Royal visit to Derby
Wednesday, 27 September was the official opening of Derby’s new STEM Centre. Within the new building our department has gained new labs covering electronics, communication technology and computing, and – most importantly – a hemi-anechoic chamber. UoD’s new hemi-anechoic chamber ready for the grand opening To officially open the building, HRH The Earl of Wessex ...Read More
Sounds in Space 2017 – watch live!
The Creative Technologies Research Cluster is holding the 8th Annual Sounds in Space Research Symposium tomorrow (Tuesday, 27 June 2017). The full event programme can be found here: http://soundsinspace.co.uk/ Sounds in Space looks at the technical and artistic details of 3D audio with a 34 speaker array driven by software developed here at the University of Derby (WigWare Ambisonic Audio ...Read More
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 ...Read More
PhD Studentship available!
Title: Applications of auralization in live sound reinforcement Overview: Auralizaton of real listening environments using binaural simulation techniques has become increasingly common in many branches of audio/acoustics over the past few decades. To date, the technology hasn’t been applied in live sound reinforcement. This project focuses on the development of hardware and software to allow professional ...Read More
IoA Reproduced Sound set to visit Derby
This year’s Reproduced Sound conference (organized by the Electro-Acoustics Group of the Institute of Acoustics) has chosen to visit the Entertainment Engineering group here at the University of Derby on 21 November. The evening will include live/interactive demonstrations of the research our academics and PhD students are involved with, including: interactive demonstrations of ambisonics, 3D audio ...Read More