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Professor WEEKES, Brendan

Personal Particulars

Professor WEEKES, Brendan

BA(Hons) Melbourne, MClinPsy (Macquarie), PhD (Macquarie)

Chair Professor

Director of the Laboratory for Communication Science, which houses EEG and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation equipment available for collaborative research and clinical application.

Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences

Tel: (852) 2241 5986

Location: Room 808, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

Communication Disorders and Science, Cognitive Neuroscience EEG, fNIRS, MRI, rTMS, Healthy Ageing and Mental Health, Multilingualism, Science of Learning

Awards
  1. 2015-04-01: Professorial Fellow: School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne
  2. 2013-06-01: Outstanding Researcher Award: Faculty of Education
  3. 2013-05-01: Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award (Team Award): Faculty of Education
  4. 2013-02-01: Faculty Outstanding Young Researcher Award: Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong
  5. 2013-02-01: Word Imageability and N400 in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (HK$30,000): Faculty Research Fund (FRF), Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong
Projects
Principal investigator
  1. 2012/2013: Learning Expert Words, General Research Fund (GRF) ($359,700)
Publications
Articles
  1. Weekes, BS. (2020). Aphasia in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias (ADOD): Evidence From Chinese. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias.
  2. Shendyapina, M., Su, IF., Weekes, B. (2020). Cognitive assessment and rehabilitation tools for stroke and dementia: An online survey of Russian speaking clinicians. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult.
  3. Ramanujan, K., Weekes, BS. (2020). Predictors of lexical retrieval in Hindi–English bilingual speakers. Bilingualism: language and cognition.
  4. Weekes, BS. (2019). A diffusion model approach to analyzing performance on the Flanker task: The role of the DLPFC. Bilingualism: language and cognition.
  5. Del Maschio , N., Sulpizio , S., Fedeli , D., Ramanujan , K., Ding , G., Weekes, BS., Cachia , A., Abutalebi , J. (2019). ACC Sulcal Patterns and Their Modulation on Cognitive Control Efficiency Across Lifespan: A Neuroanatomical Study on Bilinguals and Monolinguals. Cerebral Cortex.
  6. Ong, G., McKague, Meredith., Weekes, BS., Sewell, DK. (2019). Diffusing the bilingual lexicon: Task-based and lexical components of language switch costs. Cognitive Psychology.
  7. Parris, BA., Sharma, D., Weekes, BSH., Momenian, M., Augustinova, M., Ferrand, L. (2019). Response Modality and the Stroop Task: Are There Phonological Stroop Effects With Manual Responses?. Experimental Psychology.
  8. Kuzmina, Ekaterina., Goral, M., Norvik, M., Weekes, BS. (2019). What Influences Language Impairment in Bilingual Aphasia? A Meta-Analytic Review. Frontiers in Psychology.
  9. Borsa, VM., Perania, D., Della Rosa, PA., Videsott, G., Guidi, L., Weekes, BS., Franceschini, R., Abutalebi, J. (2018). Bilingualism and healthy aging: Aging effects and neural maintenance. Neuropsychologia.
  10. Kong, APH., Chan, J., Lau, JKL., Humphreys, GW., Bickerton, LW., Weekes, BS. (2018). Developing a Cantonese version of Birmingham Cognitive Screen for stroke survivors in Hong Kong (HK-BCoS). Communication Disorders Quarterly.
  11. Weekes, BS. (2018). Dorsolateral Prefrontal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Modulates Language Processing but Does Not Facilitate Overt Second Language Word Production. Frontiers in Neuroscience.
  12. Weekes, BS., Abutalebi, J., Mak, HKF., Borsa, V., Soares, SMP., CHIU, PW., ZHANG, L. (2018). Effect of monolingualism and bilingualism in the anterior cingulate cortex: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study in two centers. Letras de Hoje.
  13. Del Maschio, N., Sulpizio, S., Gallo, F., Fedeli, D., Weekes, BS., Abutalebi, J. (2018). Neuroplasticity across the lifespan and ageing effects in bilinguals and monolinguals. Brain and Cognition.
  14. Shendyapina, M., Kuzmina, E., Kazymaev, S., Petrova, A., Demeyere, N., Weekes, BS. (2018). The Russian Version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen: Validation Study on Stroke Survivors. Neuropsychology.
  15. Ong, G., Sewell, DK., Weekes, BS., McKague, M., Abutalebi, J. (2017). A diffusion model approach to analysing the bilingual advantage for the Flanker task: The role of attentional control processes. Journal of Neurolinguistics.
  16. Weekes, BS. (2017). Learning written word vocabulary in a second language: Theoretical and practical implications. Bilingualism: language and cognition.
  17. Nilipour, R., Bakhtiar, M., Momenian, MJ., Weekes, BS. (2017). Object and action picture naming in brain-damaged Persian speakers with aphasia. Aphasiology.
  18. Kuzmina, EK., Humphreys, GW., Riddoch, MJ., Skvortsov, AA., Weekes, BS. (2017). Preliminary validation study of the Russian Birmingham Cognitive Screen. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.
  19. Kuzmina, EK., Weekes, BS. (2017). Role of cognitive control in language deficits in different types of aphasia. Aphasiology.
  20. BAKHTIAR, M., Jafary, R., Weekes, BS. (2016). Aphasia in Persian: Implications for cognitive models of lexical processing . Journal of Neuropsychology.
  21. BAKHTIAR, M., Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2016). Neural correlates of ageofacquisition on visual word recognition in Persian. Journal of Neurolinguistics.
  22. Kong, PH., Humphreys, GW., Weekes, BS. (2016). The Hong Kong version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen (HK-OCS): validation study for Cantonese-speaking chronic stroke survivors. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.
  23. Abutalebi, J., Guidi, L., Borsa, V., Canini, M., Della Rosa, P., Parris, B., Weekes, BS. (2015). Bilingualism provides a neural reserve for aging populations. Neuropsychologia.
