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Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP190101490 [ 2019 - 2023 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP190101490]

Researchers Prof Lyndsey Nickels; Dr Britta Biedermann; Dr Joana Cholin; Prof Gary Dell

Brief description This project aims to understand in more detail how bilinguals can accurately speak in both their languages. Speaking is a complex skill, particularly if you have two languages to choose from, which will be true for over half of Australia’s population by 2025. This project aims to investigate the factors that influence speech production in both monolinguals and bilinguals including those with language impairment, and develop a better bilingual theory. The benefit of this new theory will be to provide a clear basis for diagnosis and treatment for children in bilingual households who have problems learning to speak, and for bilingual people with language problems after a stroke or dementia.

Funding Amount $331,342

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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