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Bencie Woll


Honorary Professor of Sign Language Linguistics

Division of Psychology & Language Sciences

 

Expertise: Linguistics, cognitive neuroscience

Research on a wide variety of topics, all connected with sign language and deaf communities: the history of BSL, how children learn BSL, and sign language and the brain.

Screenshot of zoom conversation between 6 people. Some of the people are signing to communicate.

More about Bencie

I have been involved in research on sign language for 40 years, starting at the University of Bristol. I came to UCL in 2005, where I founded the Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre together with deaf and hearing colleagues.

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