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Voicebox : About the Voicebox



These electronic resources were devised and produced by:

Dr James Steele, Institute of Archaeology, University College London and Dr Mark Huckvale, Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, Division of Psychology & Language Sciences, University College London in collaboration with the Institute of Physics, the Nuffield Curriculum Centre, and the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme.


Overall co-ordination was by Peter Campbell (Nuffield Curriculum Centre and Institute of Physics) and Manu Davies (AHRC Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity, University College London).


The Voicebox project received funding support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) under a grant to the AHRC Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity and the European Commission Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) under a grant to the ‘HandToMouth 029065’ joint European project.


We would like to thank all the people who helped produce these resources including: Peter Campbell, Tecumseh Fitch, Tom and Sara Harris, Pluma Design, Loretta Schauer, Peter Schauer, Sandra Martelli, Anna Taylor, Charles Tracy, Desmond Walker, Maurice Brown and the UCL Multimedia Department.

AHRC: Each year the AHRC provides funding from the Government to support research and postgraduate study in the arts and humanities, from archaeology and English literature to design and dance. Only applications of the highest quality and excellence are funded and the range of research supported by this investment of public funds not only provides social and cultural benefits but also contributes to the economic success of the UK. For further information on the AHRC, please see the web site


FP6: The Sixth European Community Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration is a collection of the actions at EU level to fund and promote research.


Contact: If you have any queries about the contents of this web site please contact Manu Davies ( or James Steele (


The materials on this website may be reproduced for teaching purposes in schools and colleges provided that the copyright (as appropriate) of the individual authors, of AHRC CECD, and/or of University College London are acknowledged. No copies may be sold for gain.


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