Katherine joined the University of Huddersfield in February 2016 as a Research Assistant in Forensic Speech Science. The role involves creating and developing the ESRC funded West Yorkshire Regional English Database (WYRED); which will become the largest forensically-realistic spoken corpora containing Northern British English accents.
Alongside this role, Katherine currently works for the Home Office. In the future, she intends to become a PhD candidate at the university and will use the recordings collected as part of the WYRED project to explore the best speaker discriminating components of speech.
Katherine has completed a BA (Hons) in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Sheffield and an MSc in Forensic Speech Science at the University of York
- Forensic Speech Science
- Using BIG Data to Understand the BIG Picture
- Overcoming Heterogeneity in Speech for Forensic Applications