Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Reading and Language: Connections and Interventions.

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2 boys reading

Who this event is for

  • Staff - research
  • Current students - postgraduate taught
  • Current students - postgraduate research
  • Academic community


Glasgow Room, B building, Harcourt Hill Campus


Professor Maggie Snowling took up the role of President of St. John’s in September 2012. Before that Professor Snowling held a personal Chair in the Department of Psychology at the University of York where her role was Co-Director of the Centre for Reading and Language. 

'I completed my first degree at Bristol and my doctorate at University College London. I am also professionally qualified as a clinical psychologist. I am a Past-President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading and one of the Joint Editors of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. I served as a member of Sir Jim Rose’s Expert Advisory Group on provision for Dyslexia in 2009 and as an expert member of the Education for All: Fast Track Initiative group in Washington DC in 2011.

I am a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. I was appointed CBE for services to science and the understanding of dyslexia in 2016.'