Category Archives: Academic Papers

Academic Career Advice

A student sent me an e-mail this week that prompted an extended, and slightly surprising, response. I didn’t really think that I had that much to offer on the subject of “how do I choose an MSc? And how do I get into teaching?”. Rather than my rather elongated reply go to waste, here is […]

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Pint of Science; Southampton 15th May 2017

I’ve been invited to give a brief discussion about science, over a pint, in Southampton on Monday May 15th @ 7pm. The venue is the Belgium & Blues 184 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW. Tickets are £4 and there are only a few remaining! Book here:

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Dissertation Writing

I often find at this time of year my 2nd year (Level 5) students need a bit of help for the looming mountain that will be their Final Major Project / Dissertation. I wrote this guide last year, and I’ve just updated it to include another piece of work on how to generate ideas. Let […]

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AES 133rd Convention Poster

The poster presented as Convention Paper 8772 at the AES133 can now be found here.

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Spatial Audio: AES Scotland Presentation

Robert Davis, my fellow student at UWS, and I are presenting an evening of spatial audio in conjunction with the Audio Engineering Society’s Scotland branch. Link and information here.

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Achieving Ambisonics With Reaper

The latest addition to this site is a user-guide for using WigWare plug-ins and Reaper DAW software. Continual development of the document will occur over the next week or so, so any comments via email would be appreciated. Major revisions of either the plug-ins or Reaper will also be included. There is also a template that […]

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AES41st Paper Featured!

Due to the madness that was creating my transfer paper, I missed this; The article, by Dr Rumsey, featured a whole host of papers that provided worthy of discussion. My paper for the 25th UK conference was included – so worth checking out if you’re a member of the Audio Engineering Society.

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Poster: AES128

The final version of the Audio Engineering Society #128 poster; Ambisonic Hardware Poster.  

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“A Comparative Analysis of Surround Sound Formats and the Current Practical Applications of Ambisonics”

Here is a copy of the recently completed transfer report: MPhil to PhD. This details the wider field, context and details the specifics in the study that will be completed for a Doctoral submission.

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A Perspective on the Adoption of Ambisonics for Games

Audio Engineering Society, London, February 2011, 41st Conference, A. J. Horsburgh, Dr K. McAlpine, Dr D. F. Clark. The paper: A Perspective on the Adoption of Ambisonics for Games (AES Link)  

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