  24. Bakhtiar, M., Weekes, BS. (2015). Lexico-semantic effects on word naming in Persian: Does age of acquisition have an effect? . Memory and Cognition.
  25. Abutalebi, J., Canini, M., Della Rosa, P., Green, DW., Weekes, BS. (2015). The neuroprotective effects of bilingualism upon the inferior parietal lobule: A structural neuroimaging study in aging Chinese bilinguals. Journal of Neurolinguistics.
  26. Citron, FFM., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2014). Arousal and emotional valence interact in written word recognition. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.
  27. ABUTALEBI, J., Canini, M., Della Rosa, PH., Sheung, LP., Green, DW., Weekes, BS. (2014). Bilingualism protects anterior temporal lobe integrity in aging. Neurobiology of Aging.
  28. Citron, FFM., Gray, M., Critchley, HK., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2014). Emotional valence and arousal affect reading in an interactive way: Neuroimaging evidence for an approach-withdrawal framework. Neuropsychologia.
  29. Citron, FMM., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2014). How are affective word ratings related to lexicosemantic properties? Evidence from the Sussex Affective Word List. Applied Psycholinguistics.
  30. Wang, L., Weekes, BS. (2014). Neural correlates of the Simon effect modulated by practice with spatial mapping. Neuropsychologia.
  31. ABOUTALEBI, J., Weekes, BS. (2014). The cognitive neurology of bilingualism in the age of globalization. Behavioural Neurology.
  32. Kong, PH., Abutalebi, J., Lam, K., Weekes, BS. (2013). Executive and language control in the multilingual brain. Behavioural Neurology.
  33. Della-Rosa, PA., Videsott, G., Borsa, VM., Canini, M., Weekes, BS., Franceschini, R., Abutalebi, J. (2013). A neural interactive location for multilingual talent. Cortex.
  34. Citron, FFM., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2013). Effects of valence and arousal on written word recognition: Time course and ERP correlates. Neuroscience Letters.
  35. Abutalebi, J., Della-Rosa, PA., Ding, GS., Weekes, BS., Costa, A., Green, DW. (2013). Language proficiency modulates the engagement of cognitive control areas in multilinguals. Cortex.
  36. Druks, J., Weekes, BS. (2013). Parallel deterioration to language processing in a bilingual speaker. Cognitive Neuropsychology.
  37. Kambanaros, M., Weekes, BS. (2013). Phonological dysgraphia in bilingual aphasia: Evidence from a case study of Greek and English. Aphasiology.
  38. Bahktiar, M., Nilipour, R., Weekes, BS. (2013). Predictors of timed picture naming in Persian. Behaviour Research Methods.
  39. Tang, I., To, KS., Weekes, BS. (2013). Relationship between riddle appreciation and reading comprehension in Chinese children. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.
  40. Weekes, BS. (2012). Acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia across scripts. Behavioural Neurology.
  41. Hricová, M., Weekes, BS. (2012). Acquired dyslexia in a transparent orthography: An analysis of acquired disorders of reading in the Slovak language. Behavioural Neurology.
  42. Druks, J., Aydelott, J., Genethliou, M., Jacobs, H., Weekes, B. (2012). Progressive dyslexia: Evidence from Hungarian and English. Behavioural Neurology.
  43. Dai, EYL., Kong, APH., Weekes, BS. (2012). Recovery of naming and discourse production: a bilingual anomic case study. Aphasiology.
  44. Dai, YL., Kong, APH., Weekes, BS. (2011). Naming and discourse production: a bilingual case study. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  45. Otero, SC., Weekes, BS., Hutton, SB. (2011). Pupil size changes during recognition memory. Psychophysiology.
  46. Kong, APH., Weekes, BS. (2011). Use of the BAT with a Cantonese-Putonghua speaker with aphasia. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics.
  47. Weekes, BS. (2010). Issues in bilingual aphasia: An introduction. Aphasiology.
  48. Zhang, Q., Chen, HC., Stuart Weekes, B., Yang, Y. (2009). Independent effects of orthographic and phonological facilitation on spoken word production in mandarin. Language and Speech.
  49. Zhang, Q., Weekes, BS. (2009). Orthographic facilitation effects on spoken word production: Evidence from Chinese. Language and Cognitive Processes.
  50. Law, SP., Weekes, BS., Wong, W., Chiu, K. (2009). Reading aloud pseudo-characters by individuals with acquired dyslexia: Evidence for lexically mediated processes in reading Chinese. Language and Cognitive Processes.
  51. Law, SP., Wong, W., Yeung, O., Weekes, BS. (2008). A case study of the effect of age-of-acquisition on reading aloud in Chinese dyslexia. Neurocase.
  52. Liu, Y., Hao, M., Shu, H., Tan, LH., Weekes, BS. (2008). Age-of-acquisition effects on oral reading in Chinese. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.
  53. Weekes, BS., Raman, I. (2008). Bilingual deep dysphasia. Cognitive Neuropsychology.
  54. Weekes, BS., Chan, AHD., Tan, LH. (2008). Effects of age of acquisition on brain activation during Chinese character recognition. Neuropsychologia.
  55. Weekes, BS., Hamilton, S., Oakhill, JV., Holliday, RE. (2008). False recollection in children with reading comprehension difficulties. Cognition.
  56. Majerus, S., Poncelet, M., Van der Linden, M., Weekes, BS. (2008). Lexical learning in bilingual adults: The relative importance of short-term memory for serial order and phonological knowledge. Cognition.
  57. Majerus, S., Belayachi, S., De Smedt, B., Leclercq, AL., Martinez, T., Schmidt, C., Weekes, B., Maquet, P. (2008). Neural networks for short-term memory for order differentiate high and low proficiency bilinguals. NeuroImage.
  58. Parris, BA., Sharma, D., Weekes, B. (2007). An optimal viewing position effect in the stroop task when only one letter is the color carrier. Experimental Psychology.
  59. Hutton, SB., Weekes, BS. (2007). Low frequency rTMS over posterior parietal cortex impairs smooth pursuit eye tracking. Experimental Brain Research.
