Defne Abur awarded ASHFoundation New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship!

Congratulations to lab member Defne Abur for winning the ASHFoundation New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded to strong doctoral candidates who are pursuing teacher-investigator careers in the academic environment. Defne will use this scholarship to help further her research examining auditory contributions to speech production in individuals with and without neurological disease.

Lab members present at AQL in Montreal earlier this week!

Lab doctoral students Jenny Vojtech, Matti Groll, Kimberly Dahl, and Dr. Elizabeth Heller Murray presented their research at the 13th International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Laryngology, Voice and Speech Research in Montreal this week. Nice work!

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  • Jenny Vojtech

    "Optimization of Relative Fundamental Frequency Estimation Algorithms: Accounting for Sample Characteristics & Fundamental Frequency Estimation Method"

  • Matti Groll

    "The Effects of Laryngeal Massage and Nebulized Saline on High-Voice Users"

  • Kimberly Dahl

    "Effects of voice changes under testosterone therapy on listener perception of gender: A transgender case study"

  • Dr. Elizabeth Heller Murray

    "Auditory acuity to fundamental frequency in children with and without vocal fold nodules"

New paper out on the relationship between vocal effort and phsyiological mechanisms!

Check out our new paper, "The Relationship Between The Relationship Between Physiological Mechanisms and the Self-Perception of Vocal Effort" by Victoria S. McKenna, Manuel E. Diaz-Cadiz, Adrianna C. Shembel, Nicole M. Enos, and Cara E. Stepp in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research!