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I joined Strathclyde in 2005 as a teaching fellow in Speech and Language Therapy with responsibility for the teaching of Clinical Phonetics and Phonology. I currently provide all Phonetics teaching alongside Clinical Linguistics (pragmatics, semantics, grammar, sociolinguistics).
My research interests involve collaborations with QMU and University of Glasgow in the areas of speech production and accent variation and change. In particular I am interested in the fine detailed articulation patterns of speech production in children with Down's syndrome and the application of articulatory techniques such as EPG and Ultrasound for intervention and teaching.
I am also interested in the application of technology and social media for teaching, learning and assessment. Further interests include the use of online techniques for the learning and teaching of phonetics skills, and the importance of public engagement within Speech and Language Therapy.
I am currently the Course Leader for the BSc Speech and Language Pathology programme.
Expertise & Capabilities
- Articulatory Speech Analysis (Electropalatography)
- Speech in Down's syndrome
- Accent variation and change
I am module leader and lecturer for the following:
B6118 Clinical Phonetics and Phonology
B6119 Anatomy and Physiology for Speech and Language Pathology 2
B6117: Linguistics 1 Introduction to Language and Communication
B6235: Linguistics 2 Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics
B6340: Linguistics 3 Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism and Speech Acoustics
I also provide supervision for 4th year undergraduate dissertations.
My research interests have two separate strands. The first involves the investigation of specific articulation patterns in the discordered speech patterns in children with Down's syndrome. The second is concerned with the accent changes in the Glaswegian accent, and the contribution of media in these changes.
Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy)
Award Date: 25 Oct 2018
Higher Education Authority
Award Date: 5 Oct 2017
Master of Philosophy, Trinity College
Award Date: 1 Jan 1998
Master of Arts, University of Glasgow
Award Date: 1 Jan 1997
Doctor of Philosophy, Queen Margaret University
2006 → 2015
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1 May 2017 → …
- Clinical Phonetics, Sociolinguistics, Articulatory Phonetics, Electropalatography
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Evaluating the extent to which the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) impact on future student placement development
24/09/18 → 31/08/19
Project: Non-funded project
Stuart-Smith, J. & Timmins, C.
1/11/11 → 1/11/14
Timmins, C., 14 Oct 2021, In: Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. 22, 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Timmins, C., Cornelius, P., Bessell, N. & Titterington, J., 23 Jun 2021.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster › peer-review
Is anyone listening? An investigation of student engagement with course-related social media content
Claire Timmins (Speaker)9 Jan 2019
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation