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):
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Derby ranked 3rd in the world for Entertainment Engineering
In a feature for CEO World Magazine, our Entertainment Engineering subject area was ranked 3rd best in the world and 1st within the UK (the only non-American university to make the list) for Entertainment Engineering courses. Our courses are built on a strong science and engineering foundation while drawing from numerous aspects of the arts...Read More