Kate Watkins is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Experimental Psychology and St Anne’s College, University of Oxford. She is the current Holder of the ILCB IMERA Chair and based in Marseille until March 2023. Kate is interested in the brain processes involved in speech and language. Her research group uses brain stimulation and brain imaging to examine interactions between auditory and motor systems during speech production and perception. Some of the populations she studies have speech and language disorders including adults with developmental stuttering and children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).