Arwen Blackwood Ximenes

Research Student


Arwen is currently involved in the Learning to Talk project. She is also undertaking a Masters degree, investigating the relationship between acoustic and articulatory variation in vowels, under the supervision of Dr Jason Shaw and Dr Christopher Carignan.


  • Master of Speech & Language Pathology, Macquarie University
  • Diploma of Education (Secondary), University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney


Research assistant, phonetic-acoustic analysis

Past Positions

  • Research Assistant, Linguistics Department, Macquarie University
  • Linguist, Appen Pty Ltd (Speech Technology)
  • Editorial Assistant, Macquarie Dictionary

Contact Arwen

Phone +61 2 9772 6589
Location Western Sydney University Bankstown campus (Bullecourt Ave, Milperra)
Room 5.G.52