Dr Laurence Bruggeman

Research Program: Speech and Language


After seven years as a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Laurence went on to complete her PhD at the MARCS Institute in 2016, working with Anne Cutler, Michael Tyler and Mirjam Broersma. She then moved to the Child Language Lab at Macquarie University, where she was a postdoctoral fellow in Katherine Demuth’s Child Language Lab and an associate investigator of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) from 2016 to 2018. In 2018, Laurence returned to MARCS as a postdoctoral fellow in spoken-language processing with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL). She is also an Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow at Macquarie University.

Research Interests

  • Speech comprehension
  • Bilingualism
  • Hearing loss
  • Eyetracking


  • PhD in Psycholinguistics, The MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University
  • MA in Language & Speech Technology, Radboud University, Nijmegen
  • BA in Language, Speech & Computer Science, Radboud University, Nijmegen


A full listing of my publications can be found on my web page here.

Contact Laurence

Email Laurence.Bruggeman@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9772 6168
Location  Western Sydney University Bankstown campus (Bullecourt Ave, Milperra)
Room 3.G.64