Tuesday, 22 May 2018

2nd Meeting of the SIG for Communications and Room Acoustics

The 2nd meeting of the EPSRC funded UK Acoustics Network for the Special Interest Group in Comms and Rooms will be held at the London Doctoral Academy at London South Bank University on 5th June 2pm. The discussion will focus around upcoming challenges in Acoustics, as such the BBC, Royal Opera House, Royal Academy of Music and the LPO have been invited. All are welcome to the brain storm!

Abstract submitted to the Acoustical Society of America

An abstract has been submitted by the Acoustics Group for the 176th Acoustical Society of America meeting, this year held jointly with Canadian Acoustical Association. An invited paper has been especially written to celebrate the life of Professor Murray Hodgson. The presentation will be given by Dr Stephen Dance and is entitled, "Architectural Acoustics Practical Solutions".  The meeting will be held in Victoria, Canada on 5-9th November 2018.

Monday, 21 May 2018

Bradford Literature Festival 2018

On Saturday 7th July 2018 Dr Stephen Dance will take part in the Bradford Literature Festival as a panel member for the Power of Silence. The event will be held at the Old Building of Bradford College and hosted by journalist Arifa Akubar.

Abstracts submitted to Institute of Acoustics Musical Acoustics Meeting

Two abstracts from the Acoustics Group have been submitted to the Institute of Acoustics 1 day meeting of the Musical Acoustics Group. The meeting is entitled, "Measurement and Modelling of Musical Instruments and Performance Spaces" and will be hosted by Edinburgh  University on 24th October 2018. The first paper is on a new instrument built by MSc student Dhruvit Zaveri, called the Yaybara. The second paper is on improving the acoustics for Henry Wood Hall by PhD student Doug Shearer. See you in Edinburgh!

Institute of Acoustics London Branch Meeting

On the 12th July 2018 two Masters students will be presenting their dissertations to the Institute of Acoustics London branch. Callum Brewer will be presenting the acoustics of Bolivar Hall at the Venezuelan Embassy. Then Dhruvit Zaveri will be presenting and playing the Yaybahar, a instrument he built himself!

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Assured Acoustics Give a Masterclass

On the last day of lectures, 17 May 2018, Peter Turner of Assured Acoustics gave a highly informative guest Masterclass to Diploma and Masters students.The talk covered many practical aspects of sound insulation in acoustic design in residential buildings.The talk was appreciated by students as evidenced by the many questions posed at Peter. Thanks Peter we hope to have you next year again.

Friday, 18 May 2018

End of Year Party

The Masters students had their last day of the course, so we had to celebrate.  The course finished with their mini cheap acoustics projects where inventiveness was the watch word. We hope you all enjoyed the course and look forward to seeing what you come up with for your final dissertations!