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Sula Ross

20182019
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Biography

Sula 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.

She previously worked at Lancaster University as a Knowledge Exchange Support Officer, providing central financial administration support for cross-departmental externally funded projects.

Sula has an MSc in Forensic Speech Science from the University of York and a BA (Hons) Linguistics from Lancaster University.

Keywords

  • Forensic Speech Science
  • Using BIG Data to Understand the BIG Picture
  • Overcoming Heterogeneity in Speech for Forensic Applications

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 2 Conference contribution

A Cautionary Tale For Phonetic Analysis: The Variability of Speech Between and Within Recording Sessions

Ross, S., Earnshaw, K. & Gold, E., Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019. Calhoun, S., Escudero, P., Tabain, M. & Warren, P. (eds.). Canberra: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc., p. 3090-3094 5 p.

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Open Access
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analysis
speech
sound
systems comparison
project

The ‘West Yorkshire Regional English Database’: Investigations into the generalizability of reference populations for forensic speaker comparison casework

Gold, E., Ross, S. & Earnshaw, K., 2 Sep 2018, Proceedings of Interspeech 2018: September 2-6 2018, Hyderabad. p. 2748-2752 (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
casework
recording
assistant
offense
accomplice

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Poster presentation

A Cautionary Tale for Phonetic Analysis: The Variability of Speech between and within Recording Sessions

Sula Ross (Speaker), Katherine Earnshaw (Speaker), Erica Gold (Speaker)
7 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation