Research Student Profiles

Ms AMBREEN, Saira

Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences

Programme of Study: PhD

Field of Study: Properties of Child-directed Speech (CDS) in Mother's L1 and L2

Research Topic: Properties of Child-directed Speech (CDS) in Mother's L1 and L2

Email Address: ambreen@connect.hku.hk

Office: Room 730, Meng Wah Complex


About Me:
I obtained my MSc in Human Development & Family Studies (2013), and MS in Speech & Language Pathology (2016) from University of the Punjab, Pakistan. I worked as Clinical Speech Pathologist as well as the Lecturer of Speech & Language Pathology in Pakistan, between January 2017 and October 2018. Previously, I worked on the acoustic analysis of normal voice patterns. My current project focuses on Urdu language acquisition in young children.


Current Research:
Urdu Language Acquisition in Young Children.


Primary Supervisor: Dr TO, Carol K S

Co-supervisor(s): Dr TONG, Xiuli


Awards and Prizes:
Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded by The University of Hong Kong, 2018-2022.