St John's President receives honorary degree from University of Bristol

Date 21 February 2019

Professor Maggie Snowling is awarded a Doctor of Science.

Professor Maggie Snowling CBE, FBA, FMedSci graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Psychology in 1976. 

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In 2003, she earned the British Psychological Society President’s Award, followed in 2005 by the Samuel T Orton Award of the International Dyslexia Association.

She is former president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading and former Joint Editor of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

In 2016, she was appointed CBE for services to science and the understanding of dyslexia. Her fellowships include the British Academy, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Academy of Social Sciences.

Yesterday she returned to her former institution to receive a Doctor of Science.

Maggie Snowling Receives Honorary Fellow at Bristol University Feb 2019