Speech, Language, and Hearing Laboratory (SLHlab)
School of Health Sciences (ESSUA), University of Aveiro, Portugal
The Speech, Language and Hearing Laboratory (SLHlab) main focus is to inform and influence evidence based clinical practice, and to expand the knowledge base on speech production and perception through instrumental investigations. Further, to build new evidence base on the effectiveness and efficiency of different intervention approaches. One of our primary objectives is to development of health assessment tools, to be used on a regular basis by health professionals and for clinical training of students. Current interest include: Voicing in Speech Production and Perception; Novel interventions for children with speech sound disorders; Assessment tools to evaluate fluency disorders.
Research Areas: Speech and Language Therapy; Speech Production; Speech Perception
Group Leader: Luis M. T. Jesus received his first degree in 1996 from the University of Aveiro, Portugal, the M.Sc. degree in Speech Coding and Synthesis in 1997 from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, and the Ph.D. degree in Acoustic Phonetics in 2001 from the University of Southampton, UK. Since 2001, he has been lecturing at the School of Health Sciences (ESSUA), University of Aveiro, and has been a member of the Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA), University de Aveiro, Portugal. His research interests include phonetics, speech production and perception, speech production models, and human communication pathology. He is a member of the The Acoustical Society of America (ASA), International Phonetic Association (IPA) and International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).
To inform and influence evidence based clinical practice, and to expand the knowledge base on speech production and perception through instrumental investigations.