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  • 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.
  • Dr. Lorna Carson receives a Trinity Global Engagement Award
    Dr Lorna Carson is awarded a Trinity Global Engagement Award for her work in developing and maintaining Trinity’s links with East Asia. 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
  • Summer School in Deaf Studies in Aarhus University, Denmark Dr. John Bosco Conama will be teaching at the Aarhus University summer school in Deaf Studies. It is the first course in Europe taught by an all-Deaf crew, and taught in sign language. It is taught in International Sign, with simultaneous interpretation to English. Thus, both Deaf and hearing students are welcome.

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