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Office of Research Support & International Affairs (RSIA) News Releases

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International Signs

This Spring semester, the Department of Interpretation is offering a Special Topic course of International Signs (IS) on Wednesday's from 1-3:50 p.m.

Namiraa Baljinnyam at TED conference in 2013

Alumna creates a new future for early intervention and deaf education in Mongolia

For two long years, Namiraa Baljinnyam of Mongolia remained hospitalized as doctors tried to restore her hearing which she had lost after contracting spinal meningitis. By 14 years old, it was evident that it would never be regained, and so her parents' enrolled her in Number 29, the only school for the deaf in the entire country.

Anne Vikkelso during an interview with Research Support & International Affairs

Anne Vikkelsø met with RSIA for an interview about her IVSP experience in the Fall 2014 semester.

International Visiting Student Program leads Deaf Danish advocate to Gallaudet

Anne Vikkelsø, a deaf advocacy worker from Denmark, spent the fall 2014 academic semester at Gallaudet through the University's International Visiting Student Program (IVSP), broadening her knowledge about best practices in serving the deaf community.

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2015 Summer Interpreting and Translation Research Institute

Gallaudet University and the University of Maryland are pleased to announce the inaugural Summer Interpreting and Translation Research Institute, to be held from August 2-7, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Participation is limited to the first 25 registrants.

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Thanks, Small Grants!

A brief story on two recipients of RSIA's Small Grants funding, Hannah Joharchi (PhD student, Clinical Psychology) and Dr. M. Diana Clark (Department of Education).

Dr. Cynthia Roy & Dr. Xiaoyan Xiao pose for a photo at the 10th China National Conference and International Forum on Interpreting Studies, Xiamen University

Dr. Cynthia Roy and Xiaoyan Xiao at 10th China National Conference and International Forum on Interpreting University at Xiamen University.

Department of Interpretation News Updates

Gallaudet University's Department of Interpretation (DOI) supports a wide variety of research activities designed to advance knowledge on critical questions in interpreting and translation studies. This article provides an update on DOI's latest accomplishments in the field.

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Masaryk University visits RSIA

Masaryk University and Gallaudet University are currently meeting (December 8-10, 2014) with the goal of brokering an educational exchange. Details of the results of this meeting will be published in RSIA news.

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UNICEF Pacific newest Ambassador: Krishneer Sen

UNICEF Pacific announces its newest Pacific Ambassador, Mr. Krishneer Sen, a previous World Deaf Leadership (WDL) scholar at Gallaudet University. WDL is supported by RSIA.

Original article from UNICEF

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IRB Ensures Rights of Human Subjects in Research Studies

Protecting the rights and safety of human subjects who participate in research studies conducted by Gallaudet faculty, staff, and students are primary responsibilities of the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Gallaudet requires everyone conducting research, on or off campus, involving human subjects to apply for approval from the IRB.

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2014-2015 Priority Research Fund Grant Awardees

The Priority Research Fund program is a $35,000 award paid by The Research Support & International Affairs to assist faculty and staff with expenses associated with research necessary to prepare for external funding when the Priority Research Fund expired.

Reprinted from the Daily Digest

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Call For Nominations for The Rachel Hartig Award for Research Excellence

The Rachel Hartig Award goes to a researcher in the field of International Deaf Cultural Studies with preference given to work related to Francophone areas and Hispanic Deaf Studies. The John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Award encourages research on the lives and experiences of deaf people and their communities.

Reprinted from the Daily Digest

Kevin Cole (retired) and Charles Reilly view the new database

RSIA Executive Director Charles Reilly and Research Applications Programmer (retired) Kevin Cole review the Research and Scholarly Achievement at Gallaudet University.

Gallaudet Unveils New Research, Scholarly Achievement Database

A comprehensive view of the wide range of Gallaudet's unique contributions in the fields of research and scholarly achievement is available online to the public for the first time, thanks to a new database developed by the Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA).

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