Dr Marketa Caravolas

Reader in Psychology

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My main research interests are in literacy development in typical populations and in groups with Specific Learning Difficulties, especially dyslexia. Much of my work includes longitudinal and cross-linguistic designs in monolingual and bilingual learners. A number of my research projects have led to the development of standarised test batteries for the assessment of children's literacy skills in languages including English, Czech, Slovak, Spanish and Welsh.

I work with researchers in the UK as well as in a number of countries in Europe and North America, and have headed up a wide variety of externally-funded, international projects pertaining to literacy development and its disorders.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 1996 - PhD
  • 1992 - MA
  • 1982 - Other , Teaching permit/certification - awarded July 1982, Ministry of Education, Province of Québec, Canada
  • 1982 - BEd
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