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Our Expertise

Great links with industry

The School has long-established links with a range of industrial and academic partners such as the BBC, Queen Mary University of London and the University of Salford.

Our Industrial Advisory Board draws on expertise from across the media sector from music software developers to broadcasting, digital developers to audio product manufacturing.

The School is also part of the Creative Digital Health Solutions project, which is working with regional NHS Trusts to support digital media companies address the needs of the Health Service.

The School of Digital Media Technology has around two dozen teaching staff. Our academics have a wealth of research and industrial experience gained through working with companies such as Codemasters, GEC Marconi, Radio and Television Hong Kong and Morgan Motors.

We are involved in a number of projects funded by various sources, such as DTI, ERDF and EU R&D Frameworks.

Recent projects include the EU Smart Cities project EPIC and a Climate-KIC project to develop climate-aware planning support products and services, theses project bring together partners across Europe and include City Councils, ETH Zurich, TNO, IBM, Esri R&D and small businesses.

The School is delivering a Postgraduate course in Broadcast Engineering in conjunction with the BBC Academy and specifically for the BBC Graduate Trainees. DMT is also involved in research in broadcast technologies for which we have a number of connections with UK and European organisations, academic and research institutes.

Meet our staff

Services for business

As well as offering consultancy to a range of organisations, we work closely with companies, providing talented, enthusiastic and versatile placement students and graduates.

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Research and consultancy

Our DMT Lab is a multidisciplinary research group focused on image, sound, and video processing and their applications in music, TV, film, multimedia systems and mixed reality.

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