  60. Weekes, BS., Su, IF., Yin, W., Zhang, X. (2007). Oral reading in bilingual aphasia: Evidence from Mongolian and Chinese. Bilingualism.
  61. Weekes, BS., Shu, H., Hao, M., Liu, Y., Tan, LH. (2007). Predictors of timed picture naming in Chinese. Behavior Research Methods.
  62. Bi, Y., Han, Z., Weekes, B., Shu, H. (2007). The interaction between semantic and the nonsemantic systems in reading: Evidence from Chinese. Neuropsychologia.
  63. Holliday, RE., Weekes, BS. (2006). Dissociated developmental trajectories for semantic and phonological false memories. Memory.
  64. Weekes, BS., Castles, AE., Davies, RA. (2006). Effects of consistency and age of acquisition on reading and spelling among developing readers. Reading and Writing.
  65. Weekes, BS., Yin, W., Su, IF., Chen, MJ. (2006). The cognitive neuropsychology of reading and writing in Chinese. Language and Linguistics, 語言暨語言學.
  66. Weekes, BS. (2005). Acquired disorders of reading and writing: Cross-script comparisons. Behavioural Neurology.
  67. Yin, W., He, S., Weekes, BS. (2005). Acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia in Chinese. Behavioural Neurology.
  68. Raman, I., Weekes, BS. (2005). Acquired dyslexia in a Turkish-English speaker. Annals of Dyslexia.
  69. Raman, I., Weekes, BS. (2005). Deep dysgraphia in Turkish. Behavioural Neurology.
  70. Davies, RAI., Weekes, BS. (2005). Effects of feedforward and feedback consistency on reading and spelling in dyslexia. Dyslexia.
  71. Weekes, BS., De Zubicaray, G., McMahon, K., Eastburn, M., Bryant, M., Wang, D. (2005). Orthographic effects on picture naming in Chinese: A 4T erfMRI study. Brain and Language.
  72. Weekes, B., Birley, M., Stein, K., Holliday, R. (2005). Relative false recollection in dementia. Brain and Language.
  73. Holliday, R., Hamilton, S., Luthra, A., Oddy, M., Weekes, BS. (2005). Text comprehension after traumatic brain injury: Missing the gist?. Brain and Language.
  74. Han, Z., Bi, Y., Shu, H., Weekes, BS. (2005). The interaction between semantic and sublexical routes in reading: Converging evidence from Chinese. Brain and Language.
  75. Weekes, BS., Chan, A., Kwok, JSW., Tan, LH., Jin, Z. (2004). AoA effects on Chinese language processing: An fMRI study. Brain and Language.
  76. Chen, MJ., Weekes, BS. (2004). Effects of semantic radicals on Chinese character categorization and character decision. Chinese Journal of Psychology, 中華心理學刊.
  77. Luo, Q., Weekes, BS. (2004). Tonal dyslexia in Chinese. Brain and Language.
  78. Weekes, BS., Davies, R., Wadey, A., Bradley, V. (2004). Verb transformation in non-fluent progressive aphasia. Brain and Language.
  79. Weekes, B., Davies, R., Parris, B., Robinson, G. (2003). Age of acquisition effects on spelling in surface dysgraphia. Aphasiology.
  80. Yin, WG., Weekes, BS. (2003). Dyslexia in Chinese: Clues from Cognitive Neuropsychology. Annals of Dyslexia.
  81. Parris, B., Weekes, B. (2001). Action naming in dementia. Neurocase.
  82. Weekes, B. (2000). Oral reading in Chinese: Evidence from dementia of the Alzheimer's type. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders.
  83. Chee, MWL., Weekes, B., Lee, KM., Soon, CS., Schreiber, A., Hoon, JJ., Chee, M. (2000). Overlap and dissociation of semantic processing of Chinese characters, English words, and pictures: Evidence from fMRI. NeuroImage.
  84. Weekes, B., Bi, YZ. (1999). Chinese character recognition in the left and right visual fields. Brain and Cognition.
  85. Luo, Y., Wei, J., Weekes, B. (1999). Effects of musical meditation training on auditory mismatch negativity and P300 in normal children. Chinese medical sciences journal = Chung-kuo i hsueh ko hsueh tsa chih / Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.
  86. Weekes, BS., Teh, S., Joo, LK., Ling, LW. (1999). Oral reading by chinese speakers with probable dementia of the Alzheimer's type. Brain and Language.
  87. Chee, MWL., Caplan, D., Soon, CS., Sriram, N., Tan, EWL., Thiel, T., Weekes, B. (1999). Processing of visually presented sentences in Mandarin and English studied with fMRI. Neuron.
  88. Weekes, B., Chen, HQ. (1999). Surface dyslexia in Chinese. Neurocase.
  89. Weekes, BS., Chen, MJ., Qun, HC., Lin, YB., Yao, C., Xiao, XY. (1998). Anomia and dyslexia in Chinese: A familiar story?. Aphasiology.
  90. Weekes, BS., Chen, MJ., Lin, YB. (1998). Differential effects of phonological priming on Chinese character recognition. Reading and Writing.
  91. Weekes, B., Chen, MJ. (1998). Editorial. Aphasiology.
  92. Donnelly, N., Weekes, B., Humphreys, GW., Albon, A. (1998). Processes Involved in the Computation of a Shape Description. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.
  93. Weekes, BS., Chen, MJ., Gang, YW. (1997). Anemia without dyslexia in Chinese. Neurocase.
  94. Weekes, B., Coltheart, M., Gordon, E. (1997). Deep dyslexia and right hemisphere reading - A regional cerebral blood flow study. Aphasiology.
  95. Weekes, BS. (1997). Differential effects of number of letters on word and nonword naming latency. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A: Human Experimental Psychology.
  96. Weekes, BS., Robinson, G. (1997). Semantic anomia without surface dyslexia. Aphasiology.
  97. Weekes, B., Coltheart, M. (1996). Surface dyslexia and surface dysgraphia: Treatment studies and their theoretical implications. Cognitive Neuropsychology.
  98. Donnelly, N., Wilklnson, D., Weekes, B. (1996). W-26. Computing spatial relations in left and right visual fields. Brain and Cognition.
  99. Weekes, B. (1995). Right hemisphere writing and spelling. Aphasiology.
  100. Leck, KJ., Weekes, BS., Chen, MJ. (1995). Visual and phonological pathways to the lexicon: Evidence from Chinese readers. Memory and Cognition.
  101. Weekes, BS. (1994). A cognitive-neuropsychological analysis of allograph errors from a patient with acquired dysgraphia. Aphasiology.
  102. Weekes, B. (1993). A test of episodic visual memory. Perceptual and Motor Skills.

