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Felicity Cox is Associate Professor in 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. She is the Department's Director of Undergraduate Studies and convenor of the Bachelor of Speech Hearing and Language Sciences program. 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 a member of the International Phonetic Association, the Australian Speech Science and Technology Association (elected Secretary) and the Australian Linguistic Society. 

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Projects 2006 2023

Sound Change in Australian English

Cox, F.

31/07/17 → …

Project: Research

Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS)

Thornton, R., Crain, S., Peters, P., Cupples, L., Johnston, T., Nickels, L., McMahon, C., Johnson, M., Armstrong, B., Cox, F., Harrison, R., Mannell, R., Napier, J., Newall, P., Rieschild, V., Slatyer, H., Tent, J., Lising, J., Mollering, M., Winchester-Seeto, T., Jensen, B., Palethorpe, S. & Tesan, G.

1/07/07 → …

Project: Research

Appointments and Schedules
Language

Phonetics Laboratory Research Facilities

Halbert, C., Proctor, M., Cox, F., Demuth, K., Cupples, L., Harrison, R., Sharma, M., Mannell, R., Yuen, I., Xu, N., Schmidt, E., Kung, C., Nickels, L., Johnson, B., Palethorpe, S., Sowman, P., Kinoshita, S., Tsukada, K. & Biedermann, B.

1/01/1531/12/15

Project: Research

Online phonetic transcription application

Cox, F.

1/07/1431/12/14

Project: Research

Research Output 1986 2018

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/ReportTextbook

language
student
learning objective
phonetics
syntax

Glottalisation as a cue to coda consonant voicing in Australian English

Penney, J., Cox, F., Miles, K. & Palethorpe, S. 1 Jan 2018 In : Journal of Phonetics. 66, p. 161-184 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
weighting
compromise
age group
incidence

Non-native Japanese learner's perception of consonant length in Italian and Japanese

Tsukada, K., Cox, F., Hajek, J. & Hirata, Y. 2018 In : Second Language Research. 34, 2, p. 179– 200 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foreign language
Group
language
Italian language
phonetics

Prosodic effects on the planning of inserted /ɹ/ in Australian English

Yuen, I., Cox, F. & Demuth, K. 1 Jul 2018 In : Journal of Phonetics. 69, p. 29-42 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foot
planning
Dogs
phonetics
acoustics

Weighting of coda voicing cues: glottalisation and vowel duration

Penney, J., Cox, F. & Szakay, A. 2018 INTERSPEECH 2018: proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. Baixas, France: International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), p. 1422-1426 5 p. 1677. (Interspeech)

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

Open Access
Cues
Research