David Butt

Associate Professor

  • 192 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20002019

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Research Outputs

2019

Context and text in scientific disciplines of English: a social semiotic perspective

Butt, D. G., 2019, In : Language, Context and Text. 1, 1, p. 4-38 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firth and the origins of Systemic Functional Linguistics: process, pragma, and polysystem

Butt, D. G., 2019, The Cambridge handbook of systemic functional linguistics. Thompson, G., Bowcher, W. L., Fontaine, L. & Schönthal, D. (eds.). Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, p. 11-34 24 p. (Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

From the workbench: the 'knight's move' in Halliday’s long conversation between verbal art and verbal science

Webster, J. & Butt, D., Feb 2019, The Bloomsbury companion to M. A. K. Halliday. Webster, J. J. (ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 467-488 22 p. (Bloomsbury companions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Language and science, language in science, and linguistics as science

Halliday, M. A. K. & Butt, D. G., 2019, The Cambridge handbook of systemic functional linguistics. Thompson, G., Bowcher, W. L., Fontaine, L. & Schönthal, D. (eds.). Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, p. 620-650 31 p. (Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

Development of the CoMTAS-Conversational Model Therapy Adherence Scale

Halovic, S., Korner, A., McLean, L., Chapman, C., Haliburn, J., Stevenson, J., Butt, D., Graham, P., Malloch, S., Phillips, T. & Meares, R., Dec 2018, In : Psychodynamic Psychiatry. 46, 4, p. 511-536 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On being a literature teacher: a language based perspective

Butt, D. G., 2018, On verbal art: ripples in a timeless world: essays in honour of Ruqaiya Hasan. Wegener, R., Neumann, S. & Oesterle, A. (eds.). Sheffield, UK: Equinox Publishing, p. 26-52 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

The logical metafunction in systemic functional linguistics

Butt, D. G. & Webster, J. J., 12 Jan 2017, The Routledge handbook of systemic functional linguistics. Bartlett, T. & O'Grady, G. (eds.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 96-114 19 p. (Routledge handbooks in linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

'Construe my meaning': performance, poetry and semiotic distance

Butt, D. G., 1 Jan 2016, Society in language, language in society: essays in honour of Ruqaiya Hasan. Bowcher, W. L. & Liang, J. Y. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 24-55 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

In Her Own Words: An Interview with Ruqaiya Hasan

Butt, D. G. & Liang, J. Y., 26 Jan 2016, Society in Language, Language in Society: Essays in Honour of Ruqaiya Hasan. Bowcher, W. L. & Liang, J. Y. (eds.). Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 381-411 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Towards a language of operative surgery

Cartmill, J. A. & Butt, D. G., 2016, Communication in surgical practice. White, S. J. & Cartmill, J. A. (eds.). Sheffield: Equinox, p. 312-330 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Transactions between matter and meaning: surgical contexts and symbolic action

Butt, D. G., Moore, A. R. & Cartmill, J. A., 2016, Communication in surgical practice. White, S. J. & Cartmill, J. A. (eds.). Sheffield: Equinox, p. 181-205 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

The 'History of ideas' and Halliday's natural science of meaning

Butt, D. G., 2015, The Bloomsbury companion to M. A. K. Halliday. Webster, J. J. (ed.). London ; New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 17-61 45 p. (Bloomsbury companions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Motivated selection in verbal art, 'verbal science', and psychotherapy: when many methods are at one

Butt, D. G., Henderson-Brooks, C., Moore, A., Meares, R., Haliburn, J., Korner, A. & Eyal, R., 2014, Developing systemic functional linguistics: theory and application. Yan, F. & Webster, J. J. (eds.). Sheffield: Equinox Publishing, p. 298-322 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Modelling behaviour semantically

Butt, D., Wegener, R. & Cassens, J., 2013, Modeling and Using Context - 8th International and Interdisciplinary Conference, CONTEXT 2013, Proceedings. Brézillon, P., Blackburn, P. & Dapoigny, R. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 8175. p. 343-349 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8175 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

The teleological illusion in linguistic ‘drift’: Choice and purpose in semantic evolution

Butt, D. G., Moore, A. & Tuckwell, K., 2013, Systemic Functional Linguistics: Exploring Choice. Fontaine, L., Bartlett, T. & O'Grady, G. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 37-55 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

Borderline personality disorder and the conversational model: a clinician's manual