 

Conference Papers
  1. Momenian, M., Cham, SK., Mohammadamini, J., Wittenberg, EVA., Weekes, BS., Marslen-Wilson, WD. (2019). Capturing the Effects of Semantic Transparency on Combinatorial Processing: A Cross-Linguistic Study on Chinese and Persian. AMLaP (Architecture and Mechanisms of Language Processing) International Conference.
  2. Momenian, M., Mokhtari, PH., Rafipoor, H., Weekes, BS., Marslen-Wilson, WD. (2019). Does Semantic Constraint Modulate Combinatorial Processing? an fMRI Study in Farsi. Academy of Aphasia 57th Annual Meeting.
  3. Weekes, BS. (2019). Literacy in Contact: Reading and Writing in multiliterate speakers along the Silk Road. International Conference on Indigenous Languages, Societies and Cultures of India (ICILSCI) -2019.
  4. Weekes, BS. (2018). Bilingualism and the Brain. Brunel University London, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN) Seminar.
  5. Weekes, BS. (2018). EEG and Neuroscience: State of the Art. Neuroscience Society of Nepal, IBRO ( International Brain Research Organization) Associate School, Lecture.
  6. Weekes, BS. (2018). Education for Neuroscience. Peking University, Graduate School of Education, Lecture.
  7. Momenian, M., Bakhtiar, M., Nilipour, R., Weekes, BS. (2018). Naming Light Verb Constructions in Persian Speakers with Aphasia: A Linear Mixed Effects Model. Academy of Aphasia 56th Annual Meeting.
  8. Ong, G., Abutalebi, J., McKague, M., Sewell, D., Weekes, BS. (2017). A diffusion model approach to analyzing bilingual older adults’ performance on the Flanker task: The role of left DLPFC. Academy of Aphasia 55th Annual Meeting, 2017, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  9. Ramanujan, K., Kong, MW., Weekes, BS. (2017). An fMRI study of executive control during translation and oral reading in Cantonese-English bilingual speakers. Academy of Aphasia 55th Annual meeting, 2017, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  10. Weekes, BS. (2017). Cognitive Neuropsychological Testing across Languages. International Alzheimer's Disease Conference, HKU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Network (HKUADR Network).
  11. Kuzmina, E., Weekes, BS. (2017). Cognitive deficits revealed with the Rus-BCoS and their relationships with language comprehension in fluent and nonfluent aphasia. Academy of Aphasia 55th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  12. Weekes, BS., Abutalebi, J., Chiu, C., Mak, H., Zhang, L. (2017). Effect of Bilingualism in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex: A Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study in Two Centres. Academy of Aphasia 55th Annual Meeting, 2017, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  13. Weekes, BS. (2017). Language Distance Drives Adaptive Effects in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex. Brain Modes Annual International Conference (BrainModes) 2017.
  14. Shendyapina, M., Kuzmina, E., Kazymaev, S., Petrova, A., Riddoch, J., Humphreys, G., Weekes, BS. (2017). The Russian version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen: validation with stroke survivors. Academy of Aphasia 55th Annual meeting, 2017, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  15. Kung, HY., Kuzmina, EK., Shendyapina, M., Weekes, BS. (2017). The computerized version of the Hong Kong Oxford Cognitive Screen for dementia (HK-OCSd): Estimates of concurrent validity and reliability. Academy of Aphasia 55th Annual Meeting, 2017, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  16. Weekes, BS. (2016). Are bigger brains better?. 3rd Annual Conference of the Association for Cognitive Science, India 2016 (ACCS 2016).
  17. Weekes, BS. (2016). Bilingualism and the Brain. Invited lecture, University of Fribourg.
  18. Weekes, BS. (2016). Bilingualism and the Brain. University of Freiburg, Center for Cognitive Science, Colloquium.
  19. Bakhtiar, M., Weekes, BS. (2016). Characteristics of acquired dyslexia in Persian; the effect of orthographic depth. Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting.
  20. Singh, NC., Canini, M., Della Rosa, PA., Weekes, BS., Abutalebi, J. (2016). Differences between monolinguals and bilinguals in mean diffusivity. Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting.
  21. Kuzmina, E., Weekes, BS. (2016). Inhibition and language processing deficits in different types of aphasia. Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting.
  22. Singh, N., Malagi, A., Rajan, A., Ramanujan, K., Canini, M., Della Rosa, P., Raghunathan, P., Weekes, BS., Abutalebi, J. (2016). Mean diffusivity reveals white matter microstructural differences between monolinguals and bilinguals. Annual Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, SNL 2016.
  23. Bakhtiar, M., Su, IF., Weekes, B., Lee, HK. (2015). An ERP measure of AoA and orthographic transparency effects on visual word recognition in Persian. Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2015.
  24. Weekes, BS. (2015). Bilingual Brains: What's new?. Keynote, MILANG, University of Milan-Bicocca.
  25. Weekes, BS. (2015). Communicating in and out of the clinic: International and local perspectives. Annual COMET (Communication, Medicine, And Ethics) Conference.
  26. Bakhtiar, M., Lee, HK., Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2015). Effect of age of acquisition on visual word recognition: an event-related potential measure in Persian Orthography. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, CNS 2015.
  27. Su, IF., Luo, L., Wong, WM., Weekes, BS., Iao, LS., To, KS. (2015). Is reading aloud semantically mediated in Chinese hyperlexia?. Asia Pacific Conference of Speech Langauge & Hearing, APCSLH 2015.
  28. Chan, J., Kong, A., Weekes, BS., Humphreys, GW., Riddoch, J., Bickerton, WL., Lau, J. (2013). A Validation of the Cantonese Version of the Birmingham Cognitive Screen (BCoS) for Stroke Survivors in Hong Kong. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  29. Kuzmina, E., Chekmaev, D., Skvortsov, A., Weekes, BS. (2013). Bilingual Aphasia in a Mordovian-Russian Speaker. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  30. Weekes, BS. (2013). Dementia. Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, 國際阿茲海默氏症協會亞太區會議.
  31. Wong, W., Weekes, BS., Iao, L., To, KS., Su, IF. (2013). Is Reading Aloud Semantically Mediated in Chinese Hyperlexia?. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  32. Cheng, J., Majerus, S., Vuong, CL., Weekes, BS. (2013). Memory for Serial Order, Attentional Control and New Word Learning in Bilingual Chinese-English Speakers. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  33. Bakhtiar, M., Jafari, R., Nilipour, R., Weekes, BS. (2013). Predictors for Picture Naming Accuracy in Persian Aphasics. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  34. Ulicheva, A., Weekes, BS. (2013). Reading difficulties in Russian. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR).
  35. Ulicheva, A., Weekes, BS. (2013). Reading in Russian: A Language With Context-Dependent Mappings Between Orthography and Phonology. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society (PS).
  36. Abutalebi, J., Canini, M., Della Rosa, PH., Sheung, LP., Weekes, BS. (2013). Second Language Naming Predicts Left Temporal Pole Integrity in Bilinguals. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  37. Weekes, B., Chu, LW., Dai, EYL., Ha, J., Song, YQ. (2012). Aphasia in a Chinese-English bilingual speaker with dementia. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  38. Kambanaros, M., Weekes, B. (2012). Bilingual phonological dysgraphia. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  39. Weekes, BS. (2012). Communication Disorders. The Iranian Speech Therapy conference.
  40. Klingebiel, K., Hutton, S., Majerus, S., Mazzi, C., Weekes, B. (2012). Is the left IPS necessary for verbal short-term memory? A TMS study. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  41. Su, IF., Yeung, ST., Weekes, BS., Law, SP. (2012). Locus of orthographic facilitation effect in spoken word production: Evidence from Cantonese Chinese. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP-2012).
