Filipa M.B. Lã (PhD) is a researcher in Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities, a singer and a singing teacher. She has a background in Biology, a Master in Music and PhD in Performance Studies (Voice), both awarded by the University of Sheffield, U.K. This unusual combination of background knowledge allowed her to combine teaching and performing singing with voice-related research focused on physiological and acoustical aspects of voice production. More specifically, she has published research on issues related to voice education for the habilitation of the professional voice, focussing on real-time feedback basic and advanced technologies in the voice pedagogy and didactics. Other important research includes female singer’s health and wellbeing, performance optimisation strategies and working conditions of professional voice users. Her publication record includes 19 articles in peer reviewed journals, 14 conference proceedings, 4 book chapters. She has been a key note speaker at 16 conferences, presented 23 plenary lessons at higher education institutions, delivered 10 workshops and gave 6 singing master classes. Her research has been presented at 47 conferences. She has received 6 prestigious awards: Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research, 2005; European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, 2007; The Voice Foundation, 2011; Internationalization of Research Santander Totta, 2013; Croatian Choral Directors Association and International Choral Institute award for Scientific Research in the field of Chorusology, 2014; The Van Lawrence Award, The Voice Foundation and National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), USA, 2015. She is an Editor Assistant of Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology and founding member and president of the Portuguese Association of Voice Teachers and Professional Voice Users (APVoz).