Deafness Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Deafness Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Jeff McWhinney’s Fellowship in 2007 looked at the benefits and disadvantages of live online video sign language interpreting, from the perspectives of the deaf consumer and the sign language interpreter. Read more...

Chris Harrowell travelled to the USA and Canada in 1986, investigating timber frame architecture and energy conservation. Being deaf, Christopher was particularly interested in Gallaudet University in Washington and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he met deaf students involved in design and construction courses and deaf professionals who had qualified as architects and were working in their own practices. Read more... 

John Hay is chair of the British Deaf History Society, a very small charity established in 1993 to promote and advance the interest in the discovery, preservation and conservation of the histories of Deaf people, their communities, culture and language. He used his Fellowship in 2006 to undertake a study tour of deaf museums and archival centres in Europe, the USA and Canada. Read more...