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PROF Angela Morgan


  • (Paediatrics, child development)
  • Genetics



  • Angela is Director of Research and Teaching in Speech Pathology at The University of Melbourne. She is also Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Neuroscience of Speech across The University of Melbourne and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Childrens Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. She has over 15 years of clinical and research experience in paediatric rehabilitation in Australia and the United Kingdom (UK). She gained an international view of paediatric rehabilitation during her post at the Institute of Child Health University College London conjointly with The Childrens Trust Rehabilitation Centre in the UK. Her current Australian-based NHMRC research program consists of two streams: i) a clinical-research stream focused on rehabilitation of children with acquired brain injury, and ii) a neuroscience stream focused on the neurobiological basis of swallowing and communication disorders in childhood.   


Selected publications



Education and training

  • Phd (Speech), The University of Queensland 2003
  • BSpPath (Aud Hons), The University of Queensland 1997

Awards and honors

  • National Health and Medical Research Council Achievement Award, National Health and Medical Research Council, 2010
  • Victorian Young Tall Poppy Award, Australian Institute of Policy and Science, 2010
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, University of Queensland, 1998
  • University of Queensland Medal, University of Queensland, 1997
  • Harold Mitchell International Travelling Fellowship, University of Queensland, 1997
  • Speech Pathology Australia, Speech Pathology Australia, 1997
  • Dean of Medical Faculty award, University of Queensland, 1994
  • Undergraduate Scholarship, Tasmanian Department of Education, Employment and Training, 1993



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • A/Prof Angela Morgan heads the Centre for Neuroscience of Speech :

    Honors, Masters and PhD research projects are available in the Neurobiological bases of paediatric communication disorders