Dr Marketa Caravolas

Reader in Psychology



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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