ABACus is Lauren Ward’s doctoral research project. Lauren Ward is a Postgraduate Researcher at the Acoustics Research Centre, University of Salford, UK. She is a General Sir John Monash Scholar, the 2018 recipient of the IET Leslie H Paddle Scholarship and finalist for the EPSRC ‘Connected Nation Pioneers’ Award.
She holds a B.Eng (Hons) and B.Phil from the University of Tasmania. She has previously worked with Cochlear Ltd, the ABC and most recently with the CSIRO developing speech recognition technology for the assessment of speech disorders in children. Her research interests also include science education and outreach.
A full list of her publications can be found on Researchgate