Janet Fletcher is Professor of Phonetics in the School of Languages and Linguistics. She has held previous appointments at the University of Edinburgh, the Ohio State University, and Macquarie University.
Her research interests include phonetic theory, laboratory phonology, prosodic phonology, articulatory and acoustic modelling of prosodic effects in various languages. She is currently working on phonetic variation, and prosody, and intonation in Indigenous Australian languages. She is a member of the Research Unit for Indigenous Language in the School of Languages and Linguistics and is a Chief Investigator in the University of Melbourne node of the Centre of Excellence "Dynamics of Language".
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The secondary roles of amplitude and F0 in the perception of word-initial geminates in Kel..
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The Relationship Between Speech Production And Perception In Australian Language Speakers: Implications For Speech Development And Learning In Aboriginal Children
Chronic ear infection blights the life of at least 50% of Aboriginal Australians. In a vicious cycle that extends from generation to generat..
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The secondary roles of amplitude and F0 in the perception of word-initial geminates in Kelantan Malay
Mohd Hilmi Hamzah, Janet Fletcher, John Hajek
Conference Proceedings | 2019 | Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences
This study examines the extent to which amplitude and F0 play secondary roles in perceptually cueing the word-initial singleton/ge..
Non-durational acoustic correlates of word-initial consonant gemination in Kelantan Malay: The potential roles of amplitude and f0
MH Hamzah, J Hajek, J Fletcher
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of the International Phonetic Association
This study reports on non-durational acoustic correlates of typologically rare word-initial consonant gemination in Kelantan Malay..
Sociophonetic variablity of postvocalic /t/ in Aboriginal and mainstream Australian English
D Loakes, Kirsty McDougall, Joshua Clothier, John Hajek, Janet Fletcher
Conference Proceedings | 2018
This paper analyses post-vocalic /t/ variability in controlled speech across two groups, both L1 Aboriginal English and mainstream..
Prosodic effects on vowel spectra in three Australian languages
S Graetzer, J Fletcher, J Hajek
Conference Proceedings | 2014 | Proceedings of the International Conference on Speech Prosody
In this paper, the spectral properties of vowels in three Australian languages are examined with the aim of determining whether pr..
The Big Australian Speech Corpus (The Big ASC)
M Wagner, D Tran, R Togneri, P Rose, D Powers, M Onslow, DEL Loakes, T Lewis, T Kuratate, Y Kinoshita, N Kemp, S Ishihara, J Ingram, JTH Hajek, DBG Grayden, R Gocke, JF Fletcher, D Estival, J Epps, R Dale, et al.
Conference Proceedings | 2010 | Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology 2010
Acoustic analysis of the effects of 24 hours of sustained wakefulness
Adam P Vogel, Janet Fletcher, Paul Maruff
Conference Proceedings | 2010 | Speech Science and Technology 2010
The effect of 24 hours of sustained wakefulness on the speech of healthy adults is poorly documented. Therefore, speech samples we..
A Blueprint for a Comprehensive Australian English Auditory-Visual Speech Corpus
D Burnham, E Ambikairajah, J Arciuli, M Bennamoun, CT Best, S BIRD, AR Butcher, S Cassidy, G Chetty, FM Cox, A Cutler, R Dale, JR Epps, J FLETCHER, R Goecke, D GRAYDEN, J HAJEK, JC Ingram, S Ishihara, N Kemp, et al.
Conference Proceedings | 2009 | Selected Proceedings of the 2008 HCSNet Workshop on Designing the Australian National Corpus: Mustering Languages
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
2013 Dyason Fellowship
FAHA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities
Professor Of Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
Languages And Linguistics
Association for Laboratory Phonology
Member Of Council
International Phonetic Association
Australian Speech Science and Technology Association
Acoustical Society of America
Doctor of Philosophy
The University of Reading
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
The University of Queensland