The MTI Research Lab
The MTI Research Lab (MTIRL) is the premiere facility of the MTI Research Centre. The 1670 square-foot facility in the Clephan Building was established in 2004 through a £550,000 SRIF2 (Science Research Infrastructure) grant from HEFCE, and has been continually upgraded to meet the developing needs of our researchers.
Performing Arts Centre for Excellence (PACE)
The PACE building is the home of a designated UK Centre for Excellence, providing exceptional performance facilities for dance, music, and drama. This includes PACE Studio 1, a 16m x 16m acoustically balanced performance space with a built-in surround and diffusion audio system. More information…
Shared Undergrad/Postgrad MTI Facilities
Both undergraduate and postgraduate research and teaching are served by a professional-grade recording studio, stereo and surround composition studios, workstations, and more.
Creative Technology Studios
The Creative Technology Studios (CTS) in the Faculty of Technology provide extensive, professional-quality recording and ADR/Foley studios. Within the CTS, the Fused Media Lab (FML) provides researchers with 3D VR resources such as Vicon optical motion tracking, 3D displays, and haptic interfaces.
Institute of Creative Technologies (IOCT)
The Institute of Creative Technologies undertakes research work in emerging areas at the intersection of e-Science, the Digital Arts, and the Humanities. The institute has hosted numerous MTIRC symposia and conference events, and provides a unique space for teaching, presentation, and installations. More information…
Phoenix Square Film and Digital Media Centre
DMU is a partner in Leicester's Phoenix Square Film and Digital Media Centre. The DMU Cube installation space is curated through the Institute of Creative Technologies and has been the site of audiovisual installations and events in association with the MTIRC. We have also hosted live electronic music performances in the Screen Lounge and Cafe. Our annual Visible Bits Audible Bytes audivisual screening and performance is held in one of Pheonix's full-scale digital projection cinemas. Phoenix Square was also the site of the 2012 M4_u Max/MSP Convention.
Bret Battey's cMatrix12 installation at the Grand Opening of Phoenix Square
Steve Gibson / Exploding, Plastic, Inevitable in the Phoenix Screen Lounge
Below: installation by Hear This Space at the DMU Cube. Photos courtesy Stu Smith