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Dr Bronwen Evans

Dr Bronwen Evans

Associate Professor

Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences

Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL
27th Nov 2003

Research summary

My research focuses on variability in the speech signal. By combining theory and methodologies from the disciplines of sociophonetics, experimental phonetics and speech perception, my work aims to address how listeners adjust perceptually to variation within their own language. I am also interested in the relationship between speech production and perception, and how speakers adapt their speech production during interaction and over their life span. My work in sociophonetics also draws on ideas from second language learning, where my work has focused on investigating the development of phonetic perception in second language learners.

Teaching summary

I currently lecture in Phonetics and Sociolinguistics, with a focus on sociophonetics. I am also interested in supervising undergraduate and graduate dissertations in these areas.

Education

University College London
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), ATQ02 - Recognised by the HEA as an Associate Fellow | 2011
University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2005
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 2001
University of Cambridge
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts | 1999
Not stated
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults | 1999
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