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Groundbreaking initiative from Quiet Mark with new Acoustics Academy launch

During the Surface Design Awards 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London, Quiet Mark launched their new Acoustics Academy. with a TED-style master-class event. The Acoustics Academy is a new online platform. which is intended to further equip and empower architects, builders and designers with an expertly verified guide of leading acoustic solutions for […]

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American research presented at ICA 2019

Healthcare acoustics on the agenda. What a privilege to attend ICA this year. Not only were we invited for a concert in the cathedral of Aachen but in the healthcare acoustics session we had the opportunity to explore research from all over the world including 3 American papers on both noise reduction in neonatal care, […]

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ICA 2019

The German Acoustical Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik, DEGA) hosted the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics in the beautiful and historical city of Aachen in September 2019. The technical program included plenary, distinguished, invited, contributed, and poster papers covering all aspects of acoustics. There was also an extensive technical exposition highlighting the latest advances in […]

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Diversity at Internoise 2019 – Top 3 presentations

Half way through Internoise 2019 in Madrid one thing is clear: It is a buffet of knowledge! From sessions on ‘Architectural and building acoustics’ to ‘Environmental noise’ to ‘Noise and health’ (and everything in between). Internoise, Euronoise, ICA etc. are always the places to go if you need new inspiration and today especially three really […]

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Acoustic conferences to look forward to in 2018

Planning for the year ahead? Wondering what acoustic conferences to attend? Us too! We know a lot of you are involved in and attend conferences around the globe and we love bumping into our readers and having a chat – in the real world. Here’s our list of interesting conferences next year. If you’re going, […]

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Healthcare acoustic highlights from ICSV24

This summer the 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV24) was held in London (23 – 27 July 2017). I already published a general blog post about it, and one post about office acoustics highlights (here). In this one I dig into the world of healthcare acoustics. Below I compiled shortly the main content from the […]

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The hottest acoustic conference this year!

The 12th ICBEN (International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise) Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem was held June 18-22, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. The congress targeted everybody interested in the vast field of auditory and non-auditory effects of noise. The “tropical” Zurich?! I arrived on the Sunday in “tropical” Zurich and was […]

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Did you miss out? ICBEN 2017 – Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem

The last month I have had the privilege to attend three conferences – IFHE in Bologna (the 7th European Congress for the International Federation of Hospital Engineering), European Healthcare Design in London and this week ICBEN in Zürich. And what a way to end it! ICBEN was amazing – great program, great speakers wanting to […]

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The Problem With Acoustic Simulations

Predicting sound absorption is in general troublesome. We have too many definitions; e.g. normal incidence, random incidence, field incidence, angle-dependent absorption coefficient, local-reaction or extended reaction absorption coefficient, etc.  Another problem is that there are various standardised methods, but none of them can give an absolute truth. Cheol-Ho Jeong,  Associate Professor at DTU, was one […]

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Internoise 2016 – Together, towards a quieter future

Highlights from Hamburg A few weeks back, Internoise 2016 in Hamburg concluded, ending four days of presentations, discussions and networking, all in the name of acoustics. I don’t know about you, but for me, before large acoustic events like this one, I am always busy preparing; presentations, transport and logistics. During the event, I am […]

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