ECR & Student Sub-Committee

The Centre has an Early Career Researchers (ECR) and Higher Degree Research (HDR) Student Sub-Committee that reports to the Executive Committee. All Centre ECRs and students are encouraged to talk to their represenatives about any issues/suggestions on the Centre's directions and organisation. The committee reports regularly to the Centre's Executive Committee. 

The Sub-Committee's role

  • To ensure that ECRs and students are represented and can have an impact on Centre directions and management
  • To ensure that communication of information about events and activities occurs across and within nodes
  • To provide ECR and students with a local point of contact to assist in identifying any issues or challenges
  • To assist in the communication of Centre research directions across nodes (by setting up a regular broadcast of interviews/talks of local members)
  • To assist in the Centre's induction process for new members

Sub-Committee Members

Rosey Billington UM Node ECR Representative

Rosey Billington

Recent Publications

  1. Acoustic evidence for right-edge prominence in Nafsan

    Bibliography

    Rosey Billington, Janet Fletcher, Nick Thieberger, and Ben Volchok. 2020. "Acoustic evidence for right-edge prominence in Nafsan." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Special Issue.. 147 (4): 2829. doi: doi.org/10.1121/10.0000995.

  2. In press: A grammar of Lopit: An Eastern Nilotic language of South Sudan

    Bibliography

    Jonathan Moodie, and Rosey Billington. In press: A grammar of Lopit: An Eastern Nilotic language of South Sudan. Leiden : Brill.

  3. Pronunciation and Comprehension in English as a Lingua Franca communication: Effect of L1 influence in International Aviation Communication

    Bibliography

    Rosey Billington, and Hyejeong Kim. 2016. "Pronunciation and Comprehension in English as a Lingua Franca communication: Effect of L1 influence in International Aviation Communication." Applied Linguistics. 39 (2): 135-158. doi: 10.1093/applin/amv075.

  4. The phonetics and phonology of the Lopit language

    Bibliography

    Rosey Billington. 2017. The phonetics and phonology of the Lopit language. Melbourne : University of Melbourne PhD Thesis.

  5. The /el-/ael/ merger in Australian English: Acoustic and articulatory insights

    Bibliography

    Chloe Diskin, Deborah Loakes, Rosey Billington, Hywel Stoakes, Simon Gonzalez, and Sam Kirkham. 2019. "The /el-/ael/ merger in Australian English: Acoustic and articulatory insights". In Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, 2019,

Laurence Bruggeman WSU Node ECR Representative

Laurence Bruggeman

  • Title: WSU Node ECR Representative
  • Program: Processing
  • Institution: Western Sydney University

Recent Publications

  1. Lexical manipulation as a discovery tool for psycholinguistic research

    Bibliography

    Laurence Bruggeman, and Anne Cutler. 2016. "Lexical manipulation as a discovery tool for psycholinguistic research". In Proceedings of the 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 313-316. Parramatta, Australia.

  2. No L1 privilege in talker adaptation

    Bibliography

    Laurence Bruggeman, and Anne Cutler. 2019. "No L1 privilege in talker adaptation." Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 1-13. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728919000646.

  3. The production of voicing and place of articulation contrasts by Australian English-speaking children

    Bibliography

    Laurence Bruggeman, Julien Millasseau, Ivan Yuen, and Katherine Demuth. 2018. "The production of voicing and place of articulation contrasts by Australian English-speaking children". In Proceedings of the 17th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 177-180.

  4. Audiovisual benefits for speech processing speed among children with hearing loss

    Bibliography

    Rebecca Holt, Laurence Bruggeman, and Katherine Demuth. 2019. "Audiovisual benefits for speech processing speed among children with hearing loss". In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing,

  5. Visual speech cues improve children's processing speed in both quiet and noise

    Bibliography

    Rebecca Holt, Laurence Bruggeman, and Katherine Demuth. 2019. "Visual speech cues improve children's processing speed in both quiet and noise". In Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, 2019, 2514-2518. Canberra.

James Grama ANU Node ECR Representative

James Grama

Recent Publications

  1. Sydney Speaks App (http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/sydney-speaks/sydney-speaks-apps/sydney-speaks-online-app/)

    Bibliography

    Catherine Travis, Cale Johnstone, and James Grama. 2017. "Sydney Speaks App (http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/sydney-speaks/sydney-speaks-apps/sydney-speaks-online-app/)." 'This is a Voice' exhibition.

