Dr Gavin Austin


Dr Gavin Austin
NameDr Gavin Austin
Email Addressgavin.austin@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleLecturer (Linguistics)
QualificationsBA Sydney, MLitt Sydney, PhD UNE
DepartmentSchool of Health and Medical Sciences
AffiliationsCentre for Health Research
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6001-1981
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Biography

My main area of research is second language acquisition, though I also have expertise in general linguistics and research methods. I teach general linguistics, and cultural and linguistic diversity, in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) program at the University of Southern Queensland. In addition to lecturing at tertiary level, I have worked as an English language instructor in Japan and Australia, and as an IELTS examiner.

Expertise

statistical analysis: generalised linear models, Bayesian statistics, multivariate analysis

statistics programming: R, Python

statistics software: SPSS

experimental design: PsychoPy3

survey research: formr

Teaching

SPH1200 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Global Citizenship

SPH2100 Linguistics for Speech Pathology

Fields of Research

  • 470306. English as a second language
  • 470401. Applied linguistics and educational linguistics
  • 470404. Corpus linguistics
  • 470409. Linguistic structures (incl. phonology, morphology and syntax)
  • 470410. Phonetics and speech science
  • 470411. Sociolinguistics
  • 470530. Stylistics and textual analysis

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australian Linguistic Society
Centre for Health Research (CHR), University of Southern Queensland
BA
Sydney
1996
MLitt
Sydney
1997
PhD
UNE
2014

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Understanding Social-Emotional Wellbeing and Language Development Across Early Childhood: Patterns of Strengths and Challenges, and the Impact of Psychosocial FactorsAssociate SupervisorMasters2023
The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Second Language Acquisition: Persian Learners of EnglishPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Distance effects in L2 Arabic agreement inflectionPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2020
The production of inflectional /s/ by Arabic learners of EnglishPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Seeking information in a medical setting: Vietnamese doctor-patient interactionAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2012Learning and Teaching Incentive AwardSchool of Education, University of Southern Queensland
2016School-Specific Publication Excellence Awards: First prize School of Education, University of Southern Queensland

Depression and thoughts of self-harm or suicide among gender and sexually diverse people in a regional Australian community

Phillips, Tania M., Austin, Gavin, Sanders, Tait, Martin, Margaret, Hudson, Jacqueline, Fort, Alexandra, Excell, Tarra, Mullens, Amy B. and Bromdal, Annette. 2024. "Depression and thoughts of self-harm or suicide among gender and sexually diverse people in a regional Australian community." Health Promotion Journal of Australia. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpja.855

Affect and conation in second language learning: Survey data from Ukrainian learners of English

Austin, Gavin and Yanovych, Andriy. 2024. "Affect and conation in second language learning: Survey data from Ukrainian learners of English ." Data in Brief. 53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2024.110090

Doctor Repeats of Patient Responses in Vietnamese Medical Consultations

Nguyen, Hương Thị Linh and Austin, Gavin. 2023. "Doctor Repeats of Patient Responses in Vietnamese Medical Consultations." Theory and Practice in Language Studies. 13 (4), pp. 809-821. https://doi.org/10.17507/tpls.1304.01

An Asymmetry in the Spoken Production of Number Agreement in Second Language English: Adjacency or Locality?

Austin, Gavin, Nguyen, Huong Thi Linh and Nguyen, Huong Thi Thu. 2023. "An Asymmetry in the Spoken Production of Number Agreement in Second Language English: Adjacency or Locality?" GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies. 23 (1), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org//10.17576/gema-2023-2301-01

Prosodic transfer across constructions and domains in L2 inflectional morphology

Austin, Gavin, Chang, Heejin, Kim, Nayoung and Daly, Eoin. 2022. "Prosodic transfer across constructions and domains in L2 inflectional morphology." Linguistic approaches to bilingualism. 12 (5), pp. 657-686. https://doi.org/10.1075/lab.19076.aus

Introduction [to Stimulating languages and learning: global perspectives and community engagement]

Austin, Gavin and O'Neill, Shirley. 2020. "Introduction [to Stimulating languages and learning: global perspectives and community engagement]." Austin, Gavin and O'Neill, Shirley (ed.) Stimulating languages and learning: global perspectives and community engagement. Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States. Deep Education Press. pp. 9-10

Stimulating languages and learning: global perspectives and community engagement

Austin, Gavin and O'Neill, Shirley. 2020. Stimulating languages and learning: global perspectives and community engagement. Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States. Deep Education Press.

On invoking third parties in Vietnamese medical communication

Nguyen, Huong Thi Linh and Austin, Gavin. 2018. "On invoking third parties in Vietnamese medical communication." Theory and Practice in Language Studies. 8 (7), pp. 713-725. https://doi.org/10.17507/tpls.0807.01

Follow-up visits in doctor-patient communication: the Vietnamese case

Nguyen, Huong and Austin, Gavin. 2018. "Follow-up visits in doctor-patient communication: the Vietnamese case." International Journal of Society, Culture & Language. 6 (1), pp. 18-30.

Eliciting patients’ health concerns in consulting rooms and wards in Vietnamese public hospitals

Nguyen, Huong Thi Linh, Austin, Gavin, Chau, Dung Duc, Nguyen, Hien Quang, Nguyen, Khanh Hoang Bao and Duong, Manh The. 2018. "Eliciting patients’ health concerns in consulting rooms and wards in Vietnamese public hospitals." International Journal Of Applied Linguistics and English Literature. 7 (2), pp. 121-133. https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.7n.2p.121

Treatment recommendation in Vietnamese medical consultations

Nguyen, Huong Thi Linh, Austin, Gavin and Chau, Dung Duc. 2018. "Treatment recommendation in Vietnamese medical consultations." People: International Journal of Social Sciences. 3 (3), pp. 1010-1027. https://doi.org/10.20319/pijss.2018.33.10101027

Structural competition in second language production: towards a constraint-satisfaction model

Austin, Gavin, Pongpairoj, Nattama and Trenkic, Danijela. 2015. "Structural competition in second language production: towards a constraint-satisfaction model." Language Learning: a journal of research in language studies. 65 (3), pp. 689-722. https://doi.org/10.1111/lang.12108