Research / Projects

  • Dallaston, K., Docherty, G. (2020). The quantitative prevalence of creaky voice (vocal fry) in varieties of English: A systematic review of the literature. PLoS ONE 15(3): e0229960. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0229960
  • Rumbach, A. F., Dallaston, K., & Hill, A. E. (2020). Student perceptions of factors that influence clinical competency in voice. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2020.1737733
  • Dallaston, K., & Docherty, G. (2019, August). Estimating the prevalence of creaky voice: a fundamental frequency-based approach. Paper presented at the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), Melbourne, Australia.
  • Dallaston, K., & Docherty, G. (2019, June). Vocal fry in vocally-healthy speakers: What does the evidence say? e-Poster presented at the Speech Pathology Australia and New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association Joint Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Docherty, G. & Dallaston, K. (2018, September). Putting the accent on belonging: unpacking the social-indexical dimensions of speech. Paper to be presented at Language, Culture and BELONGING Symposium (LCBS2018), Brisbane, Australia.
  • Dallaston, K. (2018, July). The variable prevalence of creaky voice in spoken English: A quantitative systematic review of the literature. Paper presented at the Second Workshop on Sociophonetic Variability in the English Varieties of Australia (SocioPhonAus), Brisbane, Australia.
  • Dallaston, K., & Docherty, G. (2018, February). Towards an acoustic method for quantifying variability in creaky voice in Australian English. Paper presented at NWAV-AP5, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Dallaston, K., & Docherty, G. (2017, December). Sociophonetic variation in the prevalence of creaky phonation in the speech of young adults from two capital cities in Australia. Paper presented at Language Variation and Change (LVC-A3), Sydney, Australia.
  • Dallaston, K., & Rumbach, A. F. (2016). Vocal performance of group fitness instructors before and after instruction: Changes in acoustic measures and self-ratings. Journal of Voice, 30(1), 127.e1-127.e8

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