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Phonetics Laboratory


Here you can view the archive of past events at the Phonetics Lab, including research workshops and Phonetics & Phonology seminar term cards.

Past workshops
2024 Phonetics and Phonology Seminar Term cards
2023 Phonetics and Phonology Seminar Term Cards

2023 Michaelmas

2022 Phonetics & Phonology Seminar Term cards

2022 Lent

2022 Easter

2022 Michaelmas

Date Time Speaker Title Location
18th October 16:15 Francis Nolan Will forensic speech scientists still need ears? Zoom
25th October 16:15 Chenzi Xu Cross-dialectal perspective on Mandarin neutral tone Lab

1st November


Cong Zhang



8th November


Bert Vaux

Does Armenian have glottalised or ejective stops?


15th November


Daniel Lee

Principles of voice quality theory: A case study on labiodental production


29th November


Tim Laméris

Language change in Japanese-English bilingual returnee children over the course of five years: evidence from accent rating



2021 Phonetics & Phonology Seminar Term cards


 2021 Lent

2021 Easter

 2021 Michaelmas

2020 Phonetics & Phonology Seminar Term cards

2020 Lent

21 Jan

Bob Ladd


Two problems in the analysis of tone-melody matching in tone language singing

– part of the Language and Music Seminar, Lecture Room 1, Faculty of Music

28 Jan

Tim Laméris

Jasper Sim

Active word recall in a tonal pseudolanguage

Variability in the development of coda stops in bilingual children in Singapore

4 Feb

Yibing Shi

Disyllabic tone sandhi in Ningbo Wu Chinese.

11 Feb

Kirsty McDougall, Richard Rhodes, Martin Duckworth, Peter French and Christin Kirchhübel

Application of the ‘TOFFA’ framework to the analysis of disfluencies in forensic phonetic casework.

18 Feb

Deepthi Gopal

The phonetics and phonology of the Jutland Danish rhotic

17 March

Calbert Graham (RFB146)

Deep learning in native language identification from L2 speech: advances and challenges in spectrogram image processing.

24 March

BAAP practice session

2020 Easter

28 Apr

Adrian Simpson (Uni Jena) and Melanie Weirich (ZAS Berlin)

The spectral structure of sibilance and the perception of gender

5 May

Yinxing Yue (Harbin Institute of Technology)

Pre-attentive speech perception indexed by neural suppression of auditory evoked potentials

13 May (Wed!)

Ian Cross (Fac. of Music)

Sociability: music as communication

19 May

Kirsty McDougall

Introducing the IVIP project: Improving Voice Identification Procedures

2 June

Julia Schwarz

Influences of varying form overlap and syllable boundaries on accessing suffixed words in the mental lexicon

9 June

Deepthi Gopal

Is phonological similarity phonetic similarity?

16 June

Tim Laméris

Which learner-specific tools facilitate active and passive word recall in a tonal pseudolanguage?

23 June


Linda Gerlach, Oxford Wave Research

Exploring the relationship between voice similarity estimates by listeners and by an automatic speaker recognition system incorporating phonetic features.

21 July

Jim Scobbie, Queen Margaret University

Me, You and It: three interlocking perspectives on Phonetics and Phonologies

28 July

Peggy Mok, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The acquisition of complex phonological patterns: Xiamen tone sandhi circle

2020 Summer

18 Aug

Jasper Sim

Investigating variation in tonal scaling and alignment in young bilingual children

25 Aug

Meg Zellers (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

Integrating multiple communicative systems in conversation: prosody, gesture, and turn-taking in German and Swedish

1 Sept

Maria Dokovova (Queen Margaret University)

Bulgarian vowel reduction in unstressed position: an ultrasound and acoustic investigation

22 Sept

John Coleman (University of Oxford)

Workshop: Methods for Large-Scale Data Analysis

2020 Michaelmas

20 Oct

Madeleine Rees

Speech perception & production integration in bilinguals: primary findings

3 Nov

Chenming Gao

Word prosody and focus in Khorchin Mongolian and Buryat

10 Nov

Tim Laméris

L2 perception and acquisition of tone : preliminary findings of an online study

17 Nov No seminar

Language sciences symposium

24 Nov Katrina(Kechun) Li

Perception of Cantonese focus