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Dr Robert Mannell

BSc UNSW, BA UTS, BA Macq, PhD Macq.

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Office : 3.718
Phone : +61 2 9850 8771
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External Address

Department of Linguistics
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

Recent External Appointments

  • Project Leader, Hearing CRC Project "Improved Pitch Processing in Humans" [R2.3.3]. (2007 - 2014)

Recent Grants Awarded

  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2015) "Phonetics laboratory research facilities." Proctor, M., Cox, F., Demuth, K., Cupples, L., Harrison, E., Sharma, M., Mannell, R., Yuen, I., Xu, N., Schmidt, E., Kung, C., Nickels, L., Johnson, B., Palethorpe, S., Biedermann, B., Sowman, P., Kinoshita, S., & Tsukada, K. ($88,650)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant (2014) "Speech studio equipment." Cox, F., Proctor, M., Demuth, K., Crain, S., Xu, N., Slatyer, H., Kruger, J.-L., Mannell, R., Yuen, I., Palethorpe, S., McMahon, C., Barnes, S., Thornton, R., Cupples, L., & Sharma M. ($9,980)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2014) "Articulograph for speech research." Proctor, M., Biedermann, B., Cox, F., Cupples, L., Demuth, K., Harrison, E., Johnson, B., Kinoshita, S., Lin, S., Mannell, R., Nickels, L., Palethorpe, S., Sharma, M., Sowman, P., Thompson, B., Tsukada, K., Yuen, I., & Xu, N. ($75,915)

Selected Publications


  • Cassidy, S., Cox, F., Mannell, R., & Palethorpe, S. (Eds.). (2004). Proceedings of the 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology. (CD ed.). Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.


  • Marimuthu, V., Swanson, B.A., & Mannell, R. (2016). Cochlear implant rate pitch and melody perception as a function of place and number of electrodes. Trends in Hearing, 20, 1-20. doi:10.1177/2331216516643085
  • Hirozane, Y., & Mannell, R. (2013). Effects of rhythm on English rate perception by Japanese and English speakers. The Phonetician, 107-108, 21-34.
  • Wang, S., Liu, B., Zhang, H., Dong, R., Mannell, R., Newall, P., Chen, X., Qi, B., Zhang, L., & Han, D. (2013). Mandarin lexical tone recognition in sensorineural hearing-impaired listeners and cochlear implant users. Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 133(1), 47-54.
  • Wang, S., Mannell, R., Newell, P., Lui, B., Zhang, H., & Han, D. (2012). Roles of spectral cues in Mandarin tone perception for sensorineural hearing-impaired patients. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi (Chinese Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery), 46(2), 164-167.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Sengar, A., & Mannell, R. (2012, December). A preliminary study of Hindi intonation. Paper presented at the 14th International Australasian Conference on Speech Science and Technology (SST), Sydney.

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