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Strand 1 - Parameters

A. Paver, H.M.J. Smith, N. Pautz, K. McDougall, K. Müller-Johnson, Francis Nolan (2021) ‘Voice parade parameters: investigating the effect of parade size and voice sample duration on earwitness identification accuracy.’ Poster presented at Cambridge Language Sciences Symposium for Early Career Researchers, University of Cambridge, 24 June 2021. [Download here]

N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith, K. McDougall, A. Paver, F. Nolan, (2021) ‘Improving voice identification procedures: testing sample duration and parade size.’ Poster presented at Nottingham Trent University Showcase, Nottingham, 21-25 June 2021. [Download here]

H.M.J. Smith, N. Pautz, K. McDougall, K. Müller-Johnson, A. Paver and F. Nolan (2021) ‘The effect of voice sample duration and lineup size on voice identification performance.’ Paper presented at Virtual SARMAC 2021 conference, 21-23 July 2021. [slides]

K. McDougall, N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith, K. Müller-Johnson, A. Paver and F. Nolan (2021) ‘An investigation of the effects of voice sample duration and number of foils on voice parade performance.’ Paper presented at the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Annual Conference (online), Marburg, 22-25 August 2021. [slides]

H.M.J. Smith, J. Roesera, N. Pautz, J.P. Davis, J. Robson, D. Wright, N. Braber and P.C. Stacey (2021) ‘Evaluating earwitness identification procedures: adapting pre-parade instructions and parade procedure.’ Paper presented at the Cognitive Psychology Section Virtual Conference 2021, 2-3 September 2021. [slides]

N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith, K. Müller-Johnson (2021) Is It Possible to Identify a Criminal by Voice Alone?. Front. Young Minds. 9:689812. doi: 10.3389/frym.2021.689812

N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith, K. Mueller-Johnson, F. Nolan, A. Paver, K. McDougall (submitted 2022) ‘Identifying unfamiliar voices: the influence of sample duration and parade size.’ [Pre-print here]

F. Nolan, N. Pautz, K. McDougall, K. Müller-Johnson, H.M.J. Smith and A. Paver (2022) 'The impact of reflection and retention intervals on earwitness accuracy: Two experiments.' Paper presented at the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Annual Conference, Charles University, Prague, 10-13 July 2022. 

Strand 2 - Voice Distinctiveness

K. McDougall (2021) ‘Ear-catching versus eye-catching? Some developments and current challenges in earwitness identification evidence.’ Keynote address, XVII AISV (Associazione Italiana Scienze della Voce) Conference: ‘Speaker Individuality in Phonetics and Speech Sciences: Speech Technology and Forensic Applications’, 4-5 February 2021, University of Zürich (online due to Covid-19). [abstract]

K. McDougall, A. Paver, F. Nolan, N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith and P. Harrison (2021) ‘Phonetic correlates of listeners’ judgements of voice similarity within and across accents.’ Paper presented at the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Annual Conference (online), Marburg, 22-25 August 2021. [slides]

L. Gerlach, K. McDougall, F. Kelly and A. Alexander (2021) ‘How do Automatic Speaker Recognition systems 'perceive' voice similarity? Further exploration of the relationship between human and machine voice similarity ratings.’ Paper presented at the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Annual Conference (online), Marburg, 22-25 August 2021. [slides]

K. McDougall, A. Paver, F. Nolan, N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith and P. Harrison (2021) ‘Perceived voice similarity: a comparison within- and between-accent groups.’ Paper presented at the 13th UKLVC Conference (online), Glasgow, 8-10 September 2021. [slides]

K. McDougall, A. Paver and F. Nolan (2022) ‘The impact of duration of speech sample on listeners’ judgements of voice similarity.’ Poster presented at the British Association of Academic Phoneticians Colloquium, York, 4-8 April 2022. [poster]

A. Paver, K. McDougall, F. Nolan, N. Pautz, H.M.J. Smith and P. Harrison (2022) 'Perceived Voice Similarity and Sample Duration: A Study of SSBE and Yorkshire Englishes.' Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium, Universiteit Gent, Ghent, 13-16 July 2022. 

Strand 3 - Social Stereotypes

A. Paver, D. Wright and N. Braber (2021) ‘Accent judgements for social traits and criminal behaviours: ratings and implications.’ Paper presented at the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Annual Conference (online), Marburg, 22-25 August 2021. [slides]

A. Paver, N. Braber and D. Wright (2021) ‘Examining social and behavioural judgements of British English accents.’  Paper presented at the 13th UKLVC Conference (online), Glasgow, 8-10 September 2021. [slides]

N. Braber, A. Paver and D. Wright (2021) ‘To what extent do social judgements of accents affect voice judgements?’ Paper presented at BAAL 2021 conference, Northumbria University (online), 9-11 September 2021. [slides]

A. Paver, N. Braber and D. Wright (2022) ‘Forensic implications of listener ratings of speakers under pitch and rate manipulation.’ Poster presented at the British Association of Academic Phoneticians Colloquium, York, 4-8 April 2022. [poster]

A. Paver, N. Braber and D. Wright (2022). 'Listener judgements for social traits and criminal behaviours as a function of speaker pitch and articulation rate.' Paper presented at the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Annual Conference, Charles University, Prague, 10-13 July 2022. [slides].

N. Braber, A. Paver and D. Wright (2022). 'Forensic implications of listener judgements on speaker pitch and rate of articulation.' Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium, Universiteit Gent, Ghent, 13-16 July 2022. 

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