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Welcome to Jordan, Hamish, Jeff and Rosemary!

The BSL Corpus Project team would like to welcome our new staff members: Research Associate Jordan Fenlon, Greater London fieldworker Hamish Cooke (he has replaced the very busy Mark Nelson). Also we would like to welcome our new Greater Cardiff Deaf community fieldworker Jeff Brattan-Wilson who will work in the Cardiff area. The BSL Corpus [...]

By | 2009-03-27T17:16:32+00:00 March 27th, 2009|Academic News|0 Comments

Annotation begins

Annotating the BSL Corpus Project video data for studies of sociolinguistic variation and change has begun: we have started to move film clips into ELAN files so that we can begin to analyse the data. Here is a screen shot of an ELAN file showing a conversation between two Scottish BSL users. We have begun [...]

By | 2008-12-17T15:40:00+00:00 December 17th, 2008|Academic News|0 Comments

Data collection pilot session in London

Adam Schembri, Mark Nelson and Sally Reynolds conducted the first pilot data collection session on July 11 here at DCAL in London. We were very grateful for assistance from Tanya Denmark and Jordan Fenlon, two BSL native signers and PhD students at University College London who agreed to act as participants for the pilot filming [...]

By | 2008-07-19T20:07:55+00:00 July 19th, 2008|Academic News, News|0 Comments

Glasgow Deaf community fieldworker needed

Research Associate (Deaf Community Fieldworker) for the British Sign Language Corpus Project  - Ref 81/08/W. Grade/Salary £22,332 - £25,888 pa pro rata (1-3 months full-time/part-time). Closing date: 25 July 2008. The job will be based in Glasgow. The post for the Glasgow area will be employed by and under the terms and conditions of Heriot-Watt [...]

By | 2008-07-01T17:48:43+00:00 July 1st, 2008|Academic News|0 Comments