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New award launched to recognise star quality in acoustics

25/08/2022 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A new award category has been launched, to recognise emerging talent in the acoustics sector. The Rising Star accolade is being held as part of the John Connell Awards 2022, held by the Noise Abatement Society. Sponsored by the ANC and ANV Measurement Systems, the shortlist will be announced on Tuesday […]

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Acoustic excellence celebrated at trade body event

03/12/2021 Professionals, together with academic and industry guests gathered in Birmingham to celebrate the achievements in the acoustic sector over the past year for the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC). Held at the ANC’s conference at Austin Court, the winners were presented by Bridget Shield MBE. For nine years ANC, the voice of professional consultancy […]

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AECOM crowned winners of STEM challenge

02/11/2021 An engaging video showcasing acoustics and STEM careers to students has won a prestigious award. The John Connell STEM Award 2021, created by the Noise Abatement Society together with and sponsored by the ANC and ANV Measurement Systems, was presented to engineering firm AECOM as part of a glittering ceremony at the Palace of […]

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Female acousticians celebrate International Women in Engineering Day

1/07/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR Female acousticians from across the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) network came together to mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). Colleagues in the industry collaborated to celebrate the event, with activities including a social media ‘take over’ held over three days in the run-up to the event. Sarah Barnes, assistant […]


BCGA supports STEM projects with Primary Engineer

25/03/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), has joined forces with Primary Engineer to ‘bridge the gap’ between education and industry. Primary Engineer is an educational not for profit organisation that supports primary and secondary schools across the UK with a range of programmes to inspire pupils and enable teachers to deliver […]

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Make a sound career choice with new acoustics apprenticeship

10/02/2021 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A pioneering apprenticeship, designed to train the acousticians of the future, is planning to take its first intake of students later this year. The Acoustics Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship has been developed as an employer-led, industry initiative, with support from the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics […]

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Acoustic innovation showcased at trade body event

10/12/2020 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR Acoustic consultancy professionals gathered online to see first-hand examples of innovation from across the sector in the Association of Noise Consultants annual awards programme. In line with Covid-19 restrictions, the ANC’s Acoustic Awards were held in a virtual format. For eight years the ANC, the voice of professional consultancy in acoustics, […]

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Consultants appointed to key trade association role

28/10/2020 Two specialist consultants have been appointed to the Board of a national trade association. The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) welcomed the new appointees who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the Board. Louise Beamish of WSP joins the Board for the first time, while Rob Adnitt of Adnitt Acoustics, returns to […]

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Acoustics expert elected to key role at trade body

09/09/2020 An expert in acoustics consultancy, particularly in railways and monitoring, has been elected to a key role at a national trade association. Paul Shields will serve as Chair of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) for the next two years. With 30 years’ experience in acoustics consultancy and research, Paul leads a team of […]

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New ANC guide sets the direction in sound measurement of rooms

14/07/2020 The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has produced a new document, offering guidance on the appropriate methods of measuring sound within a building. A working party of ANC members has produced the technical note ‘Measurement of Sound Levels in Buildings’ which is available for free download from the Association’s website. The new guide draws […]