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2019 Chautauqua Season


Trevor Cox • Amphitheater Lecture Series


Jul 22, 2019 10:45am ‐ Jul 22, 2019 12:00pm

Free

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Trevor Cox

Professor of Acoustic Engineering, University of Salford

Trevor Cox is a professor of acoustic engineering at the University of Salford, where his research and teaching focuses on architectural acoustics, signal processing and audio perception. Cox has written several books for both academics and the general public, most recently The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World and Now You’re Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence.

A former EPSRC Senior Media Fellow, Cox has presented 25 documentaries for BBC radio and has been featured on BBC1, Teachers TV, Discovery and National Geographic channels; one of his most popular interviews concerned the debunking of the myth that “a duck’s quack doesn’t echo.” Cox has helped develop extensive teaching resources for schools and has developed and presented science shows seen by 17,000 students, including appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, the Purcell Rooms at the South Bank Centre and the Royal Institution. Cox has written for New Scientist and The Guardian, and runs a website that hosts experiments to test people’s responses to sound: sound101.org, which hosted the popular experiment on the “Worst Sound in the World.”

The former president of the Institute of Acoustics, where he is an honorary fellow, Cox has been awarded the IOA’s Tyndall Award, as well as their award for Promoting Acoustics to the Public, and the ASA Science Writing Award for acoustics professionals.

 (Note: This biography was up-to-date as of the date of the lecture. Biographies are not updated over time.)

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