Avolights visits Derby for training sessions

Avolights, one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of lighting consoles, is on site this week to provide training to our BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology students. Avolights’ van pulling up to the university on Tuesday They’ve brought in a number of lighting consoles to supplement the AVO products the University currently owns. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]