students supporting an event at the Derby Roundhouse.

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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Oil projection from Nick Mason Tour.

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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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...
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