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 […]

Royal visit to Derby

Wednesday, 27 September was the official opening of Derby’s new STEM Centre. Within the new building our department has gained new labs covering electronics, communication technology and computing, and – most importantly – a hemi-anechoic chamber. UoD’s new hemi-anechoic chamber ready for the grand opening To officially open the building, HRH The Earl of Wessex […]

Sounds in Space 2017 – watch live!

The Creative Technologies Research Cluster is holding the 8th Annual Sounds in Space Research Symposium tomorrow (Tuesday, 27 June 2017). The full event programme can be found here: http://soundsinspace.co.uk/ Sounds in Space looks at the technical and artistic details of 3D audio with a 34 speaker array driven by software developed here at the University of Derby (WigWare Ambisonic Audio […]

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 […]

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 […]