I am a senior lecturer, in the Speech and Hearing Sciences division at Queen Margaret University and a full member of Clinical Audiology, Speech and Language Research Centre (CASL).

My main areas of research interests are language development and impairment in children and young people, especially marginalized and vulnerable groups. I am currently conducting research with male young offenders and looked-after children and young people, and those from disadvantaged backgrounds. I am also interested in developmental dyslexia and literacy in children and young people. I supervise MSc and PhD theses in the above areas.

For more information on my research interests, teaching and projects see my staff profile

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