  42. Wang, L., Weekes, B. (2012). Neural correlates of the Simon effect influenced by practice of incompatible location-relevant task. Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2012.
  43. Druks, J., Weekes, B. (2012). Progressive nonfluent aphasia in a Hungarian speaker. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  44. Weekes, B. (2011). Age of acquisition effects on Chinese character recognition: evidence from EEG. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  45. Druks, J., Weekes, BS. (2011). Bilingual nonfluent primary progressive aphasia. 8th International Society for Bilingualism, ISB8 2011.
  46. Klingebiel, K., Hutton, S., Majerus, S., Weekes, B. (2011). Dissociable memory processes in bilingual speakers: Evidence from EEG. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  47. Citron, F., Gray, M., Critchley, H., Weekes, B., Ferstl, E. (2011). Emotional valence and arousal affect word recognition in an interactive way: neural evidence for an integrated approach-withdrawal framework. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  48. Su, IF., To, CKS., Weekes, B. (2011). Hyperlexia in a Chinese speaking child. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  49. Citron, FMM., Gray, M., Critchley, H., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2011). Interaction between emotional valence and arousal during lexical processing: neural evidence for an integrated approach-withdrawal framework. Book of Abstracts of the 10th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics.
  50. Wang, L., K, XX., Weekes, BS., Zhou, XL. (2011). Neural correlates of the Simon effect and its reversal in Hedge and Marsh tasks. Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision.
  51. Weekes, BS. (2011). Progressive dyslexia: implications for models of bilingual oral reading. Proceedings of ISB8 2011.
  52. Weekes, BS., Kwan Chen, LLY., Kong, PH. (2010). Aphasia and Dementia. Hong Kong Alzeheimer Disease Conference.
  53. Citron, FMM., Ferstl, EC., Weekes, BS. (2010). Emotion word processing: effects of emotional valence and arousal on behavioural and electrophysiological measures. AMLaP 2010 Program & Abstracts.
  54. Weekes, BS. (2010). Emotion word processing: valence and arousal effects. British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2010.
  55. Su, IF., Law, SP., Weekes, BS. (2010). Interactive effects of orthography and semantics in Chinese picture naming. Abstracts of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society.
  56. Weekes, BS. (2010). Investigation of the role of the intraparietal sulcus during a short term memory task. International Conference on Parietal Lobe Function 2010.
  57. Citron, F., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2010). Lexical processing of emotion words: ERP indexes of an early interaction between emotional valence and arousal. Neurobiology of Language Conference.
  58. Citron, F., Weekes, B., Ferstl, E. (2010). Neural correlates of emotion word processing: the complex relation between emotional valence and arousal. Psycholinguistics Across the Borders Workshop 2010 Book of Abstracts.
  59. Weekes, BS., Mak, KF., Chu, LW. (2010). Progressive aphasia in Chinese speakers: clinical and neuroradiological findings. Annual Neurobiology of Language Conference, NLC 2010.
  60. Druks, J., Weekes, BS. (2010). The decline of lexical and grammatical knowledge over time in bilingual nonfluent Primary Progressive Aphasia (nfPPA). Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  61. Leung, MT., Lau, DKY., Weekes, BS., Ip, JKM. (2010). The role of phonology in visual word recognition: evidence from Chinese. Abstracts of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society.
  62. Weekes, BS. (2010). Written age-of-acquisition effects reflect family resemblance in the lexical network. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.
  63. Weekes, BS. (2009). Children learning a second language. Junior Research Association Meeting.
  64. Citron, F., Weekes, B., Ferstl, E. (2009). Disentangling emotional valence and arousal effects during word processing. Program and Abstracts of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse.
  65. Citron, FMM., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2009). Disentangling valence and arousal effects during emotion word processing. Psychophysiology.
  66. Rodriguez-Ferreiro, J., Weekes, B., Davies, R., Cuetos, F. (2009). Electrocortical signature of emotion verb processing. Psychophysiology.
  67. Weekes, BS. (2009). Literacy in bilingual children. Symposium on Writing Systems.
  68. Klingebiel, K., Weekes, BS., Majerus, S. (2009). Memory for serial order in bilingual children. Neurobilingualism Conference.
  69. Mazzi, C., Eve, MM., Weekes, BS. (2009). Neural processing of mass, count and dual nouns: an ERP investigation. Psychophysiology.
  70. Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2009). Semantic radical consistency and character transparency effects in Chinese: an ERP study. NLC 2009 Scientific Program.
  71. Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2009). Semantic radical effects on character categorization and character decision: evidence from EEG. NLC 2009 Scientific Program.
  72. Klingebiel, K., Majerus, S., Weekes, BS. (2009). Serial order and item memory in mono- and bilinguals. Psychophysiology.
  73. Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2009). The processing of semantic radicals in Chinese character identification: evidence from ERP studies. Program Book of the 13th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages, ICPEAL 2009.
  74. Hutton, SB., Otero, S., Weekes, BS. (2009). The pupil old/new effect in veridical and false recognition memory. Abstracts of the Psychonomics Society.
  75. Weekes, BS. (2009). Word recognition in English and Chinese. Writing Systems Symposium, Institute of Education, University of London.
  76. Weekes, BS. (2009). Written age-of-acquisition effects reflect family resemblance in the lexical network. Abstract Book of the Psychonomics Society.
  77. Liu, YY., Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2008). Age of acquisition effects on Chinese character recognition: an EEG study. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia.
  78. Weekes, BS. (2008). Evaluation of lexical and semantic features for English emotion words. Italian Psychology Association (AIP) Annual Meeting, University of Padua, Italy..
  79. Citron, F., Klingebiel, KAM., Weekes, BS., Ferstl, EC. (2008). Evaluation of lexical and semantic features for English emotion words. Proceedings of the 1st Birgit Rausing Language Program Conference in Linguistics.
  80. Chan, AHD., Luke, KK., Li, P., Yip, V., Li, G., Weekes, B., Tan, LH. (2008). Neural correlates of nouns and verbs in early bilinguals. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
  81. Weekes, BS., Su, IF. (2008). The role of semantic radicals in Chinese character recognition: Behavioural and electrophysiological findings. International Journal of Psychology.
  82. Weekes, BS., Klingebiel, K., Su, IF., Zhang, Q., Zhang, X., Yin, W. (2007). Acquired dyslexia in Mongolian. Brain and Language.
  83. Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2007). Consistency and transparency effects of semantic radicals in Chinese: Evidence from ERP. Annual Meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience, BACN 2007.
  84. Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2007). Effects of frequency and semantic radical combinability on reading in Chinese: an ERP study. Brain and Language.
  85. Su, IF., Zhang, QF., Weekes, BS. (2007). Orthographic and semantic radical effects of picture-word naming in Chinese. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society.
  86. Su, IF., Weekes, B. (2007). Semantic effects on Chinese character recognition. Experimental Psychology Society Edinburgh Meeting.
  87. Bradley, V., Davies, R., Parris, B., Su, IF., Weekes, BS. (2006). Age of acquisition effects on action naming in progressive fluent aphasia. Brain and Language.
  88. Molina, AI., Su, IF., Knight, C., Holliday, R., Weekes, BS. (2006). Bilingual false recollection: an EEG study. Brain and Language.

