Heriot Watt University


The IRC is one of two research centres associated with the Departmant of Languages and Intercultural Studies (LINCS) at Heriot-Watt University. Below you can view the latest news about what's going on in LINCS or you can visit their website http://lifeinlincs.org

  • The INCS in LINCS

    Jan 15 2019 | 10:45 am

    LINCS is not only about languages; it stands for Languages and INterCultural Studies and our core purpose is to create multilingual, multicultural, global citizens. To achieve this, the “INCS” in LINCS specialises in (inter)cultural studies such as living cultural heritage,[…]

  • Exploring family language policy in deaf-hearing mixed families

    Dec 17 2018 | 04:31 am

    By Jemina Napier, Annelies Kusters & Maartje De Meulder Click here to see this blogpost in International Sign. We are a team of three mothers and academics (two deaf and one hearing) who sign in our every day lives, including[…]

  • Sign language researchers talk research!

    Nov 12 2018 | 04:50 am

    By Jemina Napier Click here to see a version of this blogpost in British Sign Language (BSL). While I am on research sabbatical from Heriot-Watt University I am fortunate to be spending my time as a Visiting Research Fellow at[…]


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