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Dr Julia Stewart

Associate Dean of Allied Health Professions; Associate Professor

School of Health & Wellbeing

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Role Summary


As Associate Dean I support the Dean in managing all aspects of the School of Health & Wellbeing.  I have a lead role for Allied Health Professions.

I lecture on the BSc Speech & Language Therapy programme in several key areas with a specific interest in developmental speech and language disorders and clinical education. As a professional tutor I support students' development through clinical placement experiences and also contribute to delivering training to placement educators.



  • Doctor of Education in Education; University of Exeter
  • BA (Hons) Human Communication Studies; 1st class
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Health and Care Professions Council;  and Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists registered SLT



  • Developmental speech, language and communication disorders
  • Clinical linguistics and phonetics
  • Professional knowledge and skills
  • Clinical education



  • The assessment of developmental language disorders
  • Student experience on clinical placement
  • Thesis: 'Speech and Language Therapists: Learning to be Placement Educators'
  • Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Specific Language Impairment, Training, and Sure Start
  • Language delay in children living in areas of socio-economic deprivation
  • Use of reusable learning objects - linguistic analysis tool



Wisdom, F. Mallinson, A. & Stewart, J. (2020) Something to get our teeth into? Pre-registration dysphagia training at Plymouth Marjon University. RCSLT Bulletin.

Specialists in Specific Speech Impairment Network (2013) Good Practice Guidelines for the Transcription of Children's speech Samples. RCSLT Publications online.

Stewart, J. (2014) Role models as clinicians and educators. RCSLT Bulletin.

Stewart, J. (2013) Speech and language therapists learning to be clinical educators. Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology 15, 2, 65-69.

Stewart, J (2002) Taking the service to the client. RCSLT Bulletin Journal.

Stewart J & Duckworth D (1998) Some Observations on Spoken and Shouted Speech. IPA conference paper.

2010 - organised local collection of standardization data for the Reynell Developmental Language Scales.

Expert Membership of professional bodies


  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Member of the British Association of Clinical Linguists
  • Member of Southwest Clinical Leads Group

Roles on external bodies



  • Co-founder of National Clinical Excellence Network in Clinical Education
  • Co-founder of the Southwestl Clinical Excellence Network for Children's Speech Disorders
  • External Examiner for PGDip Speech and Language Therapy at London City University
  • Member of the national Practice Education Lead group
  • Member of CREST - the national group for SLT Programme Leads
  • SNOWMED reviewer for Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Other Interests



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