Professor Bencie Woll FBA
Sign language as a model to understand human language generally: neuroimaging studies of commonalities in processing spoken & signed languages; the influence of modality of communication on language structure; sociolinguistics of Deaf communities.
Professor of Sign Language and Deaf Studies, University College London
Professor Janet Watson FBA
The documentation and morpho-syntactic description of modern Arabic dialects and Modern South Arabian languages; theoretical phonology and morphology with reference to Arabic and Modern South Arabian
Professor Margaret Boden FBA
Philosophy of mind and creativity; computational psychology; artificial intelligence