Third Year Dissertation Poster Day Success


On Wednesday 17th May, Linguistics and Modern Languages third year students showed off their research at the Annual Dissertation Poster Day held in Heritage Quay. The event gave the students an opportunity to present their dissertation research and say a final farewell to their peers and tutors. Well done the class of 2017!

Best Poster Prize:

Elliott Land - Speaker identification using laughter in a close social network

Highly Commended

Jenny Bamforth - A study of the effects of psychological stress on vowel formant frequencies

Callum Hughes -  Language deficits: Comparing the phonological misproductions of three aphasia types to support whether patterns in phonological misproductions are governed by the aphasia type or are specific to the individual patient

Emma Rogerson - Do people from three geographically close towns in Lancashire perceive differences in dialect? 

Alex Stephenson - "That's not funny though hahaha": A study of male and female laughter in conversation