On Thursday 24th October we will be hosting an IAS Friends and Fellows Coffee Morning, where we will be joined by three of our visiting fellows for the Sound Theme.
On Thursday 24th October we will be hosting an IAS Friends and Fellows Coffee Morning, where we will be joined by Professor Enrique A. Lopez-Poveda (University of Salamanca, Spain); Professor Julia Cassim (Kyoto Design Lab, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan) and Pip Greasley (Composer and Sonic Artist). We will be pleased to welcome Professor Robert Allison, Vice Chancellor to greet our guests.
Professor Julia Cassim – Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan (21-31 October 2019)
Professor Cassim, from the Kyoto Design Lab of the Kyoto Institute of Technology, studied fine art in the UK and Japan and is an international authority on inclusive design. As arts columnist of The Japan Times from 1984-99, she curated and designed award-winning exhibitions for audiences with visual impairments founding a non-profit organisation to increasing cognitive and physical access to museum collections. As part of the Sound Theme, Professor Cassim will be hosted by Dr Hua Dong (Design and Creative Arts) and will take part in the first Sound Summit.
Professor Pip Greasley– Artistic Director/Composter at Sonic Xploras (21-31 October 2019)
Professor Greasley is an award-winning composer and sonic independent artist. A pioneer in interactive sound, he created the ground-breaking 5K Pursuit Opera (1992) for C4 Television, where a wired-for-sound velodrome enabled racing cyclists to generate a digital score and libretto in real time. His immersive work includes a full dome opera The Last Broadcast, and soundtracks for 360-degree movies Astronaut 3D and National Geographic’s Imax Asteroid: Mission Extreme (2016). As part of the Sound Theme, Professor Cassim will be hosted by Professor Hua Dong (Design and Creative Arts) and will take part in the first Sound Summit.
Dr Enrique Lopez-Poveda– Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (22-26 October 2019)
Dr Lopez-Poveda is Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Salamanca (Spain), Director of the Auditory Computation and Psychoacoustics Laboratory of the Neuroscience Institute of Castilla y León, Director of the Audiology Group of the Biomedical Research Institute of Salamanca, and the founder and Director of the Audiology Diploma of the University of Salamanca. As part of the Sound Theme, Dr Lopez-Poveda will be hosted by Dr Christian Fullgrabe (Sport, Health and Exercise Science) and during his visit will deliver a Seminar as part of the first Sound Summit.
The coffee morning will be followed by a seminar given by Dr Lopez-Poveda on "What the brain tells the ears at a cocktail party: Better hearing in noise with brain inspired auditory prosthesis".
All are welcome to attend.
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- Laura Dale
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- 01509 228598
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