One of our SONORUS supervisors, Joachim Scheuren, has been awarded this year’s Helmholtz Medal of the German Acoustic Society (DEGA). Every year, this medal awards exceptional achievements in the field of acoustics. As stated on the certificate, Joachim Scheuren receives this award “for his outstanding achievements in the field of technical noise control and his extraordinary commitment in … Continue reading Joachim Scheuren awarded the Helmholtz Medal of the German Acoustic Society (DEGA)
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS) have organized the 22nd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference that has taken place in Lyon (France) from May 30th to June 1st, 2016. SONORUS has been represented by Raúl Pagán Muñoz and Maarten Hornikx that have presented the conference paper in … Continue reading SONORUS at 22nd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference in Lyon, France
EuroRegio2016 will take place in Porto city- Portugal from June 13-15. This congress will be held jointly with 9º Iberian Congress and the 47th Spanish Congress on Acoustics TECNIACUSTICA® 2016, and will include an EAA Summer School on Acoustics and a Forum for Young Acousticians. SONORUS will be represented by three participants: Joachim Scheuren, Like … Continue reading SONORUS at EuroRegio 2016
Dear (PhD/master) student, We appreciate your dedication to study, develop and design urban environments! As the future generation of urban planners/architects, challenging opportunities in cities are ahead of you. Have you also thought about the role of sound in the urban environment? We would like to invite you to attend our Urban Sound Planning Symposium … Continue reading You can still submit your grant application to attend the Urban Sound Planning Symposium_new deadline: 25/May!!!
SONORUS ITN Network is running its final turn before the end and this time we had the opportunity to meet in the country where SONORUS started in 2013, Belgium. This time not in Ghent, but in Antwerp, the city of Diamonds and one of our four test sites coupled with the ones in Brighton, Rome … Continue reading The Urban Sound Planning process in Antwerp
Today we celebrate the International Noise Awareness Day (INAD)!!!! This day aims to raise awareness among citizens about the effects of noise on health and wellness. In this sense, our work in SONORUS attempts to respond to the usually late, acoustic interventions through the study of sound as an integral part of urban planning. For … Continue reading International Noise Awareness Day [27/April/2016]
What is the role of sound in the urban environment? What is a good acoustic environment? What are the challenges, the opportunities, the expectations, the needs? We are getting ready for the International Symposium in URBAN SOUND PLANNING! A very special event that we will like to share with you all. Here, the research carried … Continue reading “International Symposium in Urban Sound Planning” Get ready! 15-16/Sep/16 What is the role of sound in the urban environment?
As you might know from previous posts, the Sonorous Project emphasizes the applicability of the research developed by the ESR in real testing areas through the collaboration with City Partners. In order to update information and work together on the test sites, different workshops have been carried out, as the ones hold in Brighton (October … Continue reading Urban Sound Planning Workshop on “Roman Forum, Palatine and Coliseum” Test Site, Rome, Italy – Summary of outcomes
Recently, one of the publication outcomes of SONORUS was picked up by two leading science news websites. The paper “Soundscape approach integrating noise mapping techniques: a case study in Brighton, UK” by Aletta and Kang (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/noise.2015.2.issue-1/noise-2015-0001/noise-2015-0001.xml?format=INT) was re-posted by “Science Daily” (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160128122344.htm) and “AlphaGalileo” (http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=160489&CultureCode=en). Science Daily is an American news website for topical science … Continue reading SONORUS research broadcasted worldiwde
Check out our recent publications: Echevarria Sanchez, G. M., Van Renterghem, T., & Botteldooren, D. (2015). The effect of street canyon design on traffic noise exposure along roads. Building and Environment, 97, 96–110. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.11.033 Margaritis, E., & Kang, J. (2016). Relationship between urban green spaces and other features of urban morphology with traffic noise distribution. … Continue reading And two more publications!