Our Coronavirus Guidance

So that we can ensure that all Members of the Churchill College community stay healthy and safe, things will look a little different when you next come to College. But you can find everything you need to know on our new Coronavirus Guidance page  From the latest research from the University to what you should do if you have symptoms, and from the provision of College services to minimising the risk of transmission, you'll find all the answers to your questions here.

Dr Christopher Hicks

Subject Engineering
Fellow type Lecturers, Professors and College Officers
Year started 2003


Chris studied Engineering at Churchill both as an undergraduate and postgraduate. His specialism is in the use of mathematical and numerical techniques to process and analyse sound. He is a Director of CEDAR Audio Ltd., a University "spin-off" company specialising in audio noise reduction and restoration systems. He also has research interests in room acoustics and computational methods in acoustics.

In February 2005 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the "Oscars") honoured Chris and his colleague Dave Betts with a Technical Achievement Award for the design and implementation of the DNS1000 Dialogue Noise Suppressor, used throughout Hollywood and the world in the preparation of movie soundtracks.

College positions


Director of Studies - Engineering (Part IA & Part IB)