Portrait of Mr Michael Uwins Mr Michael Uwins

m.uwins@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472310


I joined the University as a Lecturer in Music Technology and Production in January 2015.  I am a musician, engineer and producer who has over twenty years industry experience, including three years as UK's product specialist for Steinberg & Native Instruments.  I have worked in Higher Education for over ten years, delivering classes in studio, live and location recording, mixing and post-production.  I was previously programme leader of De Montfort University’s Foundation Degree in Music Technology.  I am still writing and recording with my own band Manuskript, who have released 7 studio albums and played over 200 gigs in the UK, Europe and USA.

Research and Scholarship

Currently working towards a PhD, exploring the use of immersive soundscape as an aid to improve the customer experience in retail environments

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Uwins, M (2015) ‘Analogue Hearts, Digital Minds? An investigation into perceptions of the audio quality of vinyl’. In: 138th Annual Audio Engineering Society AES Convention, 7th - 10th May 2015, Warsaw, Poland


  • Member of Audio Engineering Society
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Research Degree Supervision

Current opportunities

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Teaching and Professional Activities

Lecturer on following modules:

  • NFE2173 Recording 1
  • NFE2172 Audio Technology 1
  • NIE2285 Live Music Production
  • NHE2490 Business and The Music Industry