Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2012
    President, St. John's College, Oxford. Professor of Psychology, University of Oxford. Honorary Professor in the CEM Centre, University of Durham

Previous posts

  • 1979 – 1988
    Lecturer in Psychology, National Hospitals College of Speech Sciences, London

  • 1988 – 1989
    Senior Lecturer and Convener of Postgraduate Studies, National Hospitals College of Speech Sciences, London

  • 1989 – 1992
    Principal and Head of Department, National Hospital's College of Speech Sciences, London

  • 1992 – 1994
    Professor of Psychology and Head of Department, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 1994 – 2012
    Professor of Psychology, University of York

Selected publications

  • Snowling, M.J. (1987). Dyslexia: A Cognitive-Developmental Perspective. Oxford: Basil Blackwell (Translated into Italian (1989), Hebrew (1990)). Pp162

  • Snowling, M.J. (2000). Dyslexia. 2nd edition. Oxford: Blackwell (Translated Japan (2008) and Brazil (2004)). Pp253

  • Hulme, C., & Snowling, M.J. (2009). Developmental disorders of language and cognition. Oxford: Blackwell/Wiley. Pp434

  • Carroll, J.M., Bowyer-Crane, C., Duff, F., Hulme, C., & Snowling, MJ. (2011) Developing Language and Literacy: Effective intervention for language and literacy in the early years. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Pp170

  • Clarke, P.J., Truelove, E., Hulme, C., & Snowling, M.J. (2013) Developing Reading Comprehension. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Pp193

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Snowling, M.J., Hulme, C., & Hayiou-Thomas, E. (2007-2012) Developmental relationships between dyslexia and specific language impairment Wellcome Trust £1,268, 505

  • Snowling, MJ., Bowyer-Crane, C., & Hulme, C. (2008-2011) Can pre-school training of oral language skills improve children?s response to reading instruction? A randomized controlled trial (RCT). Nuffield Foundation £236,263

  • Caravolas, M., Snowling, MJ., Hulme, C., and partners in Spain, France, Czech Republic, Slovakia (2008-2013). Early Literacy Development in European Languages (ELDEL). Marie Curie Initial Training Network (FP7). 3.5M Euro

  • Hulme , C., Snowling, MJ with the Down Syndrome International (2009-12) Improving reading and language outcomes for children with Down Syndrome. Big Lottery, £197k

  • Nag, S. & Snowling, MJ (2009-2011) Royal Society Newton International Fellowship. Children at risk for literacy difficulties in Kannada, an Indian alphasyllabary ~£100K

  • Snowling, MJ, Roman, E.,& Nash, H (Studentship 2009-2013). Cognitive and Educational Implications of Down syndrome. ESRC/MRC Interdisciplinary Award £82,670

  • Snowling, MJ, Hulme C., & Bailey, A. Better Communication Research Programme. Central Government. £25,000

    Hulme, C., Snowling, M. Fricke, S., Bowyer-Crane, C. (2012-2015). The Nuffield Early Language Intervention Programme: A randomized controlled trial. Education Endowment Foundation. £738,112

  • Hulme, C., Snowling, M., & Clarke, P. Reading interventions for secondary school pupils: A randomized controlled trial. (2013-2015) Education Endowment Foundation. £525,000

  • Snowling, M.J., Nag, S., Torgerson, C.J., Chiat, S. (2013) Literacy and Foundation Learning in Developing Countries. A Rigorous Literature review. Department for International Development. £100K approx

Additional qualifications

  • Dip Clinical Psychology


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