• 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile


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.

Research Expertise and Interests

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

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Research Output

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

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.

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

Open Access
  • 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
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    An introduction to the West Yorkshire Regional English Database

    Gold, E., Earnshaw, K. & Ross, S., 2016, Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


    • 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