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Bishop, Prof. Dorothy Vera Margaret free

DPhil; FBA 2006; FRS 2014; FMedSci

Born 14 Feb. 1952; d of Aubrey Francis Bishop and Annemarie Sofia Bishop (née Eucken); m 1976, Patrick Michael Anthony Rabbitt , qv

Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology, since 1999, and Wellcome Principal Research Fellow, since 1998, University of Oxford

Education

St Hugh’s Coll., Oxford (BA Hons 1973; MA; DPhil 1978); Inst. of Psychiatry, Univ. of London (MPhil 1975)

Career

Res. Officer, Neuropsychology Unit, Dept of Clinical Neurology, Univ. of Oxford, 1975–82; Sen. Res. Fellow, MRC, at Univs of Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester, 1982–91; Sen. Res. Scientist, MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, 1991–98. Adjunct Prof., Univ. of Western Australia, 1998. Mem., ESRC, 1996–2000. FMedSci 2000; Fellow, Assoc. for Psychol Sci., 2010. Hon. DM Lund, 2004; Hon. DSc: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2012; Western Australia, 2012

Publications

(ed with K. Mogford) Language Development in Exceptional Circumstances, 1988; Handedness and Developmental Disorders, 1990; Uncommon Understanding: development and disorders of language comprehension in children, 1997; (ed with L. B. Leonard) Speech and Language Impairments in Children, 2000

Recreations

Victorian novels, pre-1945 films, blogging (http://deevybee.blogspot.com), Twitter (www.twitter.com/deevybee), writing crime fiction under pen-name Deevy Bishop (two Kindle e-books, The Case of the Fremantle Fingers, The Case of the Brothel in the Bush, 2011)

Address

Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD

(01865) 271386