Researcher biography

Marie is a Speech Pathologist and PhD candidate at The University of Queensland School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Prior to her PhD studies, Marie completed a Bachelor and a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology at the University of Montreal (Canada) and worked in acute care as a speech pathologist and research assistant.

Research interests

Marie is currently conducting research in the areas of ageing, exercise and language neuroscience. Marie’s research interests lie in understanding the acute effects of exercise on new word learning in a population of healthy older adults and to develop new approaches to optimise interventions with patients presenting with language impairments following an acquired brain injury (e.g. stroke).