Welcome to our site!

Entertainment Engineering is a specialist subject group within the School of Computing and Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering, 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):

We Win ‘Digital Project of the Year’ at The Stage Awards 2023

Derby Theatre is absolutely thrilled to have won Digital Project of the Year at The Stage Awards 2023 with Odyssey as part of Plus One. Dr Bruce Wiggins and students from MSc Audio Engineering and BSc Sound, Light and Live Event Technology provided the novel, live immersive multi-speaker audio system. The system used software that...
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Derby grad on tour with Nick Mason

One of our recent BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology graduates, Rachel Axton, has recently been out on tour with Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) for his Saucerful of Secrets tour. Rachel operates the oil projection for the show, where she does all the effects by hand in real-time with the music. Here is...
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Derby Academic’s Research Discussed in Immersive Audio Podcast

Dr Bruce Wiggins’ work features on the Immersive Audio Podcast (episode 40) by 1.618 Digital where he talks about his research projects, the Sounds in Space Research Symposium that’s run for the last 10 years, software he’s developed and how it’s impacted the industry and anything else immersive audio based in the podcast linked below...
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Achieving the Democracy of Sound – Research with Impact!

The work of two lecturers in Entertainment Engineering (Adam Hill and Bruce Wiggins) at the University of Derby is being featured as an Impact Case Study in an upcoming Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise where the usefulness of their research to industry, practitioners and beyond is assessed by the government.  Work from Bruce Wiggins was...
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