Welcome to the Acoustics and Audio Group at the University of Edinburgh

The Acoustics and Audio Group at the University of Edinburgh currently consists of eight academic staff and around a dozen postgraduate students. It has associations across the University, with particular presence in the School of Music, the School of Physics and Astronomy, and the School of EngineeringPlease check our News page for the latest Group news.

The Group has strong local research links within the University, including with medicine, mechanical engineering and electric engineering. UK-wide there are associations with the Open University, the University of York’s Audio Lab, the University of Stirling, the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC) and the University of Cambridge.

International research links include LAUM (University of le Mans, Acoustics Lab), IRCAM and Helsinki University of Technology.

Please head over to the Research pages for an overview of current and past research topics, including a list of Publications from the group. Further details can be found by reading about the research interests of the individual Group Members.

Master’s Degree (MSc) in Acoustics and Music Technology

An important part of the Acoustics and Audio Group is the MSc in Acoustics and Music Technology. This exciting one-year taught Masters degree provides a broad-based foundation in the technical, musical and multimedia applications of acoustics and audio technology. The program has run successfully since 2006, and there is a decicated part of the website for it here.

MusICA Seminar Series

A regular seminar series is jointly hosted by the Acoustics and Audio Group (on behalf of the School of Music) and the School of Informatics. There is a website for the series, including a video archive of past seminars, located here.