Ever stuttered?

Help us better understand the causes of stuttering by joining our genetics study today!

To take part, please follow the link below:

The Genetics of Stuttering Study

Find out more about our study, including what we are trying discover, the scientists involved and how you can take part.

About Stuttering

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stuttering, what is known about the causes of this condition and other useful resources.

Current Research

Find out about the latest in cutting edge stuttering research, as well as other new research from our team.

For Researchers

Opportunities for collaboration, and other useful information for researchers involved in stuttering and/or genetics.

News and Blog

Stuttering – all in the family (name)

By Vicki Jackson | Dec 11, 2020

After hearing about our study, Roger, from Hamilton, NZ, got in touch to tell us an intriguing story about his family history. I am absolutely sure that genetics play a role with those of us who stutter. I began to stutter at age six, my brother two years older than me (now deceased) stuttered also…

Now recruiting in New Zealand!

By Vicki Jackson | Nov 12, 2020

Hello to New Zealand! | Kia ora Aotearoa!
We are now welcoming participants from New Zealand!

A stuttering memoir

By Vicki Jackson | Aug 26, 2020

Study participant Frank shares his story: what it was like growing up with a stutter, and how he reluctantly overcame his fear of public speaking!

Contact Us


(+64) 4 918 6166 (NZ)


Genetics of Stuttering Study, Speech and Language Group
Level 5, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
50 Flemington Road,
Parkville, VIC 3052



Latest tweets

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 at 10:48pm
A fantastic video put together by our friends, START in NZ, featuring a fantastic group of young people, sharing their thoughts and experiences of #stuttering.

Check it out below!


Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 2:59am
Looks like a must watch for people in the UK.

Hopefully we'll see this screening over in Australia / NZ soon!

#icantsaymyname #stuttering #documentary https://t.co/7KLtRobalI
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