 

Books
  1. Rao, N., Sun, J., Wong, JMS., Weekes, BS., Ip, P., Shaeffer, S., Young, ME., Bray, TM., Chen, E., Lee, D. (2014). Early Childhood Development and Cognitive Development in Developing Countries: A Rigorous Literature Review. Department for International Development.

 

Book Chapters
  1. Weekes, BS. (2019). Foreign Language Anxiety: Translating Cognitive Neuroscience to the Classroom. Foreign Language Anxiety: Translating Cognitive Neuroscience to the Classroom . In Carroll, A., Cunnington, R. and Nugent, A. (Eds.), Learning Under the Lens: Applying Findings from the Science of Learning to the Classroom. London: Routledge , 2019
  2. Ramanujan, K., Weekes, BS. (2019). What is an akshara?. What is an akshara?. In Joshi, RM & McBride, C. (Eds.), Handbook of Literacy in Akshara Orthography, p. 43-52. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2019
  3. Weekes, BS., Su, IF., To, C., Ulicheva, A. (2013). Acquired dyslexia in bilingual speakers: Implications for models of oral reading. Acquired dyslexia in bilingual speakers: Implications for models of oral reading. In Martin, D (Ed.), Researching dyslexia in multilingual settings: diverse perspectives, p. 91-114. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2013
  4. Leung, MT., Law, SP., Fung, R., Lui, HM., Weekes, BS. (2012). A model of writing Chinese data from acquired dysgraphia and writing development. A model of writing Chinese data from acquired dysgraphia and writing development. In Grigorenko, E .. (Eds.)(et al), Writing: a mosaic of new perspectives, p. 357-370. New York, NY: Psychology Press, 2012
  5. Wilson, MA., Kahlaoui, K., Weekes, BS. (2012). Acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia in bilinguals across alphabetical and non-alphabetical scripts. Acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia in bilinguals across alphabetical and non-alphabetical scripts. In Gitterman, M .. (Eds.)(et al), Aspects of multilingual aphasia, p. 187-206. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2012
  6. Leung, MT., Law, SP., Fung, R., Lui, HM., Weekes, BS. (2011). Reading and writing in Chinese. Reading and writing in Chinese. In E Grigorenko, E Mambrino and D Preiss (Eds.), Handbook of writing: a mosaic of perspectives and views, 2011
  7. Su, IF., Klingebiel, K., Weekes, BS. (2010). Dyslexia in Chinese: Implications for connectionist models of reading. Dyslexia in Chinese: Implications for connectionist models of reading. In Brunswick, N, McDougall, S & de Mornay-Davies, P (Eds.), Reading and Dyslexia in Different Orthographies, p. 199-220. London: Psychology Press, 2010
  8. Su, IF., Klingebiel, K., Weekes, BS. (2010). Dyslexia in Chinese: implications for connectionist models of reading. Dyslexia in Chinese: implications for connectionist models of reading. In Brunswick .. (Eds.)(et al), Reading and dyslexia in different orthographies, p. 199-220. Hove, East Sussex: Psychology Press, 2010
  9. Weekes, BS. (2010). Lexical retrieval in alphabetic and non-alphabetic scripts: evidence from brain imaging. Lexical retrieval in alphabetic and non-alphabetic scripts: evidence from brain imaging. In Brunswick, N .. (Eds.)(et al), Reading and dyslexia in different orthographies, p. 273-290. Hove, East Sussex: Psychology Press, 2010
  10. Weekes, BS., Klingebiel, K. (2009). Developmental dyslexia in Chinese: behavioural, genetic and neuropsychological issues. Developmental dyslexia in Chinese: behavioural, genetic and neuropsychological issues. In Law, SP .. (Eds.)(et al), Language disorders in speakers of Chinese, p. 138-168. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2009
  11. Law, SP., Weekes, BS., Yeung, OHY., Chiu, K. (2008). Age of acquisition effects on picture naming in Chinese anomia. Age of acquisition effects on picture naming in Chinese anomia. In Language disorders in speakers of Chinese, p. 222-239. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2008
  12. Weekes, B., Davies, R., Chen, MJ. (2007). Picture-word interference effects on naming in Chinese. Picture-word interference effects on naming in Chinese. In Kao, HSR, Leong, CK and Gao, DG (Eds.), Cognitive and neuroscience studies of the Chinese language, p. 101-127. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2007
  13. Weekes, BS., Davies, R., Chen, MJ. (2002). Picture word interference effects on naming in Chinese. Picture word interference effects on naming in Chinese. In Kao, HSR .. (et al) (Eds.), Cognitive Neuroscience Studies of the Chinese Language, p. 101-127. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2002

 

Professional Community Services
Professional Societies
  1. 1/8/2018-present: Co-Director. Center for Speech, Language and the Brain, University of Cambridge
  2. 1/8/2018-30/6/2019: Visiting Fellow, Institute of Psychology, Kings College London
  3. 1/7/2019-present: Visitor, Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge
  4. 1/6/2017-present: Guest Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing
  5. 1/6/2008-present: Scientific Board, Science of Aphasia (EU)
  6. 1/6/1998-present: Governing Board, Academy of Aphasia (US)
  7. 1/6/1994-present: Chartered Psychologist, British Psychology Society
  8. 1/6/1994-present: Fellow, Psychonomics Society (US)
  9. 1/6/1994-present: Member, Chinese Psychology Society
  10. 1/4/2018-present: Honorary Professor, University of Melbourne
  11. 1/1/2019-31/12/2019: Ambassador, Year of Indigenous Languages, UNESCO
  12. 1/1/2015-31/3/2018: Honorary Professor, University of Melbourne
  13. 1/1/1988-present: Certified Clinical Psychologist, Australian Psychology Society

 

