China recognises over 50 minority languages spoken by millions of the nation’s people, with each unrelated to Mandarin. Government policies designed to support those languages – such as installing bilingual street signs in areas where those languages are spoken widely – have been implemented with varying degrees of success.
Distinguished Professor Bill Thompson has a 30-year career of sustained high-level academic achievement which has had significant impact on students, his research field and the community.
Learning music is associated with many things, but until recently it wasn’t correlated with statistical ability. Dr Pragati R Mandikal Vasuki has been teasing out the exact nature of this correlation and what it might mean.
Australian universities have 65,000 Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates in 2015. As high as one-third of doctoral candidates feel isolated or lack a sense of belonging to the wider research community.
Living in Australia for an extended period of time offers opportunities for language learning, skills acquisition, and cultural exchange. In 2015, over 14,000 young German nationals embarked on a work and travel gap year, constituting the largest group of working holidaymakers from a non-English speaking background.
To investigate children’s linguistic knowledge, our researchers employ different kinds of experimental techniques but the experiments are always embedded in games that are fun for children.
To make the MEG experience as child-friendly as possible, researchers in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders have created the idea of an MEG space adventure.
Taste, touch, hearing, smell and sight. The senses exist throughout the Gospels and are an important component of interactions with Jesus.
The first MEG system in the Southern Hemisphere, the world’s first child MEG system and the world’s first MEG brain imaging system for people with hearing devices – the KIT-MQ Brain Research Laboratory is a hub of innovation.
What does a doctor learn from someone’s skin colour, oxygen saturation and breathing? If a cricket bowler grips the ball in a certain way, what kind of delivery will he bowl?