Research Students

Eylem’s thesis title is "The Origins of Phonology and Lexicon (OPAL): Abstract Representations before 6 Months and its Relation to Infant-Directed Speech."
Yeshwanth’s thesis title is "Reinforcement learning using spiking neural networks and event-based sensors"
Yeshwanth Ravi Theja Bethi
Priyanka’s thesis title is "Automatic Real-Time Recognition of Objects in Photos and Videos on Edge Devices".
Arwen is undertaking a Masters degree, investigating the relationship between acoustic an articulatory variation in vowels.

Arwen Blackwood Ximenes
Andrea’s thesis title is "Teaching Musical Meter Through Visualisations and Sonifications of Mathematical Music Theory using Computer Software Applications to School-Age Students."
Matt's thesis title is "Trust in Human Autonomy Teaming"
Hossein Moeinzadeh
Simon's thesis title is "Dis/liking genre, artist and work in the discovery of new music: developing a model for the predictive recommendation of unfamiliar recorded music"
Juqiang's thesis title is "Cognitive Factors in Perception and Imitation of Thai Tones by Mandarin Versus Vietnamese Speakers".
Anita Collins
Siyao’s thesis title is "An exploration of different notation systems in healthy older adults’ music education"
April's thesis title is "Nonconscious Auditory-Visual Interactions in Speech".

April Ching
Anita’s thesis title is "Music Instrument Learning Throughout Ageing and Cognitive Impairment"
Pablo’s thesis title is "Cortical Microcircuit Models of Predictive Processing for Neuromorphic Processors."
Sami’s thesis title is "Neuromorphic Perception for Greenhouse Technology"
Sarah's thesis title is "The role of visual information on the perceptual assimilation of non-native speech".

Sarah Fenwick
Yassine's thesis title is "Perception and Production of Arabic Word-final Segmental Length Contrast".
Yassien Frej 2
Lillian's thesis title is "The Cognition of Harmonic Tonality in Microtonal Scales"
Daniel's thesis title is "Is Visual Speech? An investigation of timing and form on the N1 and P2".

Daniel Hochstrasser
Andrew’s thesis title is "Neuromorphic Sensors for Space Situational Awareness"
Kate's thesis title is "Contributing to the evidence base of the OZI-SF (Short Form) for multilingual children in South Western Sydney in the context of MECSH"
Sonya's thesis title is "A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Talker Familiarity on Speech Intelligibility by Native and Non-native Australian English Listeners".
Sonya Prasad
Yanping is an HDR student in our Speech and Language program. Her Thesis title is "Effects of High versus Low variability training on Second Language Acquisition of Mandarin Tones".
Yanping Li
Sally's thesis is titled "Something in the Air".
Sally Longmore
Peta's thesis Title “Underlying Social, Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms of Joint Action”.

Peta Mills
Hossein's thesis title is "Biomedical Data Analysis".
Hossein Moeinzadeh
Patti's thesis title is "The relationship between cortico-muscular measures and synchronization performance to complex multimodal rhythms".
Patti Nijhuis
Anita’s thesis title is "Errors in joint musical action".

Anita Paas
Samalika’s thesis title is "A turn-key neuromorphic solution for deep learning".
Gloria's thesis title is "Bridging the gap between domain-general cognitive processes and word learning in monolingual and bilingual children".
Gloria Escobar 2
Tanya's thesis title is "Acquired Automatic Affective Responses and the Contribution of Associative and Cognitive Processes to their Acquisition and Time Course".
Tanya Pritchard
Anjilkurri is in our Speech and Language research program and her thesis title is "Usefulness of Gesture as Teaching Modality to learn the Gathang Language."
Anjilkurri Rhonda Radley
Maddie is in our Music Cognition and Action research program and her thesis title is "Time Travelling with Technology (TTT): The effect of technology enhanced reminiscence therapy on engagement and carer relationships of people with dementia in aged care facilities."
Nicholas' thesis title is "Exploring Space Situational Awareness with Neuromorphic Event-Based Sensors".

Jacqui's thesis title is "Non-contact sensor for monitoring peripheral haemodynamics in patients with diabetes"

Ram's thesis title is "Computational Approaches to Musical Auditory Processing".
Research Student
Michael's thesis title is "Social attitude prediction from multimodal expressions of affect across age and culture".

Saeed Afshar
Eline's thesis is titled "Affect Perception in Unfamiliar Music".
The title of Jessica's thesis is "Audiovisual Speech Perception in Infants With and Without Hearing Impairment".

Jessica Tan
The title of Jesse's thesis is Visualising Speech and Language of Children and Caregivers.

Jesse Tran
Nicole's thesis title is "The role of affect and infant-directed speech on infants’ early word learning".
Nicole Traynor 2
Tina’s thesis title is “Early word recognition and perceptual adaptation across regional English accents by Arabic-L1 children in Australia” .
Tina White 2
Sarah's thesis title is "The effects of code-switching on executive functioning in early and late bilinguals".
Sarah Wright 2
Jenny's thesis title is "Infants’ Cue Weighting in Speech and Music Rhythm Perception".
Jenny Zeng
Jenny's thesis is titled "Prosody and Prediction in English and German".