Research Profile

John Hough

Biography

John Hough holds a BSc in Information Technology from NUI, Galway and an MA in Post Production Sound Design from University of York. John previously worked in the IT industry as a software developer and is a Senior Technical Officer in the Department of Music, University College Cork. His research interests include production and postproduction sound for screen media, in particular, the use of ambient sound design in film. From 2011-2017 he was a producer for Balcony TV Cork. He is also a content producer for IndieCork Film Festival, and has been involved in numerous short films and arts projects including:

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2016)'Interview 5: Under the skin of film sound—an interview with johnnie burn'
Hough J. (2016) 'Interview 5: Under the skin of film sound—an interview with johnnie burn' In: The Palgrave Handbook of Sound Design and Music in Screen Media: Integrated Soundtracks. [DOI] [Details]

Film or Broadcasts

 YearPublication
(2020)Red Mary Red.
Brian Crotty (2020) Red Mary Red. Film or Broadcasts   [Details]
(2018)The Butcher.
Noaimh Reilly & Vince Murray (2018) The Butcher. Film or Broadcasts   [Details]
(2010)Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story.
Mathew Allen (2010) Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story. Film or Broadcasts   [Details]

Web Page

 YearPublication
(2018)The Sonic Histories of Cork City (SHOCC) Project.
Dr Jillian Rogers, Elaine Harrington & John Hough (2018) The Sonic Histories of Cork City (SHOCC) Project. Web Page   [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2019Finalist - Research Team Award for the SHOCC Project UCC
2019Finalist - Best Research Project for the SHOCC Project Education Awards

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2021)International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Virtual Event hosted by IFLA ENSULIB and Preservation & Conservation Sections,
John Hough, Elaine Harrington (2021) The SHOCC Project Records Cork’s Soon-to-be-forgotten Anthropocene Sound. [Oral Presentation], International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Virtual Event hosted by IFLA ENSULIB and Preservation & Conservation Sections, Online , 06-MAY-21 - 06-MAY-21. [Details]
(2020)Distance Learning Innovations in UCC during the COVID pandemic,
John hough, John Godfrey (2020) Teaching music online using Microsoft Teams & Audiomovers. [Oral Presentation], Distance Learning Innovations in UCC during the COVID pandemic, UCC, Ireland , 24-NOV-20. [Details]
(2020)Digital Humanities Research Colloquium,
John Hough, Elaine Harrington (2020) The Sonic Histories of Cork City (SHOCC) Project: From Idea to 360° Video. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Digital Humanities Research Colloquium, UCC, Ireland . [Details]
(2020)Culture in Urban Space: Urban Form, Cultural Landscapes, Life in the City,
John Hough, Elaine Harrington (2020) Capturing A City’s Sonic Fingerprint: The Experiences of The Sonic Histories of Cork City Project. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Culture in Urban Space: Urban Form, Cultural Landscapes, Life in the City, Malmo , 03-FEB-20 - 07-MAY-21. [Details]
(2019)ASL Conference and Exhibition 2019: Library - Space, Place, or State of Mind?,
John Hough (2019) Academic and Special Libraries Section Conference. [Oral Presentation], ASL Conference and Exhibition 2019: Library - Space, Place, or State of Mind?, Dublin . [Details]
(2018)Sound Sound Day,
John Hough, Elaine Harrington & Dr Jillian Rogers (2018) Launch of Sonic Histories of Cork City [SHOCC] Project. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Sound Sound Day, Cork . [Details]

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2021Google CertificateIT Support Proffesional
2015University of York Masters of ArtsPostproduction with Sound Design
2011University College cork DiplomaMusic
2007University College Cork CertificateApplied Multimedia
2002University of Limerick Masters of ScienceMasters of Science
2001NUI, Galway Bachelor of ScienceInformation Technology

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

I have contributed to undergraduate and postgraduate modules including:

MU1020 Western Music, Culture and Media
MU6031 Sound Studies & Musicology
MU6030 Research Skills
MU6046 Musicology: History and Trends 
MU2013 Creating Sound for the Screen

Topics I cover include:
Fieldwork
Audio and Video Editing
Podcasting
Sound Design


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