News and events

News and events

CLaS hosts seminars, workshops and conferences in areas relevant to linguistics, language acquisition, phonology, computational linguistics, hearing and speech production disorders.

Local and overseas authorities present papers for discussion during these meetings, allowing centre students to interact with authorities in their research fields.



Colloquium Series

Date/timeSpeaker Title & Link to AbstractVenue
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Dr Gwendolyn HyslopWhen “tone” is “voice” and “voice” is tone: tone and tonogenesis in KurtöpAHH 3.610
26/2/2018 2.00pm - 3.00pmDr Anna Eva HallinLanguage processing and awareness in Swedish-speaking school-age children with and without developmental language disorderAHH 3.610
11.00am - 12.30pm
Philip Schulz

Variational Inference and Deep Generative Models - Part 1

9 Wally's Walk, Room 357
12.00pm - 1.30pm
Philip Schulz

Variational Inference and Deep Generative Models - Part 2

9 Wally's Walk, Room 357


DateInvited SpeakersTitle and link to further information/registrationVenue

Prof Xu Hai Guangdong

Prof Rosemary Clerehan

Prof Lynda Yates

Medical Terms and their Contexts of UseDelbridge Room 558,
Level 5, SW12 (C5A)

Prof Erika Hoff

Prof Theo Marinis

Dr Carmel O'Shannessy

Prof Johanne Paradis

Prof Gillian Wigglesworth

Current Issues in Child Bilingual DevelopmentAHH Level 1 Lecture Theatre

Public Lectures

DateSpeakerTitle and link to further informationVenue
12noon - 1:00pm
Professor Scott Johnson
University of California Los Angeles
Mechanisms of statistical learning in infancyAHH Level 1 Lecture



Date/timeInvited Speakers Title & Link for further informationVenue
  • Professor Katherine Demuth (Macquarie University)
  • Associate Professor Mridula Sharma (Macquarie University)
  • Professor Gillian Wigglesworth  (University of Melbourne)
  • Dr Anna Stephen (University of Melbourne)
The relationship between Indigenous children's ear health and phonological awareness in remote communitiesAHH 3.610
  • Dr Jill Duncan (The University of Newcastle, Australia)
  • Dr Megan Gilliver (National Acoustic Laboratories, Sydney, Australia)
  • Dr Fiona Kyle (City University of London, UK)
  • Professor Amy R Lederberg (Georgia State University, USA)
  • Professor Greg Leigh (Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, Sydney, Australia)
Maximising the potential for proficient reading in young people with hearing loss: What does the evidence tell usAHH Level 1 Lecture Theatre


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