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Phonetics Laboratory

 
Forensic Speech Science, Sociophonetics, Female voices

Biography

Education

Ph.D. Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge (currently completing)

M.A. Forensic Phonetics, University of York (Distinction) 

B.A. English Language and Linguistics, University of York (First Class Honours with Distinction) 

Research

1. Forensic Speech Science
2. Sociophonetics
3. Female Voices

Chloe currently in the second year of her PhD in The Department of Applied and Theoretical Linguistics at The University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research is sponsored by The Harding Distinguished Postgraduate Scholarship and co-supervised by Dr Kirsty McDougall (University of Cambridge) and Professor Paul Foulkes (University of York). Her research interests lie in forensic speech science and sociophonetic variation with her thesis exploring the phonetics of female speech. 

Publications

Other publications: 

Patman, C., McDougall, K., Foulkes, P. (2024). Methodological approaches to analysis of breathy and whispery voice: a systematic review. IAFPA conference proceedings 2024,  L’Université du Québec à Montréal and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Montréal. 28-31 July 2024. [Oral presentation]

Patman, C., Foulkes, P., McDougall, K. (2024).  Investigating the acoustic distance between default and breathy voice for female speakers. IAFPA conference proceedings 2024,  L’Université du Québec à Montréal and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Montréal. 28-31 July 2024. [Poster]

Patman, C., McDougall, K., Foulkes, P. (2024). Using an audio-video and exposure experiment to explore the perception of face mask speech. BAAP conference proceedings 2024, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, 25-27 July 2024. [Poster]

Patman, C., McDougall, K., & Foulkes, P. (2023). Exploring the effects of face coverings on the perception of female speech: insights from an audio-visual and exposure experiment . Cambridge Open Engage. doi:10.33774/coe-2023-c5f8n 

Patman, C., Foulkes, P., and Hughes, V. (2023). Smile with your eyes! The impact of face coverings on speech comprehension and perceptions of speaker attributes. IAFPA conference proceedings 2023, Universität Zürich, Switzerland. 9-12 July 2023. [Poster]

Gerlach, L., Carroll, L., Fairclough, L., Gibb-Reid, B., Harrington, L., Lee, D., Lieb, A., Möller, S., Patman, C., Paver, A., Schäfer, S., Siewert, M., Suthar, N., Valenzuela Farías, G., Williams, S., Brown, G. and Kirchhübel, C. (2023). Learning by doing: An example of casework-relevant training in forensic speech science. IAFPA conference proceedings 2023, Universität Zürich, Switzerland. 9-12 July 2023. [Poster]

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 

Li1 (Sounds and Words) Supervisions - Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge [2023-2024]

Sutton Trust Outreach Lecture - Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge [August 2024]

Sutton Trust Outreach Workshop - Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge [August 2024]

Li6 (Phonetics) Supervisions - Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Univeristiy of Cambridge [2024-2025]

Other Professional Activities

Roles

Student Representative for the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics [July 2023-present]

Lab meeting coordinator [September 2023-present] 

 

Memberships and associations:

IAFPA (International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics)

IPA (International Phonetics Association)

BAAP (British Association of Academic Phoneticians)

 

Invited talks 

LITHME (online presentation to WG1 AND WG2). The impact of a face covering on speech processing. [07.12.2023]

Oxford Wave Research. Recognition of face mask speech by machines and humans. [09.11.2023]

University of Zürich. Recognition of face mask speech by machines and humans. [27.09.2023]

University of York. Improving methodologies. Moving towards an audio-video visual investigation of face mask speech. [04.05.2023]

 

Conferences/Workshops attended:

IAFPA 2024. L’Université du Québec à Montréal. [28-31/07/2024] 

UK and Ireland Speech Workshop 2024. University of Cambridge, Cambridge. [01-02/07/2024] 

BAAP 2024. University of Cardiff, Cardiff. [25-27/03/2024]

Summer School on Experimental Methods in Vocal Identity Research, Universität Zürich, Switzerland [04-13/09/2023]

ICPhS 2023. [07-11/08/2023] 

IAFPA 2023. Universität Zürich, Switzerland. [9-12/07/2023]

Voice quality and Vocal settings workshop, University of Cambridge. [07-10/03/2023]

Forensic Voice Comparison workshop, Lancaster University. [02/02/2023]

 

 

PhD Student

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