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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Ms Alice Paver

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Research Assistant
Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages & Linguistics
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1223 760389

Phonetics Laboratory
Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Section, University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, UK



Alice is the Cambridge-based Research Assistant on the IVIP (Improving Voice Identification Procedures) project, assisting with planning, designing, and running experiments for three strands of the project. She completed her undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature at the University of Edinburgh, and then went on to the renowned MSc in Forensic Speech Science at the University of York, where her final project looked at vowel trajectories and /r/ tapping in young British Pakistani men in Manchester and London. Whist in York she also worked as a Research Assistant on a WikiDialects project and 'Geordie? Mackem? Smoggie? Dialect differences in the North East of England.'



Research interests: 

Forensic phonetics, sociophonetics, accents of English in the UK, accent stereotypes, speaker similarity.