Doug Rouxel

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Doug has been teaching since 2006, initially starting his career in the Further Education sector where he specialised in the delivery of Higher Education in a Further Education setting. Since joining Staffordshire University, Doug has been an integral part of the Music team and contributes across a wide range of programmes and areas of study. Outside of his work Doug is interested in tabletop games, home brewing, long distance cycling and local politics.

Professional memberships and activities

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Academic qualifications

MA Composition and Sonic art from Oxford Brookes University
BSc. Music Technology from Staffordshire University

Research interests

Currently undertaking a PhD. using Acoustic Ecology practices to provide a baseline data set to map the impact of the construction of the High Speed 2 railway.


Music Business at all levels, Creative Music Practice 2, Creative Software Tools for Sound 1, Advanced Pro Tools and Digital Audio Workstation.


ROUXEL, Douglas (2015) Dancing in plain sight. In: Further Education and the Twelve Dancing Princesses. Institute of Education Press/Trentham Books, London, pp. 131-137. ISBN 978-1-85856-640-5

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020