NoiseScore Smartphone Application After obtaining a doctorate degree in Environmental Health in 2017, Dr. Walker was awarded a small pilot grant to build the NoiseScore smartphone research app, which is available for both Androids and iPhones. This app allows you to...

Greater Boston Noise Report We released the Greater Boston Noise Report in late 2016. This report was Greater Boston’s first ever interactive noise report and featured interactive sound and noise perception heat maps and the Nation’s first ever neighborhood noise...

Community Sound Portraits Community Sound Portraits was founded in 2015 in collaboration with local artist (and now Micro Plant Studio Owner), Julio Cesar Roman as an artistic project to more deeply capture the subjective and personal aspects of community noise...

Noise and the City Noise and the City was founded in late 2014 and started as a simple website to house a community noise survey now known as the National Environmental Quality Survey and keep Greater Boston residents updated on the progress on Dr. Walker’s...

Erica enrolled in the doctoral program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Here she studied environmental health with concentrations in environmental epidemiology, exposure assessment, and biostatistics. She worked on two environmental pollutants: air...