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Department of Cognitive Science

Cogntive Science Alumni

Jeanette McGregor

Thesis Details

High rising tunes in Australian english.

The use of High Rising Tunes is often claimed as a particularly characteristic feature of Australian English. The thesis examines both the phonetic and phonological features of Australian English, and examines the discourse context of tune choice.

  • Type: PhD
  • Scholarship : RAACE
  • Supervisors : Prof. Max Coltheart (Internal) Prof. Jonathan Harrington (External) Dr. Sallyanne Palethorpe and Dr Janet Fletcher (External).