Early Careers Group, Events, Opportunities

Acoustics Network Summer School

August 6, 2018 — August 9, 2018

12:00pm — 12:00pm

Gregynog, Tregynon
Nr Newtown
SY16 3PL

The first UK Acoustics Network (UKAN) Summer School organised by the UKAN Early Careers Group (SIG-ECG) will be held from the 6th to the 9th August, 2018, at Gregynog Hall in Powys, Wales. 

This is a great opportunity to extend your knowledge and make important connections in the field of acoustics. The focus is on the development of key skills in communication, networking, collaboration, entrepreneurship and teamwork, in addition to providing career development advice and information about funding opportunities. Presenters include Professors and Readers from the University of Sheffield, the University of Bristol, the University of Southampton, University College London, and London South Bank University, and representatives from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Thales, Dyson, Ultrahaptics, and the Engineering Panel of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

The meeting will cover topics including

  •               industry and commercial collaboration,
  •               writing funding proposals, business plans and papers,
  •               public engagement,
  •               career planning,
  •               professional development,
  •               entrepreneurship in research, and
  •               signal processing.


The agenda can be viewed here.

Who should attend?

Third year PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, early career engineers (1st or 2nd year in posts associated with acoustics), and early career lecturers.


The fee for attendance is £125 plus a small Eventbrite fee. While the bulk of the costs incurred will be covered by UKAN, we are not able to reimburse participants for travel.


Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys Wales SY16 3PL

To apply

To apply for a place at the school, please fill out this form. Places will be made available on the basis of merit. The application deadline is Thursday 31st May, 2018.

Enquiries can be directed to the SIG-ECG coordinators at:  earlycareersgroup@acoustics.ac.uk


Gregynog Hall gardens.

Thomas Jones CH Library at Gregynog Hall, one of the rooms in which the event will be held.


Communal area outside the Blayney room.

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