I have a PhD and post-doctoral experience in Biotechnology. My previous roles have involved project management and publishing a quarterly scientific journal.
As Co-Director of DCAL's Continuing Professional Development provision, I develop and deliver summer school programmes and lead on developing online short courses on deaf awareness targeted at professionals. Our current offerings include BSL and research skills summer school programmes and self-directed online deaf awareness short courses.
I also lead on a the delivery of a joint venture with UCL Widening Participation, 'Discover UCL or D/deaf and Hard of hearing students', a residential summer school aimed at year 11 and 12 students… UCL is the only UK university that currently offers such an opportunity to deaf and hard of hearing students.
I am the Faculty of Brain Sciences’ Disability Equity Lead, and work with the Faculty Disability Equity group to ensure the contributions of disabled staff and students are valued, that they have equitable opportunities and prosper in our community. I am also a member of the UCL Disability Equality Steering Group.
I have won two Provost's awards, Public Engagement (2014) and Excellence in Fairness, Equality and Diversity (2018) and an Innovation and Enterprise Award (2019). I was awarded a Senior Fellowship of HEA in 2019.
E-mail: Dr. Manjula Patrick