UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Speech Science Forum

  • Meetings are held in Chandler House at 4pm 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 Jieun Song or Shego Wu for more information.

Current scheduled talks for 2017-2018 (more coming)

Term 12017-2018
Date/roomNameTitle and Abstract

19th Oct

1pm, G10

Kevin Tang

Department of Linguistics and Translation

Zhejiang University

Expectation Shapes Speech Perception in Kaqchikel Mayan: Psycholinguistics with 'Small Data'
16th Nov, 1pm, G10Helen Breadmore
Centre for Advances in Behavioural Science
Coventry University
Using morphology with phonological difficulties: Evidence from children with otitis media and poor readers
23rd Nov, 1pm, G10Shego Wu
Speech, Hearing & Phonetics Department
University College London
The effect of sensorimotor experience on automatic covert imitation of visually perceived speech
30th Nov

Adam Tierney

Department of Psychological Sciences

Birkbeck, University of London

Redundancy in the speech signal helps listeners compensate for auditory processing impairments
 7th Dec, 1pm, G10

Saloni  Krishnan

Department of Experimental Psychology

University of Oxford

Why should we examine learning in language development?
Term 22017-2018
Date/roomNameTitle and Abstract
21st Feb, 4pm G10

Angelos Lengeris
Department of English Language and Linguistics
University of Kent

Auditory training improves second-language pronunciation in spontaneous speech

1st Mar
4pm G15
Nadine Lavan
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London
Flexible voices - Effects of within-speaker variability on identity perception from
vocal signals

22nd Mar
4pm G15
Tamara Rathcke
Department of English Language & Linguistics, University of Kent
title to be confirmed
10th May
4pm G10

Samuel Evans
Department of Psychology
University of Westminster 

title to be confirmed
17th May
4pm G10
Adam Chong
Department of Linguistics, Queen Mary University of London
title to be confirmed