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Academic featured at TEDx Talks

  • Date16 January 2022

Professor David Howard invited to give a TEDx talk about how to recreate the voice of a mummy.

David Howard was invited to give a TEDx talk in the Volkstheatre in Vienna which he accepted and the agreed topic was ‘Resurrecting a Mummy’s voice - Human vocal resilience’.

The ‘Mummy’s voice’ refers to this highly downloaded paper (  from January 2020 on which David was first author. The project was shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award in 2021 for 'project of the year, STEM'.

The TEDx talk was recorded to a live audience of around 800 in October 2021 and the on-line version has just been released ( Please do watch it and spread the word about it.

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