Meares, R. (ed.), Bendit, N. (ed.), Haliburn, J. (ed.), Korner, A. (ed.), Meares, D. (ed.) & Butt, D. (ed.), 2012, New York: W. W. Norton & Company. 313 p. (Norton series on interpersonal neurobiology)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Critical differences between aviation and surgery

Cartmill, J., Butt, D., Phan-Tien, K-C. & Cartmill, T., 2012, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 82, Supplement 1, p. 157 1 p., SE03.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Discourse correlates of the therapeutic method and patient progress

Butt, D. G., Moore, A. & Henderson-Brooks, C., 2012, Borderline personality disorder and the conversational model: a clinician's manual. Meares, R., Bendit, N., Haliburn, J., Korner, A., Meares, D. & Butt, D. (eds.). New York: W. W. Norton & Company, p. 267-290 24 p. (Norton series on interpersonal neurobiology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Engineering the surgical imagination

Cartmill, J. A. & Butt, D., 7 May 2012, In : The Medical journal of Australia. 196, 8, p. 497 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The language of operative surgery

Cartmill, J. & Butt, D., 2012, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 82, Supplement 1, p. 151 1 p., PL03.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

5 Citations (Scopus)

Using functional grammar: an explorer's guide

Butt, D., Fahey, R., Feez, S. & Spinks, S., 2012, South Yarra, Vic.: Palgrave Macmillan. 401 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTextbook

2011

Forms of discourse, forms of knowledge: reading Bernstein

Hasan, R. & Butt, D., 2011, Language and education: learning and teaching in soceity. Hasan, R. & edited by Webster, J. J. (eds.). London ; Oakville: Equinox Publishing, p. 99-165 67 p. (Collected works of Ruqaiya Hasan).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The impact of the medical emergency team on the resuscitation practice of critical care nurses

Santiano, N., Young, L., Baramy, L. S., Cabrera, R., May, E., Wegener, R., Butt, D., Parr, M., Armstrong, K., Brillante, V., Brennan, K., Chan, C., Clare, M., Curley, L., Hedges, S., Murphy, J., Nicholson, M., Parker, S., Shunker, S. A., Stevenson, J. & 5 others, Twadell, N., Sanchez, D., Sutevski, V., Quach, M. & Whelan, M., Feb 2011, In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 20, 2, p. 115-120 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

The next layer of anatomy

Cartmill, J. & Butt, D., 2011, In : Pelviperineology. 30, 4, p. 121 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

2010

Ethical dilemma for surgical educators

Cartmill, J., Morgan, M., Eyers, A. & Butt, D., Apr 2010, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80, 4, p. 207-209 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Formulation, conversation and therapeutic engagement

Korner, A., Bendit, N., Ptok, U., Tuckwell, K. & Butt, D., 2010, In : Australasian Psychiatry. 18, 3, p. 214-220 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Grammar - the first covert operation of war

Butt, D., Lukin, A. & Matthiessen, M., 2010, Language and politics. Joseph, J. E. (ed.). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Vol. 2. (Major themes in English studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistic analysis of verbal and non-verbal communication in the operating room

Moore, A., Butt, D., Ellis-Clarke, J. & Cartmill, J., Dec 2010, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80, 12, p. 925-929 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

….“mysterious butterflies of the soul”? One linguistic perspective on the efficacy of meaning in the ‘mind-brain’ system

Butt, D., 2010, Proceedings of ISFC 35: voices around the world. Wu, C., Matthiessen, C. M. I. M. & Herke, M. (eds.). Sydney: The 35th ISFC Organizing Committee, Vol. 2. p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2009

Abstract tools and technologies of learning: an evolving partnership

Butt, D., Kobayashi, I. & Sasaki, M., 2009, Comparative information technology: languages, societies and the internet. Zajda, J. & Gibbs, D. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 11-31 21 p. (Globalisation comparative education and policy research; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Stylistic analysis: construing aesthetic organisation

Butt, D. G. & Lukin, A., 2009, Continuum companion to systemic functional linguistics. Halliday, M. A. K. & Webster, J. (eds.). London: Continuum International Publishing, p. 190-215 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Technique and empire in the poetry of Ee Tiang Hong

Butt, D. G., 2009, In : World Englishes. 28, 3, p. 365-393 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Start making sense: Systemic-functional linguistics and ambient intelligence

