The University of Huddersfield’s researchers are committed to solving the problems and answering the questions posed by industry, science and society as a whole.
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Professor Liz Towns-Andrews
Director of Research and Enterprise
Technology and Creativity in Electroacoustic Music
Technology plays an increasingly important role in the way music is created and disseminated. The majority of music heard today is mediated through digital technology of one form or another. But has technology changed the creative possibilities open to composers? Read more
Measuring quality in urban design and planning
Housing quality represents a key challenge in different areas across the world, with multi-disciplinary and cross cutting implications between urban policies and governance, sociology, psychology, planning, architecture and the built environment. To address this subject, among others, the University of Huddersfield recently hosted a multi-disciplinary conference. Read more
Harnessing astronomical data
Many institutions and individuals collect astronomical data, however, there is currently a lack of any widely adopted comprehensive standards of recording that data and the use of a variety of systems makes it expensive. If these difficulties could be solved it would result in more reliable and cost effective acquisition of useful and valuable data. Read more
New research from the University of Huddersfield Press
The University of Huddersfield Press was established in 2007 to provide an outlet for publication for University authors and to encourage new and aspiring authors to publish in their areas of subject expertise. Producing print books, open access eBooks and academic journals, the Press covers a wide range of subject areas providing a platform for innovative and interdisciplinary research at Huddersfield. To find out about the latest titles read more