Thursday, 26 April 2018
www.acoustics.ac.uk. Professor Vorlander gave his thoughts from Germany via Skype and proposed that 2020 be the Year of Sound. We need friends in high places as the United Nations will decide this proposal.
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Friday, 13 April 2018
Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineering held their 8th annual technical symposium at London South Bank University. At the event Dr Stephen Dance promoted the newly formed UK Acoustics Network using the video produced by the University of Southampton featuring Prof Tim Leighton demonstrating how to clear dirt away using only cold water and bubbles. The engineers were impressed by the power of ultrasound!
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Monday, 9 April 2018
annual review of 2017 in late March 2018. It features the research of the Acoustics Group in particular that involving the measurement and monitoring of the noise produced around London's Heliport by Dr Stephen Dance and Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina. We hope that the issue gets wider publicity around the up coming local elections.
Bradford Literature Festival will host a discussion on the Power of Silence. Acoustician Dr Stephen Dance as well as journalist Arifa Akbar and other leading experts will take part in the panel to discuss silence. Hope to see you there!
Sunday, 8 April 2018
UK Acoustics Network for Communications and Rooms. Acoustics experts from the fields of speech, hearing, music, room acoustics and digital signal processing gathered to discuss the scope, operation and framework of the new special interest group, SIG.. Invited representatives from academia, industry (small and large) and early career researchers under the leadership of Dr Stephen Dance and Professor Mark Plumpley produced a plan of action for 2018-2020 for the SIG. Details will be produced shortly, so keep an eye out!
On 14 March Dr Bob Peters and Dr Luis Gomez-Agustrina attended the IOA one day conference on Sound Power measurements in Northampton. Bob was the first one presenting of the day. He covered in a engaging manner the fundamental theory of sound power and sound intensity determination considering measurement uncertainty. Practical demonstrations and networking followed in the afternoon in a most enjoyable day.