Staff profile

Dr John Pritchard

Senior Lecturer Geoscience

Dr John Pritchard


College of Science and Engineering


School of Built and Natural Environment


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



Programme leader for IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control, and the MSc in Applied Acoustics; I also manage and run one week long short courses in Workplace noise risk assessment and Environmental Noise Measurement. I also make significant contributions to other PG Courses such as Environmental management, Environmental Health, and the Master in Public Health programmes. I manage and supervise the Independent Scholarly Activity module on the PG Programmes.

I have also been involved with the delivery of bespoke noise courses for Industry and Local Authorities. 

I have strong links with the Professional Body in Noise - the Insitute of Acoustics (IOA); I am a member of several Committees. 

I also run the Stage 3 Vocational module on the Geoscience UG programme. 

Professional interests

Areas of expertise include;