The ELVS team

ELVS is a longitudinal study of language development in Victorian children funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

The study has been approved by the Royal Children's Hospital Ethics Committee and the Human Ethics in Research Committee at La Trobe University.

The study is based at The Royal Children's Hospital and the researchers are from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, La Trobe University, the University of Melbourne, Macquarie University and the University of Sydney. The team includes speech pathologists, a paediatrician, psychologists, linguists, researchers, biostatisticians and an epidemiologist.

 

The ELVS team

  • Professor Edith Bavin - Psychological Science (La Trobe University)
  • Dr Susan Block - Honorary Fellow Hearing, Language and Literacy; Speech Pathologist (La Trobe University)
  • Dr Lesley Bretherton - Psychologist (The Royal Children's Hospital)
  • Amanda Brignell – Speech Pathologist and PhD scholar (University of Melbourne)
  • Petrea Cahir - Speech Pathologist and Research Assistant (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Professor Anne Castles - Psychologist (Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, NSW)
  • Eileen Cini - Research Assistant (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Associate Professor Lisa Gold - Honorary Research Fellow, Hearing Language and Literacy (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne)
  • Dr Elaina Kefalianos -Speech Pathologist (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Jessica Matov - Speech Pathologist and PhD scholar (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
  • Dr Cristina McKean – Speech Pathologist and Post Doctorate Fellow, Hearing Language and Literacy (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Newcastle University)
  • Associate Professor Jenni Oates - Speech Pathologist, (La Trobe University)
  • Professor Mark Onslow - Australian Stuttering Research Centre (University of Sydney)
  • Dr Ann Packman - Australian Stuttering Research Centre (University of Sydney)
  • Lauren Pigdon - Research Assistant (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Professor Margot Prior - Psychologist (University of Melbourne)
  • Kylie Smith - Speech Pathologist and Research Assistant, PhD scholar (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Samantha Turner - Research Assistant (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)
  • Dr Particia Eadie - Honorary Fellow (Murdoch Children's Research Institute), Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology (University of Melbourne)
  • Sandra Novakovic - Research Assistant (Murdoch Children's Research Institute)