Dr Faith Chiu

Department of Language and Linguistics
Dr Faith Chiu
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872082

  • Location

    4.209, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Mondays 14:00-15:00, Tuesdays 14:30-15:30. (Zoom)



  • PhD University College London,

  • MA University College London,

  • MA Royal Holloway, University of London,


University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Language and Linguistics, University of Essex (1/1/2020 - present)

Other academic

  • (Postdoctoral) Research Associate, Psychology, University of York (1/6/2018 - 31/12/2019)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Speech perception




Cognitive psychology

Auditory processing

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Phonetics (LG217)

  • Phonology (LG620)


Journal articles (7)

Chiu, F., Rakusen, LL. and Mattys, SL., (2019). Cognitive load elevates discrimination thresholds of duration, intensity, and f0 for a synthesized vowel. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 146 (2), 1077-1084

Chiu, F. and Prince, T., (2019). The production of French consonant sequences in typically developing children and in people with aphasia. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. Supplement (24)

Dunkley, Y., Swift, B., Chiu, F., Warwick, J. and Worrall, S., (2018). Making the case for community HIV testing: a comparison of targeted community testing demographics, reactivity and testing frequency across level 2 and 3 services, online self-sampling and community provision within East London. HIV Medicine. S2 (19), s137-s137

White, J. and Chiu, F., (2017). Disentangling phonological well-formedness and attestedness. Acta Linguistica Academica. 64 (4), 513-537

Lee, A., Chiu, F. and Xu, Y., (2016). Focus perception in Japanese: Effects of focus location and accent condition. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. 29, 060007-060007

Chiu, F., Lauren, F., Lee, A. and Xu, Y., (2015). Long-distance anticipatory vowel-to-vowel assimilatory effects in French and Japanese. Proceedings of 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences

Simard, C., Wegener, C., Lee, A., Chiu, F. and Youngberg, C., (2014). Savosavo word stress: a quantitative analysis. Proceedings of the International Conference on Speech Prosody, 512-512

Thesis dissertation (1)

Chiu, F., (2018). Effective cortico-cortical connectivity in auditory and speech processing

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4.209, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Mondays 14:00-15:00, Tuesdays 14:30-15:30. (Zoom)

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