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Roly Sussex

Roly Sussex

Biography

Roland ‘Roly’ Sussex is Emeritus Professor of Applied Language Studies at The University of Queensland, and has been broadcasting language segments on ABC Radio in Queensland every week for 23 years (and in South Australia for 20 years). Since his formal role at The University of Queensland finished in 2010, he has been actively involved not only in the written and electronic media, but also in supervising research at the university, and in undertaking research projects, especially on pain and communication, and intercultural communication.

He has chaired the Board of the State Library of Queensland and the Alliance Française of Brisbane, and is currently President of the English-Speaking Union (Queensland).