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Dr Ivan Yuen

BA Reading, MSc Edinburgh, PhD Edinburgh.

Ivan Yuen

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Office : 3.525
Phone : +612 2 9850 8707
email : ivan.yuen@mq.edu.au
Homepage : http://www.ling.mq.edu.au/cll/team.html

External Address

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

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Executive control and error monitoring of pronunciation during reading aloud in stuttering." Yuen, I., Badcock, N., Sowman, P., Ballard, K., & Izmaylova, T. ($13,555)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant Scheme (2016) "Bespoke headrest for the simultaneous recording of lingual and functional Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound data." Badcock, N., & Yuen, I. ($3,000)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2016) "The effort of self-monitoring for articulation errors during reading." Badcock, N., Yuen, I., Demuth, K., & McArthur, G. ($6,300)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2016) "Future proofing Macquarie’s Speech Perception Laboratory." Benders, T., Demuth, K., Cox, F., Sharma, M., Tsukuda, K., Proctor, M., Szakay, A., Yuen, I., Xu, N., Schmidt, E., Koring, L., Ma, W., & Kung, C. ($136,000)
  • 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

Periodicals

  • Holt, C.M., Yuen, I., & Demuth, K. (2017). Discourse strategies and the production of prosody by prelingually deaf adolescent cochlear implant users. Ear and Hearing, 38(2), e101-e108. doi:10.1097/AUD.0000000000000362
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2017). Planning of hiatus-breaking inserted 'r' in the speech of Australian English-speaking children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 826-835. doi:10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-16-0085
  • Holt, C.M., Demuth, K., & Yuen, I. (2016). The use of prosodic cues in sentence processing by prelingually deaf users of cochlear implants. Ear and Hearing, 37(4), e256-262. doi:10.1097/AUD.0000000000000253
  • Miles, K., Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2016). The prosodic licensing of coda consonants in early speech: Interactions with vowel length. Journal of Child Language, 43(2), 265-283. doi:10.1017/S0305000915000185
  • Yuen, I., Miles, K., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2015). The syllabic status of final consonants in early speech: A case study. Journal of Child Language, 42, 682-694. doi:10.1017/S0305000914000324
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2014). Three-year-olds' production of Australian English phonemic vowel length as a function of prosodic context. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(3), 1469–1479. doi:10.1121/1.4864292

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Yuen, I., Xu Rattanasone, N., Schmidt, E., Macdonald, G., Holt, R., & Demuth, K. (2016). Accentual lengthening in 5-year-old AusE-speaking children: Preliminary results. In C. Carignan, & M.D. Tyler (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (pp. 21). Sydney: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Assoc.
  • Schmidt, E., Post, B., Kung, C., Yuen, I., & Demuth, K. (2015). The effect of listener and speaker gender on the perception of rises in AusE. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: University of Glasgow.
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2015). Anticipatory planning of r-insertion in Australian English. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: University of Glasgow.
  • Yuen, I. (2014). An exploratory ultrasound study of unreleased plosive consonant sequence in Cantonese. In S. Fuchs, M. Grice, A. Hermes, L. Lancia, & D. Mucke (Eds.), Proceedings of 10th International Seminar on Speech Production (pp. 461-463). Cologne: 10th International Seminar on Speech Production Co.
  • Yuen, I., Xu Rattanasone, N., McDonald, G., Holt, R., & Demuth, K. (2014). Temporal planning in the production of Australian English compounds. In J. Hay, & E. Parnell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (pp. 142-145). Sydney: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Assoc.
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2012). Interaction of vowel length, utterance-position and accent in 3-year olds’ Australian English. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethorpe, J. Shaw, & I. Yuen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Speech Science and Technology Conference (pp. 17-20). Sydney: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Assoc.
  • Yuen, I., Demuth, K., & Johnson, M. (2011). Prosodic structure in child speech planning and production. In W.-S. Lee, & E. Zee (Ed.), International Congress of Phonetic Sciences XVII (pp. 2248-2251). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Marunda, N., Yuen, I., & Xu, N. (2016, November). Child Language Lab: Overview and ultrasound demonstration. Presentation given at the CCD High School Work Experience Program, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2016, August). Planning of hiatus breaking inserted 'r' in Australian English speaking children. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Yuen, I., Xu, N., & Kung, C. (2016, July). Introduction to the Language Lab. Presentation given at the CCD High School Work Experience Program, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Xu Rattanasone, N., Yuen, I., Schmidt, E., Holt, R., & Demuth, K. (2016, May). No jelly in jellybeans: 5-year-olds’ processing of compounds. Paper presented at the CCD Developing Mind Series: Developmental Perspectives on Language Processing Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Holt, C., Demuth, K., & Yuen, I. (2014, October). Processing prosodic cues to information structure by adolescents with cochlear implants. Poster session presented at the Hong Kong Speech & Hearing Symposium, Hong Kong.
  • Cortes, S., & Yuen, I. (2014, July). Normalisation of vowel length contrasts in different sentence positions. Poster session presented at the 13th International Workshop on Language Production, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Holt, C., Yuen, I., Rosson, D., & Demuth, K. (2014, July). Comparing the discourse use of prosody in adolescents with normal hearing and cochlear implants. Poster session presented at the 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon14), Tokyo, Japan.
  • Hussain, Q., & Yuen, I. (2014, July). Acoustic differentiation between coda retroflex and dental stops in Punjabi. Poster session presented at the 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon14), Tokyo, Japan.
  • Mathew, M.M., Yuen, I., Shattuck-Hufnagel, S., Ren, A., & Demuth, K. (2014, July). The development of co-speech gesture during parent-child discourse interactions. Poster session presented at the 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon14), Tokyo, Japan.
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2012, December). Interaction of vowel length, utterance-position and accent in 3-year olds’ Australian English. Paper presented at the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (SST), Sydney.
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2012, July). Phrase-final lengthening, focus and Australian-English vowel length contrast. Perspectives on Rhythm and Timing (PoRT). Presentation given at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.
  • Yuen, I., Demuth, K., & Davies, B. (2012, July). The quality and quantity of 2-year-olds' American English schwa. Poster session presented at the 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Yuen, I., Cox, F., & Demuth, K. (2012, April). Phonetic realisation of epenthetic /lateral flap/ in Australian English. Paper presented at the Social Side of Speech Workshop, University of Western Sydney, Sydney.
  • Yuen, I., Davies, B., & Demuth, K. (2012, April). Acquisition of reduced schwa vowels in 2-year-olds' speech. Poster session presented at the 39th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Sydney.
  • Davies, B., Yuen, I., & Demuth, K. (2011, December). The acquisition of schwa. Invited presentation given at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS), Canberra.
  • Miles, K., Demuth, K., Thorson, J., & Yuen, I. (2011, December). Exploring syllabification in early speech. Poster session presented at the Australian Linguistics Society Annual Conference, Canberra, Australia.
  • Yuen, I., Demuth, K. & Johnson, M. (2011, August). Prosodic structure in child speech planning and production. Paper presented at the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong.

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