Professorial Lecture: Prof Maria Uther

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Millennium City (MC) Building

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Wolverhampton

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Title: Wired for sound: an exploration of sound, speech and their interaction with technology

In this lecture, we take a tour of the world of sound, speech and their interaction with digital technologies. Professor Uther’s talk will demonstrate why sounds are so important to our perception of the world, how our brain processes sounds, how we acquire new speech sounds as well as look at applications of technology that interact with speech learning and sound perception. The event promises to be highly engaging, entertaining and will give us new insight into the way we perceive sound in our environment.

Professor Maria Uther is a psychologist with an MSc in Occupational Psychology and a PhD in auditory cognitive neuroscience. She has research and teaching interests in sound, speech and digital technologies. Professor Uther publishes extensively in these fields and has secured grant funding from a number of prestigious sources including the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social Sciences Research Council, Sharp Corporation and the Nokia Foundation. Professor Uther has a highly unique mix of expertise in auditory perception, the use of mobile technologies and brain research methods. She is a sought after expert in the field of auditory perception and digital technologies.

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Millennium City (MC) Building

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Wolverhampton

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