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Prof Charles Hulme

Prof Charles Hulme

Address

210
2nd Floor
Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street
Bloomsbury
WC1N 1PF

Appointments

  • Chair of Psychology
    Language & Cognition
    Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL

2011-10-01

Current research interests include the development of reading and language skills in children, and developmental disorders of these skills.  He has published widely on different developmental disorders including Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Speech and Language Impairment, and genetic disorders including Down syndrome and Williams syndrome.  He has wide experience of Randomised Controlled Trials evaluating treatments for reading and language difficulties in children.

Award year Qualification Institution
1979 DPhil
Doctor of Philosophy
Experimental Psychology
University of Oxford
1976 MA
Master of Arts
Experimental Psychology
University of Oxford
Charles Hulme completed his doctorate under the supervision of Peter Bryant and Donald Broadbent at the University of Oxford before taking up his first academic position as Lecturer at York in 1978.

Charles was awarded the British Psychological Society's Spearman Medal in 1985 and he was the joint recipient of the Dina Fietelson Award of the International Reading Association for research on reading intervention, 1998.

He was formerly editor in chief of Scientific Studies of Reading (2005-2008), the official journal of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, and is currently (2007-2010) Associate Editor of Psychological Science the flagship journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Current research interests include the development of reading and language skills in children, and developmental disorders of these skills.  He has published widely on different developmental disorders including Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Speech and Language Impairment, and genetic disorders including Down syndrome and Williams syndrome.  He has wide experience of Randomised Controlled Trials evaluating treatments for reading and language difficulties in children.