Personal profile


Jude Brereton is a Professor in Audio and Music Technology in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies. She teaches on a number modules in the areas of acoustics, psyschoacoustics, virtual acoustics and auralization, music performance analysis, voice analysis and synthesis on both postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.

She designed the Department of Electronic Engineering popular MSc in Audio and Music Technology and was programme leader until 2017.

Jude is heavily invovled in a outreach and public engagement activities ito raise the profile of creative engineering amongst young people. 

Until 2017 she was chair of the Electronic Engineering Equality and Diversity Committee and lead the department to gain an Athena SWAN bronze award for its committment to gender equality.  She is committed to improving gender equality in HE and regularly gives keynote presentations on the subject, as well as serving as a Chair for the UK Athena SWAN assessment panels.


Research interests

Her research interests include: the design and perception of spatial sound in virtual auditory environments; the use of spatial sound to enhance performer and listener experience and interaction; the analysis, perception and evaluation of musical performance; the analysis and synthesis of the human voice.  In 2008 Jude was winner of the British Voice Association Van Lawrence Prize for Voice Research. 

Before beginning her academic career she worked in arts and music administration and is still active in promoting research-inspired music and theatre events for public engagement and outreach.

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