Invited Lectures & Keynote Speeches
  1. 2019-06-01: Keynote SpeakerJapan Dyslexia Research Association, Tokyo Japan, June 2019
  2. 2019-02-01: Keynote SpeakerICILSCI 2019 (UNESCO), Hyderabad, India, February 2019
  3. 2018-11-01: Keynote SpeakerBilingualism and Cognition, BITAS, Goa, November 2018
  4. 2018-11-01: Keynote SpeakerNational Center for Disease Control, Beijing, November 2018
  5. 2018-10-01: Keynote Speaker5th Cognitive Science Conference, IIT Guwahati, October 2018
  6. 2018-08-01: Invited SpeakerInstitute of Psychiatry (BIB), King’s College London, August 2018
  7. 2018-08-01: Invited Speaker at: School of Psychology, Melbourne (March, 2018); Language and Cognitive Neuroscience (CUHK) (February, 2018); Language Policy and Practice, HKU (February, 2018); Memory and Ageing Center, UCSF (February, 2018); Brain-LENS, UCSF (February, 2018); Global Convergence in Science of Learning Meeting, NSF,  (February, 2018); Weekes, B.S. (August 2018); Brunel University; Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Kings; Universita Vita Salute San Rafaelle, MilanoBilingualism and the Brain
  8. 2018-07-01: Invited SpeakerExperimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, July 2018
  9. 2018-05-01: Invited Speaker, Graduate School of Education, Peking University (June, 2018) supported by KC Wong Foundation.Education for Neuroscience
  10. 2018-05-01: Keynote, Neuroscience Society of Nepal, IBRO, Kathmandu (May, 2018)EEG and Neuroscience: State of the Art
  11. 2018-02-01: Invited SpeakerLearning and the Brain at Fairmont, San Francisco, February 2018
  12. 2017-12-01: KeynoteInternational Brain Modes Conference, Menesar India, December 2017
  13. 2017-09-01: Invited SpeakerInternational Science of Learning Conference, September 2017
  14. 2017-09-01: Invited Speaker - Bilingualism and the BrainUniversities of Maryland, Melbourne, Queensland, Claremont, Edinburgh
  15. 2017-05-01: Brain and LanguageUniversity of Science and Technology, Beijing
  16. 2017-05-01: Cognitive assessment across culturesInvited speaker, International Alzheimers Conference
  17. 2017-05-01: Healthy Schools are Happy SchoolsChinese Ministry of Education, Haidian Beijing and JST, May 2017
  18. 2016-12-01: Invited Speaker - Bilingualism and the BrainUniversity of Freiburg (Germany)
  19. 2016-11-01: Bilingualism and the BrainUniversity of Fribourg
  20. 2016-11-01: International Speaker - Ethics of Emerging TechnologiesNational Science Foundation, University of California (San Diego), November 2016
  21. 2016-11-01: NSF, Temporal Dynamics of Learning Centre, UCSDEthics of Emerging Technologies
  22. 2016-10-01: Cognitive Science Society of IndiaBilingualism and Cognitive Science
  23. 2016-10-01: Keynote3rd India Cognitive Science Conference, Gandhinagar, India, October 2016
  24. 2016-09-01: Australian Association for the Study of Brain ImpairmentInternational Career Panel
  25. 2016-09-01: Cognitive neuropsychological testing across languagesAustralian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment
  26. 2016-09-01: Invited Speaker - Neuropsychological Impairments Across languagesAustralian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment, September 2016
  27. 2016-08-01: ARC Early Career Researchers' RetreatCareer Panel
  28. 2016-08-01: ARC Science of Learning Research Centre Big Day OutVision for Science of Learning
  29. 2016-08-01: Bilingual BrainsCognitive lunch University of Melbourne
  30. 2016-08-01: Education and NeuroscienceAustralian Research Council Science of Learning Research Centre
  31. 2016-08-01: International SpeakerSLRC, University of Queensland (Brisbane), August 2016
  32. 2016-08-01: Universitas 21 Leaders Meetings (Auckland, Lund, Melbourne, National University of Singapore, New South Wales, Peking, Queensland)Global Migration
  33. 2016-06-01: Peking UniversityEducational Neuroscience
  34. 2016-04-01: Big brains, Big DealNSF and UQ Ethics of Emerging Technologies Conference
  35. 2016-04-01: ImpactU21 Language Workshop
  36. 2016-04-01: Research Council of Norway Centre of Excellence in Multilingualism, OsloBilingualism and dementia
  37. 2016-04-01: Western Sydney UniversityAgeing and the Brain
  38. 2016-03-01: SpeakerEthics of Emerging Technology Conference, University of Queensland, March 2016
  39. 2016-02-01: American Association for the Advancement of SciencePanel on Bilingualism
  40. 2016-02-01: Cognitive Science Johns Hopkins UniversityReading in Persian
  41. 2016-02-01: NSF Network for the Science of Learning Washington DCObserver
  42. 2016-02-01: Tibet House, Residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in DelhiPhilology
  43. 2016-02-01: University of North KoreaReading Across Languages
  44. 2016-01-01: Experimental Psychology, University of OxfordVale
  45. 2016-01-01: Invited Speaker - Bilingualism and the BrainUniversity of Freiburg
  46. 2015-10-01: Bilingual Communication DisordersUniversity of Arizona Homecoming Event
  47. 2015-07-01: Bilingualism and CultureBeijing Language and Culture University
  48. 2015-07-01: Dementia and Progressive Aphasia in Chinese speakersChina National Rehabilitation Center, Beijing
  49. 2015-06-01: Bilingual aphasia: Does language matter?Key State Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience, Beijing Normal University
  50. 2015-06-01: Cognitive Neuroscience of BilingualismState Key Laboratory for Brain and Cognitive Science
  51. 2015-06-01: Communicating in and out of the clinic: International and local perspectivesCOMET, International Conference, University of Hong Kong
  52. 2015-05-01: Bilingualism in the Global 21st CenturyUniversity of Pavia, Italy
  53. 2015-05-01: Keynote - Bilingual Brains: What's new?Milan Language Symposium, MILANG, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy, May 2015
  54. 2015-04-01: Bilingualism and DementiaBond University, Queensland, Australia
  55. 2015-02-01: Translating multilingualism researchNational Science Foundation, VA, USA
  56. 2014-01-01: Multilingualism in Asia: East meets westMultilingualism Matters, University of Hong Kong
  57. 2013-12-01: Invited SpeakerEuropean Neuropsychology Society, Berlin, December 2013
  58. 2013-12-01: Opening AddressNorwegian Research Council MultiLing, December 2013
  59. 2013-12-01: Secretariat - Dementia16th Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), December 2013
  60. 2013-09-01: Bilingual Aphasia31st European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology
  61. 2013-09-01: Bilingual aphasiaEuropean Neuropsychology Society, Berlin
  62. 2013-08-01: Bilingual BrainsKeynote - Multiling Centre University of Oslo
  63. 2012-12-01: BilingualismWorld Federation of Neurology
  64. 2012-06-01: Acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia across scriptsMoscow University
  65. 2012-06-01: Aphasia, Dyslexia and BilingualismUniversities of Amsterdam, California (Davis), Cambridge, Delhi, Kings College, Postdam
  66. 2012-05-01: Communication DisordersKeynote, 11th Iranian Speech Therapy conference
  67. 2012-02-01: Bilingualism and DementiaSeventh International Symposium on Healthy Aging "Live well, Age well"
  68. 2011-11-01: Dyslexia in alphabetic and non-alphabetic scriptsUniversity of Moscow (Lomonosov)
  69. 2011-06-01: Reading and Writing in Chinese and EnglishUniversity of Cambridge
  70. 2011-04-01: Cognitive Neuropsychology of Bilingualism, Cognition and LanguageChengdu Medical University
  71. 2010-07-01: Age of acquistion effects on word recognitionScientific Studies of Reading
  72. 2010-06-01: Aphasia and DementiaHong Kong Alzeheimer Disease Conference
  73. 2010-05-01: Bilingual AphasiaSwiss Aphasia Association
  74. 2010-05-01: Lexical processing and bilingual aphasiaChinese Academy of Science (Beijing)
  75. 2010-05-01: Lexical processing in alphabetic and non-alphabetic scriptsUniversity of San Rafaelle
  76. 2009-12-01: Reading and writing in Chinese and EnglishUniversity of Wales
  77. 2009-11-01: Bilingual Aphasia RoundtableInternational Association of Logopaedics and Phoniatrics
  78. 2009-11-01: Guest ProfessorUniversity of Milan-Bicocca
  79. 2009-11-01: Semantic Radical Processing in Chinese Character Identification: Evidence from ERP studies. (Invited Talk)Language Engineering Laboratory Seminars at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  80. 2009-11-01: Word recognition in English and ChineseWriting Systems Symposium, Institute of Education, University of London
  81. 2009-09-01: Neurobilingualism of AphasiaAHRC/ESRC Research Network
  82. 2009-06-01: Aphasia and DementiaHong Kong Alzeheimer's Disease Association
  83. 2009-06-01: The Processing of Semantic Radicals in Chinese Character Identification: Evidence from ERP studies. (Oral Presentation)Cognitive Brown Bag Seminars at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
  84. 2007-07-01: Consistency and transparency effects of semantic radicals in Chinese. (Invited Talk)Cognitive Electrophysiology UK (CEUK) Seminar 1 at the University of Stirling, Scotland