  2. Australian English over time: Using sociolinguistic analysis to inform dialect coaching

    Bibliography

    Benjamin Purser, James Grama, and Catherine Travis. 2020. "Australian English over time: Using sociolinguistic analysis to inform dialect coaching." Voice and Speech Review. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/23268263.2020.1750791.

  3. Comparing the performance of forced aligners used in sociophonetic research

    Bibliography

    Simon Gonzalez, James Grama, and Catherine Travis. 2020. "Comparing the performance of forced aligners used in sociophonetic research." Linguistics Vanguard. 6 (1) doi: doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2019-0058.

  4. Using forced alignment for sociophonetic research on a minority language

    Bibliography

    Danielle Barth, James Grama, Simon Gonzalez, and Catherine Travis. 2020. "Using forced alignment for sociophonetic research on a minority language." University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics. 25 (2)

  5. Initiation, progression and conditioning of the short front vowel shift in Australian English

    Bibliography

    James Grama, Catherine Travis, and Simon Gonzalez. 2019. "Initiation, progression and conditioning of the short front vowel shift in Australian English". In Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, 2019,

Tina Gregor ANU Node Student Representative

Tina Gregor

Recent Publications

  1. Gender/number syncretism in Yelmek verbal suppletion

    Bibliography

    James Gray, and Tina Gregor. 2019. "Gender/number syncretism in Yelmek verbal suppletion". In Proceedings of GLOW in Asia XII and SICOGG XXI., 111-125.

Amanda Hamilton-Hollaway UQ Node Student Representative

Amanda Hamilton-Hollaway

Recent Publications

  1. Mudburra to English Dictionary

    Bibliography

    Rebecca Green, Jennifer Green, Amanda Hamilton-Hollaway, Felicity Meakins, David Osgarby, and Rob Pensalfini. 2019. Mudburra to English Dictionary. Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press.

Gloria Pino Escobar WSU Node Student Representative

Gloria Pino Escobar

  • Title: WSU Node Student Representative
  • Program: Learning
  • Institution: Western Sydney University

Recent Publications

  1. Speech normalization across speaker, sex and accent variation is handled similarly by listeners of different language backgrounds

    Bibliography

    Gloria Pino Escobar, Josephine Terry, Buddhamas Kriengwatana, and Paola Escudero. 2016. "Speech normalization across speaker, sex and accent variation is handled similarly by listeners of different language backgrounds". In Proceedings of the 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 161-164. Parramatta, Australia.

  2. The bilingual advantage in the language processing domain: Evidence from the Verbal Fluency Task

    Bibliography

    Gloria Pino Escobar, Marina Kalashnikova, and Paola Escudero. 2016. "The bilingual advantage in the language processing domain: Evidence from the Verbal Fluency Task". In Proceedings of the 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 129-132. Parramatta, Australia.

  3. Vocabulary matters! The relationship between verbal fluency and measures of inhibitory control in monolingual and bilingual children

    Bibliography

    Gloria Pino Escobar, Marina Kalashnikova, and Paola Escudero. 2018. "Vocabulary matters! The relationship between verbal fluency and measures of inhibitory control in monolingual and bilingual children." Journal of Experimental Child Psychology,. 170: 177-189.

Catalina Torres Orjuela UM Node Student Representative

Catalina Torres Orjuela

Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia UQ Node ECR Representative

Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia

  • Title: UQ Node ECR Representative
  • Program: Shape/Evolution

Recent Publications

  1. O português dos jovens da aldeia Afukuri: notas sobre o contato linguístico no Alto Xingu notas sobre o contato linguístico no Alto Xingu

    Bibliography

    Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, Douglas William Pereira, and Makukan Mehinaku Kuikuro. 2020. "O português dos jovens da aldeia Afukuri: notas sobre o contato linguístico no Alto Xingu notas sobre o contato linguístico no Alto Xingu." Brazilian Journal of Anthropological Linguistics. 12:

  2. Exploring the history of pronouns in South America with computer-assisted methods

    Bibliography

    Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, and Sean Roberts. 2019. "Exploring the history of pronouns in South America with computer-assisted methods." Journal of Language Evolution. 0 (0): 1-21. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jole/lzz006.

  3. Nominalization in Shawi (Chayahuita)

    Bibliography

    Miguel Rojas-Berscia, Luis. 2019. "Nominalization in Shawi (Chayahuita)". In Nominalization in the Languages of the Americas, 491–514. John Benjamins.

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