IOA publishes November-December 2020 Acoustics Bulletin

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Alex Shaida
Updated Tue, 17/11/2020 - 14:39

 

The November/December 2020 issue of Acoustics Bulletin is out and includes features on:

  • Winchester Science Centre – how Sustainable Acoustics Ltd transformed its acoustics and made it truly accessible for all to experience.
  • How acoustic metamaterials offer us new design tools, which can augment existing acoustic technologies. Not just to reduce unwanted sounds, but also for personalised delivery of desired sounds without headphones.
  • Andrew Holden, chair of ICUA2020 organising committee, reports on the recent international conference on underwater acoustics.
  • Adrian James and Joe Bear describe how they provide expert witness evidence at a Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal if the needs of a pupil with hearing impairment are not being adequately considered by their school.
  • Verification of measurements (except those of environmental noise)  ̶  when do you need more than a finger in the air?
  • As 2020 draws to a close, IOA STEM Committee Chair, Matthew Muirhead, provides a general round up of 2020 STEM activity and ambitions for the future.
  • The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced £1.3 million funding for the EPSRC UK Acoustics Network Plus (UKAN+) which is a four-year grant led by the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London.

The deadline for the next issue (January/February 2021) issue is Thursday 3rd December 2020 at the latest please. If you have a technical article that you’d like to submit for consideration, please email the editor at nickyr [at] warnersgroup [dot] co [dot] uk