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  • PhD student Aoife Finn's linguistic research hits the headlines!
    Aoife Finn's PhD research into the syntax of the Maoiri dialect te reo is making the headlines here and down under! Much like the Irish language, te reo is only spoken by a minority of the indigenous people, and Aoife is one of a select few linguists globally who have devoted themselves to studying the language more
  • Events

    Language, Mind, Society: CLCS Public Lecture Series

    • Title: Language Myths: First Language, Second Language, What Language? Deaf Students and Sign Language Interpreters
      Speaker: Dr. Christine Monikowski, Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education, Rochester, New York.
      Time & Venue: 15 June 2016, 6.30pm, Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin.

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    • PhD candidate Edyta English wins Best Paper Award at Donostia Young Researchers Symposium on Multilingualism (DISM2016) for her paper "Multilingualism and gestures: Gesture repertoires of Australian, Irish and Polish mono, bi- and multilingual speakers" more
    • Dr Margaret Walshe awarded HRB/Atlantic Philantrophies Grant for Dementia Research
      Communication difficulties are an inherent part of dementia causing frustration, anxiety and misunderstanding for the person with dementia, but also caregivers and family. Communicating successfully not only improves our quality of life but also preserves our sense of identity. more.
    • Dr John Bosco Conama, Language Ambassador of the Year
      Dr John Bosco Conama, Centre for Deaf Studies, receives the prestigious Language Ambassador of the Year award for his outstanding contribution to the promotion and recognition of Irish Sign Language (ISL) in Ireland. more.
    • New Directions in Telecollaborative Research and Practice
      The School will host the second conference on telecollaboration in university in education in April 2016, continuing its pioneering commitment to the research and practice of online intercultural exchange. more

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