announces partnership with leading music festival Y […]

Further recognition for MSc student

Current MSc Audio Engineering student and BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology graduate, Ross Hammond, has continued to impress the audio community with his ongoing research into speech intelligibility. Ross recently took part in the research competition at this year’s AES Up Your Output competition, held in Southampton, and was awarded 2nd place for […]

MSc student scoops 2nd place at AES competition

Ross Hammond, who is currently studying on our MSc Audio Engineering programme and graduated last year with a first class honours degree in BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology, placed second in this year’s Audio Engineering Society UK Postgraduate Student Research Competition, held at King’s College London. Ross’s research is a continuation of […]

New hemi-anechoic chamber up and running!

Even though the official opening of the Derby’s new STEM Centre isn’t until next academic year, Adam and Bruce have managed to gain special access to the building so that our undergraduate and postgraduate students can use the new hemi-anechoic chamber for their research and practical work. So far, we’re loving the new facility and […]