ARCLab (arclab.org.uk) and Affective Audio (affectiveaudio.net)
Research Seminar Series
“Using technology to improve the teaching of musical timekeeping”
Wednesday 7th December 2016, 12 noon – 1 pm,
Room: Edward Llwyd Centre, Room B26
Steffan is a MPhil/PhD student and Lecturer in Creative Media Technology at the University in the School of Creative Arts. He has been a professional musician, recording artist and peripatetic music tutor for his working life. Steffan's research examines human characteristics of good musical timekeeping and analyses different pedagogical techniques and philosophies that can be deployed to improve an individual’s timekeeping in music. In this seminar, Steffan will be discussing and demonstrating recent experimental work into evaluating people’s timekeeping.
12th August 2016 - Game Audio Evaluation Chapter in New Book
Affective Audio researchers welcomed the release of new book "Games User Research: A Case Study Approach", which features a chapter entitled "In-Game Intoxication: Demonstrating the Evaluation of the Audio Experience of Games with a Focus on Altered States of Consciousness" authored by Dr. Stuart Cunningham, Dr. Jonathan Weinel and Prof. Richard Picking. The chapter details a study undertaken using the repertory grid approach to develop scales for user evaluation of game sound. The book, edited by Dr. Miguel Angel Garcia-Ruiz of Algoma University, Canada is published by CRC Press / Taylor & Francis.
1st June 2016. Brand new MSc Robotics is now recruiting for September 2016! The university’s world-leading Computing department has unveiled the new Postgraduate MSc Robotics course starting this September and is now open to applicants.
The one-year Masters course will explore human-robot interaction, computation, programming and will offer practical hands-on experience of developing applications for industry-standard robots.
1st June 2016. ARCLab is launched. Wrexham Glyndwr University's newest research group was launched today. ARCLab (Applied Research in Computing Laboratory) is part of the University Research Centre for Applied Science, Engineering and Computing. ARCLab is the latest evolutionary development in Computing research, replacing its predecessor CARDS (Creative and Applied Research for the Digital Society). ARCLab will be more focused on specific Computing and Computer Science research