International Year of Sound 2020-2021

Sound and Society

Sound is omnipresent in our lives. Some sounds are useful, some are enjoyable. Some sounds are intrusive, some are hazardous

Sound and Society

Sound impacts society in many ways. Click on the Topic links to explore some of the aspects of sound and society, including human communication, music, noise its effects and control, and soundscapes. A special event being organized during the International Year of Sound is the Student Competition.

A different news article will be featured on the IYS2020 website every so often during the International Year of Sound and in the months leading up to it. To view the past stories, click on the Top Stories topic link.

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