Dr Lynne Barnes

Principal Lecturer in British Sign Language and Deaf Studies, Academic Team Lead: Humanities, Language and Asia Pacific StudiesSchool of Psychology and Humanities

Lynne developed the British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Studies course in 1993. She also helped to develop the university support service for deaf students. Lynne is Academic Team Lead for the disciplines of BSL & Deaf Studies, English Language and Linguistics and Religion, Culture & Society. Lynne's teaching and scholarship focus on the education and pedagogy of deaf learners. In recognition of her contribution to the relative new discipline of BSL & Deaf Studies and her work in the support of deaf students, Lynne was recognised as a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.