Dr. Jim Ingham

Principal Lecturer – Academic Development

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME201

+44 (0) 1772 89 3256


Subject Areas: Media Technology

Jim Ingham's research background is in sound geographies. Since 2002 Jim has taught at UCLan in the areas of Web, Audio and Graphics.

Jim is also interested in all things audio. For over 15 years Jim has produced and engineered the BBC radio show On the Wire.

Jim is the School lead for Quality and Academic Development and is a member of the Royal Geographical Society.

Full Profile

University of East London: London, London, United Kingdom
1995-09-01 to 1998-09-01
PhD Sound Worlds and Everyday Space
(Cultural Studies)

University of Leeds: Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
1992-09-01 to 1995-06-30
MPhil Aural Geographies: An investigation of Sound in Everyday Space

University of Leeds: Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
1989-09-01 to 1992-06-30
BA (Hons) II (1) Geography

Social Media




Heatley G., Ingham, J. and Holifield, P (2005) Implementation and Evaluation of a Virtual Computing Environment created with User-mode Linux – Ed-Media Conference Montreal

Ingham, J (2007) ‘Sound of Yoga’ Spectrum: The Journal for the British Wheel of Yoga Yoga Two Spring pp.32-34


Jim is involved with a number of projects involving motion capture, with particular interest in using motion capture for the spatial analysis of body movement.

Jim has supervised PhD students in the area of motion capture and graphics.

Research Degree Tutor for the School of Journalism, Media and Performance

PhD supervisor - "Real-time collaboration in virtual reality based on full-body motion tracking of multiple participants" - Ying Zhu Li



Open source software

3D Graphics

Sound geographies

Geography and web technologies

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

TE1000 : Contextual Studies
TE1771 : Audio Production
TE1803 : Computer Graphics
TE2000 : Professional Practice
TE2771 : Sound Design and Production
TE2803 : Graphic Communication
TE3000 : Research Project
TE3001 : Portfolio Projects
TE3800 : User Experience Design (UXD)

Producer for the BBC radio show On the Wire - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d75v.