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Acousticians urged to support STEM challenge

9th September 2021

The Association of Noise Consultants and ANV Measurement Systems are once again sponsoring the Noise Abatement Society’s John Connell STEM award.


Open to those working in or studying acoustics, entrants need to produce a short video film, exploring a particular area of their expertise, and explaining it to a general audience.


Judges are looking for entries which are creative, include good video...

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Gym Acoustics Guidance consultation launched

1st September 2021

The Professional Practice Guidance on Gym Acoustics (ProPG 2 in the series) has been produced to provide practitioners and Local Authorities with guidance on a recommended approach for the standardised methodology for assessing buildings and environments for the location of a gymnasiums, fitness and exercise spaces (broadly referred to through the document as a ‘Gym’).


We are running a 6 week...

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STEM Award 2021

18th August 2021

This award recognises video shorts promoting acoustics as a STEM career and getting the acoustics community more involved in delivering STEM activities through resources to use at STEM events. Submissions should cover a particular aspect of acoustics, and explain it to a lay person.


For further details click here


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Acoustic apprenticeship now available

9th August 2021

An Apprentice will be able to apply for TechIOA at the end of the taught course, and AMIOA after completing the End Point Assessment, when they could also apply for EngTech status. Details of the LSBU course available here.

More details available on our apprenticeship page  including funding information, template documents, guide to employing an apprentice and employer FAQs.

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Measurement of Sound Levels in Buildings

19th February 2021

The Measurement of Sound Levels in Buildings provides guidelines that aim to help consultants to determine the most suitable method for measuring sound levels in rooms.


They are intended to assist in situations where a project specification or requirement does not provide...

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