Frances is a PhD student at UCL Institute of Education working under the supervision of Professor Chloe Marshall and Dr Robert Adam. Working title: Non-Medical Helper support for deaf and hard of hearing students in higher education: a study of interpreting and notetaking provision. Visit the research page for more information about the project and read the blog post she wrote for The Limping Chicken outlining some of the issues.
Frances qualified as a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter in 2001 and recently achieved the Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance (TAQA) interpreter assessor qualification.
Frances has taught English at all levels and also undertakes a small amount of proofreading work: academic assignments, business documents and web content.