Friday, 25 October 2013

Elton John's new organ

On the 22nd October 2013, the Royal Academy of Music installed and commissioned their new organ. Now we can measure the sound exposure of organists!

Friday, 18 October 2013

Dr Christos Nestoras visits

On the 17th October 2013, Dr Christos Nestoras visited the Acoustics Group from the University of Thessaloniki. From discussions a paper will be published based upon low level noise measurements. Then we celebrated with Saffron tea.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Discussions with the London Symphony Orchestra

On the 9th October Dr Stephen Dance and PhD student Georgia Zepidou were invited to the Barbican by the London Symphony Orchestra. Discussions were held with the noise team to develop a suite of mitigation measures. We are predicting significant collaboration with a lot of potential student projects!

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Resonators under testing for Ramboll

Tuned resonators are being tested in the new reverberation chamber for Ramboll to determine their effective frequency range for use in the refurbished Queen Elizabeth Hall on the South Bank. MSc student Christina Higgins is leading the work under the supervision of Dr Luis Gomez.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Reverberation Chamber Refurbished

On the 1st October 2013 the refurbishment of the Acoustics Group's reverberation chamber was completed. The 200m3 chamber is current being commissioned, but is back in action!