Tag: place

  • The acoustics industry has long been focussed on the mitigation of noise to reduce annoyance and stress to hopefully ensure that citizens are in good health. Quiet spaces are needed and appreciated by people. Many hours of research have gone into understanding the meaning and importance of tranquillity in urban areas. In terms of sound,… (read more)
  • The ‘Building Instruments’ project was created to explore how we might sculpt soundscapes around the public’s perception of acoustic comfort. To do this we put together a team of people from very different and complimenting disciplines: Ainolnam Azizol – Sonic Researcher (Intern) Pete Bennett – Digital Artist and researcher Jameson Musyoki – Acoustician Szabina Orosz… (read more)
  • Knowing that it’s Mental Health Awareness Week beginning the 10th of May has brought to light an aspect of the project I’m working on that’s far more poignant than I first thought. I am one of three researchers involved with ‘We Are Still Here’, which records the stories of people within the HIV-community. I am… (read more)
  • Photo of a group of people at the top of a blustry hill in front of a tall beacon
    Image credit: Scott Farlow Early in 2020, on a wet February morning, our research team got together to flesh out the plan for our project. In keeping with the place-based, experiential and co-produced focus of our research, the meeting took the shape of a walk to the summit of Robinswood Hill. We were led by… (read more)