Presentations and publications


Invited talks (Valerie Hazan)

November 2015                ‘Clear speech adaptations across the lifespan’. Special session on ‘Speech                                                     development across the lifespan’, 170th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of                                                                       America, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

December 2015                ‘Clear speech adaptations in younger and older adults’. Workshop on Individual                                                           differences in language processing across the adult lifespan: implications for models of                                                       comprehension and production, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

January 2016                    ‘Clear speech strategies in adverse listening conditions’. Speech in Noise                                                                        conference (SpIN 2016), Groningen, Netherlands.

February 2016                   ‘The effect of age and hearing loss on speech communication: studies with                                                  children with hearing impairment and older adults’. 52nd Annual Conference of                                                          The Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Jerusalem, Israel.

September 2016                ‘Speech Communication across the lifespan’. University of Concepcion, Chile.

Conference proceedings

Tuomainen, O. and Hazan, V. (2016). Articulation rate in adverse listening conditions in younger and older adults. Proceedings of Interspeech 2016, 8-12 September 2016, San Francisco, USA. is160843


Hazan, V. (2017, in press). Speech communication across the lifespan. To appear in Acoustics Today.

additional CONFERENCE presentations (abstracts)

Hazan, V & Tuomainen, O. (2016). Clear speech strategies of older adult speakers: the role of vocal effort. The 2nd Workshop on Psycholinguistic Approaches to Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions (PASRAC2), 31 October-1 November, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Tuomainen, O. & Hazan, V. (2016, accepted). Suprasegmental characteristics of spontaneous speech produced in good and challenging communicative conditions by younger and older adults. The 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, 1-5 December 2016, Honolulu, Hawaii.


Valerie Hazan interviewed about women’s voices in Let Her Speak (Cast Iron radio production for BBC Radio 3), 6 November 2016.