Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Royal College of Music Hearing Assessments


Over three days in May 2022 hearing assessments have been undertaken for the Royal College of Music by Prof Stephen Dance and Dr Rob Shepheard. The work combined audiometry testing and otoacoustic emission assessment to help the students with their hearing conservation programme. 

Saturday, 14 May 2022

Callux breaks World Record for Staying Quiet!

 Callux has produced a new Youtube video, "Staying in the Quietest Room in the World until I went Crazy". He again visited the anechoic chamber at London South Bank University to create an engaging video on a most weird acoustic experience. Callux managed to smash his own 2019 record staying 4 hours+ in the chamber! You can the edited version  here

Friday, 13 May 2022

Testing Convergence Instrument MEMS Technology


Testing new MEMS based sound level meters from Convergence Instruments, in the acoustics laboratory with representatives from Environmental Sensors. Very strange looking test to compare microphone sensitivities! 

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Royal Opera House Sitzprobe Test

Professor Stephen Dance organised a site visit to the Royal Opera House to undetake a Sitzprobe rehearsal acoustic test. The students throughly enjoyed the experience, and the breakfast, as testing had to be completed by 9:30am! Well done guys!

IOA Certificate CCENM Starts May 2022


On the 3th May 2022 the IOA Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurements (CCENM) commenced for the eighth year. Course director Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina welcomed and introduced the course to twelve highly motivated candidates. This year the delivery mode has returned to fully in person. We hope the candidates enjoy the course 

NTi Audio present their instrumentation to students


Charles Greene, UK general manager of acoustic instrumentation manufacturer NTI Audio, visited LSBU on 28th April 2022 to deliver an informative and useful instrumentation workshop to the 2021-22 Diploma students.  The session demonstrated capabilities such as web based-noise real time remote noise monitoring, noise ratings XL2 module, noise explorer software and automated reporting. Charles shared some expertise on instrumentation calibration and good advice on some common mistakes made with field measurements. The workshop organised by Diploma course director Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina, was very well received by the students who showed their keen interest during the themed discussions and even after the workshop when they stayed on to network with Charles.  

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

3D audio headphone tests for Coyosy

On the 26th April 2022 the School of Engineering and School of the Built Environment and Architecture undertook a collaboration to test Coyosy headphones. The prototype headphones are able to relicate 3D audio using multiple drivers to change perception as to the sound direction. More testing to be undertaken soon!