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Professor Felicity Cox is a member of the Centre for Language Sciences in the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University. In 2018 she was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship for the project Multicultural Australian English: The New Voice of Sydney and an ARC Discovery project grant with Professor Jonathan Harrington (IPS Munich) for the project Child Language, Community Diversity and the Emergence of Sound Change. She has 30 years’ experience in teaching and research in phonetics and phonology and is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on the Australian English accent. She has published extensively on the phonetic characteristics of the variety with a particular focus on its history, evolution and variation. Her main research interests include the phonetic and phonological analysis of sound change, the acquisition of phonology, and sociophonetics. She is the President of the Australian Speech Science and Technology Association, and a member of the International Phonetic Association and the Australian Linguistic Society. 

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Projects 2006 2023

Children's speech, community diversity and the emergence of sound change

Cox, F. & Harrington, J.

20/06/1919/06/22

Project: Research

AusKidTalk: An Australian Children's Speech Corpus

Ahmed, B., Ballard, K. J., Burnham, D. K., Epps, J. R., Cox, F., Sethu, V., Demuth, K., Arciuli, J., Kelly, B., Diskin, C., Benders, A., Beng Lee, C., Ambikairajah, E. & Baker, E.

1/01/1931/12/19

Project: Research

Sound Change in Australian English

Cox, F.

31/07/17 → …

Project: Research

Research Outputs 1986 2019

Can kiwis and koalas as cultural primes induce perceptual bias in Australian English speaking listeners?

Walker, M., Szakay, A. & Cox, F., 9 Apr 2019, In : Laboratory phonology. 10, 1, p. 1-29 29 p., 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
toys
hay
traps

Glottalisation of word-final stops in Australian English unstressed syllables

Penney, J., Cox, F. & Szakay, A., 16 Apr 2019, In : Journal of the International Phonetic Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cues
dialect
Research
Australian English
Glottalization

Lingual configuration of Australian English /l/

Szalay, T., Benders, T., Cox, F. & Proctor, M., 2019, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Calhoun, S., Escudero, P., Tabain, M. & Warren, P. (eds.). Canberra: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association (ASSTA), p. 2816-2820 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
coda
co-ordination

Perception of coda voicing: glottalisation, vowel duration, and silence

Penney, J., Cox, F. & Szakay, A., 2019, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences: ICPhS2019. Calhoun, S., Escudero, P., Tabain, M. & Warren, P. (eds.). Canberra: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association (ASSTA), p. 1863-1867 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
listener

An introduction to language

Fromkin, V., Rodman, R., Hyams, N., Amberber, M., Cox, F. & Thornton, R., 2018, 9th ed. South Melbourne, Vic.: Cengage Learning. 610 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTextbookResearch

language
student
learning objective
phonetics
syntax