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Prof W. Davies
Prof W. Davies
postal addressRoom 108 Newton Building, University of Salford, The Crescent, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT.
email addressW.Davies@salford.ac.uk
telephone+44 (0)161 295 5986
website addresshttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/William_Davies8
Key Memberships
Full Member of Research Centre: Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Acoustics Research Centre
From October 2009 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
Room acoustics and acoustic design. Environmental noise. Psychoacoustics and subjective testing. Building acoustics.
Key Qualifications
1992
Key Projects
2015
Nov
Making Sense of Sound
EPSRC, 398,961.00.
Principal Investigator: W Davies (50%). Co-Investigator: T Cox (50%).
2015
May
Acoustics in elderly and dementia care environments
Saint-Gobain Echophon A.B, 5,046.00.
Principal Investigator: M Ormerod (90%). Co-Investigator: W Davies (10%).
2013
Dec
S3A: Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listener Experience at Home
EPSRC, 1,411,295.00.
Principal Investigator: T Cox (50%). Co-Investigators: W Davies (15%), B Fazenda (15%), Y Lam (2%), I Drumm (2%), B Shirley (15%).
2011
Jul
Wind Turbine Amplitude Research to Improve Understanding as its Cause and Effect
Hoare Lea, 25,937.00.
Principal Investigator: S Von Hunerbein (50%). Co-Investigator: W Davies (50%).
2008
Nov
Soundscapes
DEFRA, 44,595.00.
Principal Investigator: W Davies (60%). Co-Investigators: I Drumm (5%), T Cox (5%), M Adams (30%).
2004
Dec
Noise from pubs and clubs
DEFRA, 11,395.00.
Investigators: W Davies (80%), A Moorhouse (20%).
2003
Dec
Methods for the Assessment of Low Frequency Noise
DEFRA, 62,271.00.
Investigators: W Davies (15%), T Cox (15%), A Moorhouse (70%).
2003
May
Broadcasting clean audio to the Hard of Hearing
ITC, 41,573.00.
Investigators: W Davies (25%), J Angus (5%), T Cox (10%), B Shirley (60%).
2003
Jan
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2009
Oct

  Organised and chaired session on soundscapes

2009
Sep

Organised and chaired one-day symposium 17 Sept

2009
Aug

 Organised and chaired session on soundscapes

Memberships of External Bodies
2018
Member of EPSRC Enable network 2001-2005.
2018
Member of EPSRC EQUAL network 2000-2004.
2018
Member of EPSRC Noise Futures network 2006-date.
2010
May

 Vice-President (International)

2010
Jan

 Member of WG54, a working group of the ISO tasked with determining a international standard method for assessing soundscapes

Other Evidence of External Esteem
2018
Referee for the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America ( International ).
2018
Referee for Applied Acoustics ( International ).
2018
Invited participant, EPSRC Ideas Factory on environmental noise, 2006.
2018
Referee for Acta Acustica ( International ).
Other Research Activity
2018
Reviewer for EPSRC on research grant applications.