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Katherine Demuth is a Professor in Linguistics and at the Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS) at Macquarie University, and a Director of the Child Language Lab. She is also a member of the Centre of Excellence for Cognition and its Disorders (CCD). Demuth's research focuses on Language Acquisition, including studies of both perception and production. She is especially interested in the development of phonological, morphological and syntactic representations, in both typically developing and language-impaired children and L2 learners. Much of her work is crosslinguistic, using insights from the structure of different languages to better understand the mechanisms underlying the process of language acquisition. She was awarded an ARC Laureate Fellowship 2013 award ($2.8 million) for research on child language acquisition, one of 17 awards for science in Australia. 

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Projects 2011 2018

Centre of Excellence for the Developing Mind

Castles, A., Hayes, B. K., Slaughter, V., de Rosnay, M., Melhuish, T., Burnham, D., Demuth, K., Suddendorf, T., Crain, S., Herbert, J., Johnson, M., Jones, C., Keller, P., McArthur, G., Navarro, D., Nielsen, M. & Richmond, J.

1/01/1831/12/18

Project: Other

Learning to Talk, Talking to Learn: Effects of an early childhood language program in remote Northern Territory indigenous communities

Sharma, M., Jones, C., Escudero, P., Mattock, K., Rosas, L., Everitt, P., Taumoepeau, M., Demuth, K., McMahon, C., Spiers, I., Wing, R. & Demosthenous, S.

22/04/15 → …

Project: Research

Neural and behavioural evidence for children's learning of grammatical morphology

Demuth, K., PhD Contribution (ARC), P. C. (., PhD Contribution (ARC) 2, P. C. (. 2., MQRES, M., MQRES (International), M. (., MQRES 3 (International), M. 3. & Holt, R.

29/06/14 → …

Project: Research

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Research Output 1979 2018

A program to respond to otitis media in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: a qualitative investigation of parent perspectives

Jones, C., Sharma, M., Harkus, S., McMahon, C., Taumoepeau, M., Demuth, K., Mattock, K., Rosas, L., Wing, R., Pawar, S. & Hampshire, A. 6 Mar 2018 In : BMC Pediatrics. 18, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 99

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Health Education
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Accidental Falls
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infant
Violations
Subject-verb Agreement

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.

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