Tom Lawrence (died 2011) was a wildlife sound recordist, musician and educator. His work in acoustic ecology regularly appears in natural history documentaries. Tom also produced documentaries for radio broadcast, installations and his work has featured in UK, Germany, Denmark, Portugal, Canada and Ireland. Tom was the staff of the School of Communications, Dublin City University where he was a lecturer in film music, recording practice and sonic art. His research interests are in the areas of film music and acoustic ecology. He regularly works with Max/MSP/Jitter and spectral analysis software. Tom has also worked as an external examiner for Dundalk Institute of Technology (Creative Media), Dublin Institute of Technology (Music Performance), National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Multimedia) and University College Cork (Law Dept.). He was a full member of the Irish Film and Television Academy, Irish Music Rights Organisation/MCPS, The Society for Musicology in Ireland (SMI), The Acoustic Ecology Institute and The Wildlife Sound Recording Society. Education: Ph.D (UCD), M.A. (NUI Maynooth), B.A. (UCC). L.T.C.L. (Trinity, London), MFTM (UCLA).