Dr Derek Paravicini

Derek is a world famous musical savant. He is blind and autistic with severe learning difficulties. Derek received an Honorary Doctorate from University of Roehampton in 2011. As such, he is the first ever person with severe learning difficulties to receive an academic award. In spite of his disabilities, he is an exceptional musician who performs all over the world.

Dr Antonia Zachariou, University of Roehampton

Elizabeth Barstad and colleagues from University of Stavanger, Norway University of Stavanger, Norway

Dr Fiona Costa

Dr Evangelos Himonides, UCL, Institute of Education

Professor Raymond MacDonald, University of Edinburgh

Graham Welch, UCL, Institute of Education, Visiting Professor, University of Roehampton

Susan Young