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Cirrus Makes Some Noise For Red Nose Day

To celebrate Red Nose Day and to raise money for Comic Relief, we visited hundreds of school children across Yorkshire in order to find out which primary school was the loudest – we appropriately named our event, Red “Noise” Day. The schools which took part were: Riverside Primary School, Tadcaster; Monk Fryston Primary School, North Yorkshire; Hunmanby Primary School, East Read More...


Every day is International Women’s Day at Cirrus Research

Three of Cirrus’ successful career women tell of their experiences working and progressing in a male-dominated sector.  In the male-dominated Health & Safety industry, Cirrus Research has a strong track record in attracting, recruiting and retaining women across its global business. Times and manufacturing have changed, some areas faster than others, but more roles and opportunities are available for women Read More...


Your Brexit FAQs Answered

Cirrus Research CEO, Daren Wallis, has answered some of the frequently asked questions we’ve received about what we’re doing to prepare for Brexit.

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A man holding his hands over his ears, as a visual representation of noise pollution.

What’s the worst sound in the world?

No matter who are, there’s always that one sound that makes your toes curl and your skin crawl. Whether it’s terracotta plant pots, nails on a chalkboard or children crying, there are a whole host of sounds out there that can only be described in one way: unbearable. To get to the bottom of which sound really is the worst, we ran a short poll on social media to gauge people’s reactions to a shortlist of some of worst sounds to ever pass through a human ear. The shortlist was made up of suggestions from around the Cirrus sales and marketing office, with the option for respondents to add their own suggestions if they found our list of audio atrocities wasn’t abominable enough.

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Visit Cirrus Research on stand 06C51 at A+A 2017

Visit Cirrus at A+A 2017 and see the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter

Cirrus Research will be presenting a number of new and exciting additions to the existing range at the A+A Exhibition in October 2017. On Stand 6C51 will be the new doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter and the Optimus Sound Level Meters, which together provide a complete solution for both occupational and environmental noise measurements.

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4 Biggest Vibration at Work Mistakes…and How to Fix Them [Free eBook]

You’ve been told you have to complete a Vibration At Work Risk Assessment. There’s all the Regulations for you to read through. A plethora of potential instruments to choose from. Endless choices to make. And all that’s before you even start measuring vibration exposure. How do you do it, avoid all the common mistakes and comply with the Regulations? Download the Read More...

Cirrus Product Updates



Cirrus helps music festival keep the peace with local residents [Case Study]

Acoustic consultant Chris Selkirk recently used an Optimus Green sound level meter and an Invictus portable noise monitoring kit to measure and monitor the noise from a local music festival in Lancaster. Read about the successful outcome here.

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A Dosimeter for the Future: a History of the doseBadge

In 1995, a team of young engineers at Cirrus Research set to work on revolutionising the design and functionality of noise dosimeters. Learn more about their work and journey, by reading our brief history of the doseBadge.

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What is AuditStore and how dows it work?

[Tutorial] What is AuditStore and How Does it Work?

AuditStore is a technology that is unique to the Cirrus Optimus sound level meters (and variants such as the Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder) that helps you to verify that the noise measurement data the you present is trustworthy.

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