Wegener, R., Cassens, J. & Butt, D., 2008, In : Revue d'Intelligence Artificielle. 22, 5, p. 629-645 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The Robustness of realizational systems

Butt, D. G., 2008, Meaning in context: implementing intelligent applications of language studies. Webster, J. J. (ed.). Norfolk, UK: Continuum, p. 59-83

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Work of concepts: context and metafunction in the systemic functional model

Butt, D. & Wegener, R., 2008, Continuing discourse on language: a functional perspective. Vol 2. Hasan, R., Matthiessen, C. & Webster, J. (eds.). London, U.K.: Equinox Publishing, p. 589-618

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Whiteheadian and functional linguistics

Butt, D. G., 2008, Handbook of Whiteheadian process thought. Weber, M. & Desmond, W. (eds.). Frankfurt: Ontos, Vol. 2. p. 21-32 12 p. (Process thought; vol. 10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

Dissociation, Relatedness, and 'Cohesive Harmony': A linguistic measure of degrees of 'fragmentation'?

Butt, D., moore, A., henderson-brooks, C., Haliburn, J. & Meares, R., 2007, In : Linguistics and the human sciences. 3, 3, p. 263-293 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical teamwork: systemic functional linguistics and the analysis of verbal and non verbal meaning in surgery

Cartmill, J., Moore, A., Butt, D. & Squire, L., 2007, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 77, Suppl. 1, p. A79 1 p., SE10.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Thought experiments in verbal art: examples from Modernism

Butt, D., 2007, Language and verbal art revisited: linguistic approaches to the study of literature. Miller, D. R. & Turci, M. (eds.). London ; Oakville, CT: Equinox Publishing, p. 68-96 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006

Development of a communication aid to facilitate risk communication in consultations with unaffected women from high risk breast cancer families: A pilot study

Lobb, E. A., Butow, P. N., Moore, A., Barratt, A., Tucker, K., Gaff, C., Kirk, J., Dudding, T. & Butt, D., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 15, 5, p. 393-405 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Multimodal representations of remote past and projected futures: from human origins to genetic counselling

Butt, D. G., 2006, Multimodality: Towards the most efficient communications by humans. Amano, M. (ed.). Nagoya: Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University, p. 83-100 18 p. (21st century COE Program international conference series; no. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2005

A Case study of multi-stratal analysis

Matthiessen, C. M. I. M., Lukin, A., Butt, D., Cleirigh, C. & Nesbitt, C., 2005, In : Australian review of applied linguistics : series S. 19, p. 123-150 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A poetics of change

Meares, R., Butt, D., Henderson-Brooks, C. & Samir, H., Sep 2005, In : Psychoanalytic Dialogues. 15, 5, p. 661-680 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Citations (Scopus)

Method and imagination in Halliday's science of linguistics

Butt, D., 2005, Continuing discourse on language: a functional perspective. Hasan, R., Matthiessen, C. & Webster, J. (eds.). London, UK: Equinox Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 81-116 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2004

Developing ethical strategies to assist oncologists in seeking informed consent to cancer clinical trials

Brown, R. F., Butow, P. N., Butt, D. G., Moore, A. R. & Tattersall, M. H. N., Jan 2004, In : Social Science and Medicine. 58, 2, p. 379-390 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 Citations (Scopus)

Grammar - The first covert operation of war

Butt, D. G., Lukin, A. & Matthiessen, C. M. I. M., Mar 2004, In : Discourse and Society. 15, 2-3, p. 267-290 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Citations (Scopus)

How our meanings change: school contexts and semantic evolution

Butt, D. G., 2004, The Development of language: functional perspectives on species and individuals. Williams, G. & Lukin, A. (eds.). London: Continuum, p. 217-240 24 p. (Open linguistics series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interview with David G. Butt

Butt, D. & Meurer, J. L., 2004, In : Ilha do Desterro. 46, p. 255-279 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reporting war: grammar as 'covert operation'

Lukin, A., Butt, D. & Matthiessen, C., 2004, In : Pacific Journalism Review. 10, 1, p. 58-74 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003

Interdisciplinary principles of "textual" analysis: the matter and meaning of buildings

O'Toole, M. & Butt, D., 2003, Creation and practical use of language texts: proceedings of the second International conference Studies for the Integrated Text Science. Amano, M. (ed.). Nagoya, Japan: Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University, p. 23-29 7 p. (21st Century COE Program international conference series; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution