Friday, 31 October 2008
Dr Stephen Dance presented his paper, "Are simplified models good enough to predict the acoustics of Underground Stations? " at Inter-Noise 2008 on October 29th in the main hall of the congress. His paper was well received in the special Underground spaces session. Many interesting points were raised and contacts established.
Louis Gomez presented his paper, "Evaluation of More Suitable Test Methodologies to Obtain RT and
Christos Nestoras presented his paper, "Design and Validation of Computer Models for the Assessment of Speech Intelligibility in Enclosed Spaces " at Inter-Noise 2008 on October 28th in the main hall of the congress. His paper was well received in the Architectural Acoustics session.
The Acoustics Group was represented by Dr Stephen Dance and his PhD students: Louis Gomez and Christos Nestoras at Inter-Noise 2008 Shanghai. Three papers were presented and links with Academics, Consultants and Instrumentation Guys were made. A successful and enjoyable conference for all!
Monday, 20 October 2008
Friday, 17 October 2008
Hoare Lea, the consultant engineers, came in strength to visit the roof-top urban wind turbines on Ashenden House, Elephant and Castle. Luckily the weather the fine and the Proven and Quiet Revolution turbines were spinning nicely.
Thursday, 16 October 2008
On 16th October 2008 the Acoustics Group began measuring individual noise doses of students from the Royal Academy of Music. Georgia Zedpidou, Steve Dance and Ozge Can were taking dosimetry measurements. The harp appears noisy than we thought!
Tuesday, 14 October 2008
Thursday, 9 October 2008
On 9th October 2008, the Acoustics Group measured the noise dose of a sample of musicians of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The measurements were taken a Henry Wood Hall and will be repeated at the Royal Festival Hall for the following days performance.
Thursday, 2 October 2008
On 1st October 2008 the Royal College of Music and the Ear Institute, part of University College London, UK. agreed to collaborate on Enterprise developments and future joint research. It is hoped to developed an EU Framework 7 grant application addressing the needs of classical musicians.