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Biography Dr Iain McGregor researches sound design and listening at Edinburgh Napier University, where he is also the Programme leader for the undergraduate sound design degree. He gained his Ph.D. in Soundscape Mapping: Comparing Listening Experiences in 2011. Iain runs the Centre for Interaction Design’s Auralisation suite, which is a dedicated 28.4 channel surround sound facility for conducting listening tests. He is currently working on a diverse range of projects, from sound design for mixed reality, as well as sonification, through to the use of sound in film, television, video games and robotics. Iain is also an experienced sound engineer who has been fortunate enough to work with the Bolshoi Opera, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle, as well as artists such as Ravi Shankar and Nena Simone, among others.
Research Interests Sound Design, Psychoacoustics, Mixed Reality, Video Games, Film, Television, Sonification, User interface Design and Robotics.
Teaching and Learning Sound design and Listening