Research Assistants


Sajida Ashrafi is a Research Assistant in the MARCS Music Lab. She is also completing her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology. Her research area is; Interpersonal Entertainment in Music Performance.
Sajida Ashrafi
Arwen is currently involved in the Learning to Talk project with Associate Professor Caroline Jones. She is also undertaking a Masters, investigating the relation between acoustic an articulatory variation in vowels.
Arwen Blackwood Ximenes
Maria is a Research Assistant in the Western Sydney University BabyLab.
Maria Christou-Ergos
Laura is a Research Assistant currently involved in the ARC/NHMRC Dementia Research Development Fellowship project.
Gloria is a Research Assistant in the MARCS BabyLab and is collaborating in various projects under the supervision of Associate Professor Paola Escudero.
Gloria Escobar 2
Jennifer is a Research Assistant in our Music Cognition and Action program and is currently involved in studies of human interaction in musical ensemble performance.
Jennifer Lee
Isabel is a Research Assistant in the Western Sydney University BabyLab and is involved in projects investigating accent perception and infant/adult directed speech.
Isabel Lopez
Candice is a research assistant at the Western Sydney University BabyLab and is currently involved in various studies at the University's Bankstown and Kingswood campuses.
Candice Michael
Peta is a research assistant in our Music Cognition and Action program. She is also completing her Phd thesis titled "Underlying Social, Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms of Joint Action”.
Peta Mills
Aimee Oliveri is Research Assistant in our Speech and Language program.
Aimee Oliveri
Scott is a Research Assistant in the Western Sydney University BabyLab and is currently involved in the Seeds of Literacy project.
Scott O'Loughlin 2
Christina is a Research Assistant in the Marcs BabyLab and is currently involved in a number of infant behavioural studies under the supervision of Associate Professor Paola Escudero, Dr Karen Mulak and Dr Rachel Robbins.
Christina Quattropani 2
Nicole is a Research Assistant in the Western Sydney University BabyLab and is currently involved in a number of infant behavioural studies under the supervision of Associate Professor Paola Escudero and Dr Karen Mulak.
Nicole Traynor 2
Jenny is a Research Assistant currently involved in projects investigating cross-linguistic prosodic processing.
Hana is a Research Assistant in our Speech and Language program. Her research project investigates whether orthographic input affects word learning accuracy and phonological awareness for words containing non-native consonant clusters.