Monday, 15 January 2018

Abstract Accepted for IOA Acoustics 2018, Cardiff

An abstract of a paper written by LSBU IOA Diploma student Charlotte Hennessy and project supervisor Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina has been recently accepted by IOA 2018 conference. The paper is entitled : “Noise Attenuation study from Delivery Roll Cages”. The paper discusses for the first time the issue of noise emissions from delivery roll cages used during night time commercial deliveries and proposes a suitable measuring technique. The two day conference will take place on 23-24 April 2018 at City Hall, Cathay's Park, Cardiff. We hope to see you at the conference in April

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Diploma Students to present to IOA London Branch

Two Institute of Acoustics Diploma students from London South Bank University will present their project work at the IOA London Branch on 18th January 2018. Ben Dixon will deliver an abbreviated test method for impact sound insulation testing. Stuart Goodbun will present his analysis of the impact of train services on the acoustic environment in accordance to relevant standards and guidance documents. Hope you can all make it!

Monday, 8 January 2018

Accepted abstract for ICSV25 Hiroshima 2018

An abstract of a forthcoming paper by Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina and Dr Steve Dance has been recently accepted by 25th International Congress of Sound and Vibration 2018. The paper will be published and presented at the conference to be held on 08-12 July 2018 in Hiroshima (Japan). The abstract of the paper is entitled “Noise emissions and associated impact from London Heliport operations” and reports on a noise emissions monitoring study alongside a parallel study on the perception, attitudes and impact of the  London Battersea Heliport on local residents. We hope you’ll enjoy the read in July

A donation from Anne Kyyro Quinn

The acoustic panel designer Anne Kyyro Quinn has kindly donated 8 panels to the Acoustics Group here at London South Bank University. These panels will be measured by the students and then form the basis of several research projects! An exciting start to the year!

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Acoustics Group 2017 Christmas Roundup

We thank you for all your support over 2017. The Acoustics Group expanded this year with the appointment of our new lecturer: Dr Haydar Aygun. More students won awards including Eric Ballestero winning the Acoustical Society of America Newman medal, Nathan Gregory winning the RBA  Acoustics Prize, Nathan Pounds and Richard Evans winning CIBSE Bursaries. Ben Dymock successfully defended his PhD thesis and Nick Durup submitted his doctorate. Links with the Institute of Acoustics with the Acoustics Group have been strengthened with our successful reaccreditation. We hosted the IOA Art of Being a Consultant day meeting, and presented at three evenings branch meetings. Conferences included: ICSV 24, 5th European Occupational Voice Symposium and 173rd ASA/EAA Boston. New Links were formed with the Royal Opera House, BBC Singers, Wandsworth Council, and King’s College. We also made new friends from India, Indonesia, Chile and France. Finally, 48 students were enrolled on our postgraduate courses this autumn. We wish them luck with their respective courses. Best wishes for 2018 from the Acoustics Group.

Saturday, 16 December 2017

IOA Event: BS4142 and it's context

London South Bank University will be hosting a full day Institute of Acoustics Event - BS4142 AND CONTEXT - A WORKSHOP ON WHAT IT IS AND MOVING FORWARD. Practical details: 10am Thursday 8th February 2018 at the Keyworth Centre on Keyworth Street, nearest tube is Elephant and Castle. There will be a chance to quiz some of the EH/1 panel

Development of the Acoustics Technician Apprenticeship

Funding has been won by the Acoustics Group to develop a Level 4 acoustics course to meet the end point assessment requirements of the Acoustics Technician Apprenticeship. This new apprenticeship has been created by the Institute of Acoustics Education committee working party. The New Year is going to be busy!