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 […]

First ever 360 degree audio/video open day broadcast!

Teaching and research collided in spectacular fashion Wednesday evening at the Entertainment Engineering Open Day session at the University of Derby. Staff and current BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology and BSc (Hons) Broadcast Engineering and Live Event Technology students worked together to use YouTube’s new feature allowing live streaming of 360 degree […]

Playing with the HoloLens at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Bruce Wiggins, Adam Hill and soon-to-be MSc Audio Engineering graduate, Haydon Cardew, were recently invited to visit Microsoft Research in Cambridge. As part of the visit, we were allowed to experiment with a Microsoft HoloLens (the only headsets currently in the UK are held by Microsoft Research at their Cambridge office). We had a blast […]

University experts present imaginative research at groundbreaking technology event

Staff and students from the University presented at PLASA 2016, taking part in ‘The Exploratorium’ – an experimental maze where participants showed off their technical expertise and creativity. The two-day PLASA event, which attracted more than 1,500 visitors, presents ground-breaking technology and exciting new launches by the world’s greatest designers and engineers to an international audience of pro […]