Grants

External grants - current

Investigators Title Funded by Amount

Kevin Watson
Jen Hay
Lynn Clark

Towards an improved theory of language change: Understanding the covariation of linguistic variables within and across speakers

Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $635,000
2018-2021
Jen Hay How experience shapes words and words shape grammar Royal Society of NZ James Cook Research Fellowship $220,000
2016-2018

Lynn Clark
Jen Hay
Kevin Watson

What is the Southland accent? Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $530,000
2017-2019
Jen Hay
Jeanette King
Janet Pierrehumbert
Statistical learning with and without a lexicon Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $767,000
2016-2019
Megan McAuliffe Randomized controlled trial of hearing aids to improve cognition in older New Zealanders Health Research Council of NZ $315,000
2017-2020
Catherine Theys Phonological processing difficulties in late-talkiung children: Exploring neurophysiological markers Neurological Foundation of NZ $11,350
2018
Catherine Theys Unraveling the neural mechanisms of speech production: Insights from EEG and fMRI in people who stutter Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $300,000
2015-2018
 Greg O'Beirne  Intraoperative monitoring: In vestibular schwannoma, middle-ear, and cochlear implant surgery Oticon Foundation $320,000
2015-2018
       

Completed external grants

Investigators Title Funded by Amount
Megan McAuliffe
Donal Sinex
Understanding how listeners comprehend distorted speech  Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $544,000
2014-2017
Lynn Clark Recency effects in spoken New Zealand English  Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $300,000
2014-2017
Jen Hay
Janet Pierrehumbert
Creativity and cooperation in the dynamics of the lexicon: from lexis to logos  John Templeton Foundation (USA) $1,261,000
2013-2017
Jen Hay Episodic word memory  Rutherford Discovery, Royal Society of NZ $1,000,000
2011-2017
Donald Derrick
Jen Hay
Greg O'Beirne
Scott Lloyd
Aero-tactile enhancement of speech perception Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation $1,482,000
2012-2017
Donald Derrick Saving energy vs making yourself understood during speech production Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $300,000
2013-2016
Megan McAuliffe
Julie Liss
Visar Berisha
A web-based platform for cross-linguistic research in Dysarthric speech National Institues of Health (USA) $200,000
2015-2016
Jen Hay
Cathi Best
Gerry Docherty
Paul Foulkes
Bronwen Evans
Jason Shaw
You came TO DIE?! Perceptual adaptation to regional accents as a new lens on the puzzle of spoken word recognition Australian Research Council $110,000
2012-2015
Thomas Klee
Stephanie Stokes
Catherine Moran
Early factors in childhood communication disorders Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $730,000
2011 - 2015
Catherine Theys Upgrade to the EEG BioSemi system Lotteries Health Research Committee $25,000 in 2014
Dean Sutherland
Jeff Sigafoos
Communication intervention for children with Autism Royal Society of NZ Marsden Fund $885,000
2011-2015
Stephanie Stokes
Thomas Klee
Catherine Moran
Megan McAuliffe
Neurophysiological correlates of human behaviour Lotteries Health Research Committee $94,000 in 2012
Joan Bresnan
Marilyn Ford
Jen Hay
Anette Rosenbach
Benedikt Szmrecsányi
Sali Tagliamonte
The development of syntactic alternations National Science Foundation (USA) $275,000 USD
Jen Hay

 

The Phonetics of the Good Old Days: Investigating the Role of Topic and Emotional Affect in Speech Perception and Prodiction Royal Society of New Zealand - Marsden Fund  
Megan McAuliffe
Tim Anderson
Factors Influencing Older Listeners' Comprehension of Dysarthric Speech Health Research Council of New Zealand  
Megan McAuliffe
Catherine Moran
Tim Anderson
Factors Influencing Older Listeners’ Comprehension of Disordered Speech Associated with Parkinson’s Disease Neurological Foundation of New Zealand