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Academic attends launch event at UK Parliament

On Wednesday, October 18th Jon Burton, Senior Lecturer in Entertainment Engineering, joined colleagues from across the entertainment sector as guests of Jeff Smith MP and the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) at the Houses of Parliament to help launch the Listen for Life Campaign. Jon and his colleague, Associate Professor Adam Hill, have been active...
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Graduate Spotlight – Joe Callister

This week, our Graduate Spotlight showcases Joe Callister, a Derby graduate who transitioned from casual tech work at a local venue to a Technical Consultant at Auditoria in London. Fueled by a passion for event technology, Joe honed his skills at Derby, embarking on a career in installations before transitioning back to live events. His...
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Graduate Spotlight – Lara Harris

This week, meet Lara Harris, a 2004 Derby graduate from our BSc (Hons) Music Technology and Audio System Design programme. From a budding audio enthusiast to a Research Fellow at Coventry University, Lara’s trajectory showcases the practical and theoretical grounding Derby provides. Her diverse roles across industry and academia, from Jaguar Land Rover to acoustics...
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Introducing EARLab!

We’re thrilled to introduce the University of Derby‘s newly established Electro-Acoustics Research Lab (EARLab). We’ve worked over the last few years to reconfigure our research activity into a cohesive group that covers our unique and exciting work in the field of electroacoustics and beyond. In the coming months, we aim to engage with the public...
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Graduate Spotlight – Tom Denney

This week, our Graduate Spotlight shines on Tom Denney, a 2013 graduate from our BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology programme. Follow Tom’s path from a Derby student to a skilled video programmer and system designer. Thanks to Derby’s hands-on curriculum, Tom expanded his expertise from lighting to video systems, working at notable...
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