Phil Hainsworth grad spotlight photo.

Graduate Spotlight – Phil Hainsworth

In this week’s entry to our Graduate Spotlight Series, we have Phil Hainsworth. From a freelance sound engineer to a Principal Consultant at Atkins, specializing in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration, Phil’s academic journey at Derby was marked by a transition to acoustic consultancy, enriched by links to the Institute of Acoustics. His story showcases the...
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Daniel Turner grad spotlight photo.

Graduate Spotlight – Dan Turner

In the latest entry of our graduate spotlight series, we feature Dan Turner, who transitioned from a music production background to a technical audio realm through Derby’s MSc Audio Engineering programme. His journey saw a sharpened focus on spatial audio, eventually propelling him into a PhD at the University of York where he researched AI...
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Charbel Hourani presenting his research.

EARLab staff and students present five papers at international conference

Last week, members of the University of Derby Electro-Acoustics Research Lab (EARLab) traveled to Bristol for the 39th annual Institute of Acoustics Reproduced Sound conference. The conference represents the cutting edge of modern audio and acoustics and allows consultants, manufacturers, contractors, end users, academics, and students to mingle and share insights and information. There were...
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Alex Rainy Brown grad spotlight photo.

Graduate Spotlight – Alex Rainy Brown

From a budding interest in lighting to diving into audio, video, and electronics, Alex Rainy Brown‘s academic voyage at the University of Derby broadened his technical spectrum. Initially drawn to Derby’s Sound, Light and Live Event Technology course for its technical depth, Alex found his calling diversifying over time. Now a Solutions Architect at Holovis...
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Rachel Axton grad spotlight photo.

Graduate Spotlight – Rachel Axton

In this week’s Graduate Spotlight, we proudly feature Rachel Axton, from the Class of 2021, who has since illuminated the live music scene. With a strong desire to carve a niche in the live event industry, Rachel enrolled in the BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology program at the University of Derby. Her...
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