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Speech Science Forum

  • Meetings are held in Chandler House at 1pm on Thursday, unless otherwise stated. 
  • Talks are held in the building where SHaPS is located: Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF. (map link)
  • All are welcome!

Contact Axelle Calcus and Yue Zhang for more information.

  • a.calcus[at]ucl.ac.uk
  • yue.zhang.12[at]ucl.ac.uk

Current scheduled talks for 2016-2017 (more coming)

Term 1 2016-2017    

Date/room Name Title Abstract

27th Oct

1pm, 118

Yi Xu

Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences

University College London

Syllable as a synchronization mechanism that makes human speech possible
PDF

3rd Nov

1pm, 118


Axelle Calcus

Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences

University College London

Auditory processing in noise in children: relationship with reading and hearing abilities PDF
 10th Nov
No SSF Reading Week  

17th Nov

4pm, 118

Gareth Walkom
Nottingham Trent University
Virtual reality exposure therapy to benefit those who stutter
PDF
24th Nov
1pm, 118

Mark Huckvale & Andras Beke

Department of Speech
Hearing and Phonetic Sciences

University College London

Longitudinal voice analysis of spaceflight crew on a simulated mission to Mars
PDF
 1st Dec
1pm, 118

Erez Levon

Queen Marry University of London

Teasing apart social and cognitive factors in sociolinguistic perception
PDF
8th Dec
1pm, 118

Johanna Barry

MRC Institute of Hearing Research

University of Nottingham

Exploring attention deficits in Auditory Processing Disorder  

15th Dec
1pm, 118
Mariapaola D'Imperio

Aix Marseille Univ, LPL, CNRS, AIx-en-Provence, France
Dialect imitation across typologically distinct prosodic systems
PDF

Term 2 2016-2017    

Date/room Name Title Abstract
12th Jan
1pm, 118
Laurianne Cabrera
Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
University College London



Relating the development of speech perception in noise to temporal processing: Role of sensory, memory and decision factors

PDF
 19th Jan
1pm, 118
 Tim Schoof
Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
University College London
 Variability in hearing aid outcomes in older adults PDF
26th Jan,
1pm, 118
Jessica Hodgson
University of Nottingham
Speech and handedness; Investigating brain asymmetry PDF

2nd Feb

1pm, 118

Shiri Lev-Ari

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

How our social network size influences our linguistic skills and linguistic malleability PDF

9th Feb

1pm, 118

Sven Mattys

Department of Psychology

University of York

Effects of cognitive load on speech perception PDF
 16th Feb
No SSF Reading Week  

23rd Feb 

1pm, 118

Victoria Leong
Department of Psychology 

University of Cambridge

The role of speech rhythm and neuronal oscillations in infant language learning PDF
2nd Mar
1pm, 118

Ian Wiggins

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

University of Nottingham

Optical brain imaging to help predict and monitor cochlear implant outcome PDF
16th Mar
1pm, 118
Adriana Zekveld
VU medical center
Dept. of Audiology / ENT & EMGO Institute
The influence of hearing status on the pupil dilation response to listening effort

PDF

23rd Mar

1pm 118

Kinjal Mehta & Rajeev Mathew

UCL Ear Institute

The role of cortical auditory evoked potentials (CAEP) in reducing the age at hearing aid fitting in children with hearing loss identified by newborn hearing screening

&

Development and significance of the auditory change complex in adult cochlear implant users

 
Term 3 2016-2017    

Date/room Name Title Abstract
18th May
1pm, 118

Benedikt Zeofel

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit


The role of oscillatory phase entrainment for the processing of speech sounds

PDF
 25th May
1pm, 118

 Outi Tuomainen

Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
University College London

Clear speech adaptations in good and adverse listening conditions in younger and older adults PDF
 1st June
1pm, 118
Ioana Chitoran

Université Paris Diderot
The perception of articulatory timing lag in onset clusters: Cross-linguistic differences
PDF
8th Jun,
1pm, 118
Maria Chait
UCL Ear Institute

Listening in crowded environments: How attention shapes brain responses to unattended sounds

PDF