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Department of Cognitive Science

Inga Hameister

Inga Hameister

PhD Student

Contact Details

Office : 3.814
Fax : +61 2 9850 6059
email : inga.hameister@students.mq.edu.au

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Thesis Details

Conceptualisation in stroke-induced and primary progressive aphasia.

  • Scholarship : iMQRES
  • Workload : full time
  • Supervisors : Professor Lyndsey Nickels and Professor Roelien Bastiaanse (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Awards

  • Macquarie University, Department of Cognitive Science Postgraduate Research Grant - Commendation (2016), Hameister, I.
  • CCD Annual Workshop Highly Commended Poster Award (2015), Hameister, I.
  • Dean’s Commendation Certificate, Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2011), Hameister, I.

Grants Awarded

  • Macquarie University Cognitive Science Postgraduate Research Grant (CPG) (2016) "Conceptualisation in stroke-induced and primary progressive aphasia.” Hameister, I. ($3,473)
  • Macquarie University Cognitive Science Postgraduate Research Grant (CPG) (2015) “Conceptualisation in stroke-induced and primary progressive aphasia.” Hameister, I. ($2,307)
  • Travel Grant from the German Speech Pathology Association (2015) “CIAT basierte Sprachtherapie bei Patienten mit nicht-flüssiger primär progressive Aphasie.” (500€) Hameister, I., Abel, S., Nickels, L., & Croot, K. ($730)
  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training Endeavour Research Fellowship (2013) “Constraint induced aphasia therapy in the non-fluent variant of primary progressive aphasia.” Hameister, I. ($23,500)

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Hameister, I., Nickels, L., Abel, S., & Croot, K. (2017). "Do you have mowing the lawn”: Improvements in word retrieval and grammar following constraint induced language therapy in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 31(3), 308-331. doi:10.1080/02687038.2016.1197558
  • Croot, K., Taylor, C., Abel, S., Jones, K., Krein, L., Hameister, I., Ruggero, L., & Nickels, L. (2015). Measuring gains in connected speech following treatment for word retrieval: A study with two participants with primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 29(11), 1265-1288. doi:10.1080/02687038.2014.975181

Published Abstracts

  • Hameister, I., & Nickels, L. (2016). The cat in the tree: What picture descriptions tell us about event-processing deficits in stroke-induced aphasia [Abstract]. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie, 21(Suppl. 1), 133-135. [Link]
  • Hameister, I., & Nickels, L. (2016). Why did the cat get up the tree? What picture descriptions can tell us about conceptualisation deficits in aphasia [Abstract]. Frontiers in Psychology Conference Abstract: 54th Annual Academy of Aphasia Meeting. doi:10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00063

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Murteira, A., & Hameister, I. (2017, April). When language breaks down. Presentation given at the MQ in a Day, Macquarie University.
  • Hameister, I. (2017, February). Word retrieval difficulties and conceptualisation: Evidence from healthy subjects. Colloquium at the IDEALAB Winter School, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Hameister, I. (2017, February). I think before I speak? Colloquium at the 3 Minute Thesis Competition, IDEALAB Winter School, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Hameister, I., & Nickels, L. (2016, October). Why did the cat get up the tree? What picture descriptions can tell us about conceptualisation deficits in aphasia. Poster session presented at the 54th Annual Academy of Aphasia Meeting, Llandudno, UK.
  • Hameister, I., & Nickels, L. (2016, September). The cat in the tree: What picture descriptions tell us about event-processing deficits in stroke-induced aphasia. Paper presented at the 17th Science of Aphasia Conference, Venice, Italy.
  • Hameister, I., & Nickels, L. (2016, August). Why did the cat get up the tree? What picture descriptions can tell us about conceptualisation deficits in aphasia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Hameister, I. (2016, July). Aphasia. Presentation given at the CCD High School Work Experience Program, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Hameister, I. (2016, February). Conceptualisation deficits in post-stroke and primary progressive aphasia. Colloquium at the IDEALAB Winter School, University of Trento, Italy.
  • Hameister, I., Abel, S., Nickels, L., & Croot, K. (2015, November). Constraint Induced Aphasia Therapy in the Non-fluent variant of primary progressive aphasia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Hameister, I., Abel, S., Nickels, L. & Croot, K. (2015, February). Constraint induced aphasia therapy in the non-fluent variant of Primary Progressive Aphasia. Poster session presented at the 33rd European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, Italy.
  • Hameister, I. (2014, June). Recent research in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Presentation given at the Optimal Speech Pathology Australia, Sydney.

Further Information

Seminars

Who is Visiting

Contact Details

Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au