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Professor Carmel Houston-Price

  • Head of School

Areas of interest

  • Language acquisition, especially vocabulary development
  • Learning and the formation of preferences in childhood, especially food preferences.


Developmental psychology, cognition and learning.

Research centres and groups

  • Language, Development & Ageing
  • Centre for Literacy & Multilingualism.

Academic qualifications

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2015
  • DPhil in Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, 2002
  • BSc (first class) in Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, 1998.