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People at DCAL

Find contact information for our Centre's Staff, Research Fellows, Students and Collaborators


Core Team



Kearsy Cormier



Professor Kearsy Cormier

UCL DCAL Director and Professor of Sign Linguistics

Email: k.cormier@ucl.ac.uk


Mairead MacSweeney


Professor Mairéad MacSweeney

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

Visual Communication Group Leader

Email: m.macsweeney@ucl.ac.uk




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Dr. Velia Cardin

Associate Professor

Head of Deafness and Neural Plasticity Lab

Email: velia.cardin@ucl.ac.uk





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Dr. Fiona Kyle


Director of The Literacy and Deafness Development Research Lab (The LADDER Lab)

Email: f.kyle@ucl.ac.uk


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Dr. Kate Rowley


Email: kate.rowley@ucl.ac.uk


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Professor Bencie Woll

Founder and First DIrector of DCAL

Honorary Professor of Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Email: b.woll@ucl.ac.uk


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Indie Beedie

Executive Officer

Email: i.beedie@ucl.ac.uk


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Daniel Diaz

IT officer and network administrator

DCAL Lab Technician

Email: daniel.diaz@ucl.ac.uk


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Sannah Gulamani

Reasonable Adjustment Co-ordinator & Impact and Communication Officer

Email: s.gulamani@ucl.ac.uk







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Afshan Jamil

Centre Administrator

Email: afshan.jamil@ucl.ac.uk

Research Staff


Dr. Kathryn Mason

Research Fellow

Language & Cognition

Email: kathryn.mason.12@ucl.ac.uk



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Neil Fox

Research Assisstant

E-mail: Neil Fox





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Dr. Patrick Rosenburg

Postdoctoral Research Associate

E-mail: p.rosenburg@ucl.ac.uk




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Dr. Tyron Woolfe

Research Fellow at DCAL and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

Email: tyron.woolfe@ucl.ac.uk 








Independent Research Fellows


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Dr. Carly Anderson

Research Fellow at DCAL and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

Email: carly.anderson@ucl.ac.uk















Research students


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Diane Stoianov

Phd Student

Email: diane.stoianov.15@ucl.ac.uk




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Heidi Proctor

PhD Student

Email: heidi.proctor.14@ucl.ac.uk





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Matt Brown

Phd Student

Email: m.brown.13@ucl.ac.uk
















Collaborators at UCL

Honorary UCL staff

Other Collaborators

  • Prof. Adam Kendon
  • Dr. Christopher Stone
  • Prof. Gary Morgan
  • Prof. Jim Kyle
  • Dr Lizzie Buchanan-Worster
  • Prof. Margaret Harris
  • Dr. Paddy Ladd
  • Dr. Paulina Ajavon
  • Prof. Ruth Campbell
  • Prof. Trevor Johnston


Former DCAL Staff and Students

> Click here for a list of former staff and students.


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