 

Editorship
  1. 2019: Invited Editor, American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. 2019: Invited Editor, International Journal of Speech and Language Pathology
  3. 2019: Invited Editor, The Cognitive Neurology of Bilingualism: Age of Globalization
  4. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Aphasiology
  5. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Behavioural Neurology
  6. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Bilingualism: Language & Cognition
  7. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Cognitive Processes
  8. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Language
  9. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Language Science
  10. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Letras de Hoje (Brazil)
  11. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, Psicologica (Spain)
  12. 2019: Member of Editorial Board, West Asian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (Iran)
  13. 2016: Associate Editor, Cognitive Processes
  14. 2015: Journal editor, Language Science, Board
  15. 2015: Journal editor, Languages, Board
  16. 2014: Cognitive Neurology of Bilingualism, Behavioural Neurology, Guest Editor
  17. 2014: Invited Editor, Behavioural Neurology
  18. 2014: Invited Editor - Problem Based Learning in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics
  19. 2014: Journal editor, West Asian Journal of Speech and Language Pathology, Board
  20. 2012: Acquired Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Across Scripts, Behavioural Neurology
  21. 2012: Journal Editor, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, PBL Special Issue
  22. 2012: Journal editor, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Board
  23. 2010: Issues in Bilingual Aphasia, Aphasiology

 

Community Service
  1. 2016-01-01 to 2021-01-01: Rapporteur, National Science Foundation
  2. 2015-04-01 to 2018-04-01: Honorary Professor, University of Melbourne
  3. 2015-01-01 to 2022-01-01: Affiliate, Australian Research Council
  4. 2013-01-01 to 2014-01-01: Academic adviser, Department of Foreign Development
  5. 2013-01-01 to 2018-01-01: Academic adviser, European Union
  6. 2013-01-01 to 2015-01-01: Panel member, UGC/RAE Health Sciences Panel
  7. 2013-01-01 to 2018-01-01: Scientific Advisory Board, Norwegian Government
  8. 2012-01-01 to 2015-01-01: Board of Govenors, Academy of Aphasia

 

Others
Teaching List, Current
  1. 2020 S2, SHSC5036, 2A, Research in Human Development and Communication Disorders II
  2. 2018 S1, SHSC2031, 1A, Neurology and Neuroscience

 

Supervision of Research Postgraduate Students
  1. 2019 PhD Privitera Adam John, Neuroscience for Education
  2. 2019 PhD Lee Hyun Kyung, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience
  3. 2016 PhD Shendyapina Maria: Cognitive screening for impairments following stroke, Neuropsychology
  4. 2014 PhD Ramanujan Keerthi: Language distance & billingual language control : a multimodal neuroimaging study, Language Cognitive Science
  5. 2012 PhD Kuzmina Ekaterina, Cognitive Neuropsychology: Language and Memory
  6. 2012 MPhil Yan Xin: Cognate words picture naming in non-alphabetic languages : evidence from Cantonese-Mandarin bilinguals, Speech and Hearing Sciences
  7. 2011 PhD Ulicheva Anastasia: The influence of phonotactics on oral reading in Russian, Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
  8. 2011 PhD Bakhtiar Mehdi: Understanding lexical and orthographic processing of Persian : the role of age of acquisition, Cognitive Neuroscience of Language and Language Disorders
  9. 2011 PhD Aboutalebi Jubin: The neuro-protective effects of bilingualism in aging populations, Neurobiology of Bilingualism
  10. 2008 MPhil Ooi Chia Wen, Speech and Hearing Sciences

 

HKU Committee Appointments
  1. 2015-03-01 to Present: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  2. 2014-01-01 to 2015-02-28: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  3. 2013-09-01 to 2013-11-30: Board for Professional Doctorates, Chairpersons of Faculty Higher Degrees Committees of Faculties offering PDD curricula
  4. 2011-12-01 to 2013-11-30: Board of Graduate Studies, Chairman of each Faculty Higher Degrees Committee
  5. 2010-04-03 to 2013-12-31: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  6. 1998-12-25 to 1999-06-30: Faculty of Social Sciences, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty

 

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