Sign language grant

September 28, 2007

A grant of £1.2 million to create a computerised collection of language recordings of British Sign Language has been awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council to Bristol University, University College London, University of Wales Bangor, Heriot-Watt University and Queen's University Belfast.

The project, led by UCL, will also study aspects of the vocabulary, grammar and sociolinguistics of BSL. Data will be collected from at least 240 native and near-native deaf signers of BSL from eight sites across the UK.

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