Training for new deaf academics – applications for training awards and participation

Study programmes


iSLanDS at UCLan are looking for participants to take part in a training event for deaf academics, which will be held in Preston from 1-5 September 2015, coordinated by iSLanDS.

iSLanDS have a number of £500 training awards for participants who also act as trainers. These trainers will each deliver a two-hour session on one of the following topics:

• developing your academic CV
• the world of publishing
• signing your academic text
• academic writing skills
• annotating data
• writing a project bid
• planning your research project
• statistics for sign language research
• Relationship between universities and NGOs
• linguistic diversity of sign languages

The training award covers the costs of attendance, travel and accommodation, which will suit participants from Europe. If you would like to apply for a training award, please fill in the Training Award application form at and send it to by Wednesday 27 May.

Video clips are provided here at if you want to see this information in British Sign Language or International Sign.

iSLanDS have extended the deadline for training award applicationsthe extended deadline is Wednesday 27 May.

Please feel free to get in touch with iSLanDS about any application, travel or accommodation queries by emailing

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