Deaf Studies Research Unit

The Deaf Studies Research Unit was established in 1997 to document the lexicon, grammar and use of New Zealand Sign Language, and to create resources that support teaching and learning of the language.

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Deaf Studies Research Unit
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Associate Professor · Programme Director, NZSL Studies
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies · Deaf Studies Research Unit

Senior Professional Teaching Fellow
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

Dr Micky Vale

Database Manager
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies · Deaf Studies Research Unit

  • 04 463 5322
  • VZ314, Von Zedlitz Building, 26 / 28 Kelburn Parade

Research Fellow
· Deaf Studies Research Unit

  • 04 463 5322
  • VZ314, Von Zedlitz Building, 26 / 28 Kelburn Parade
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Dr David McKee

Teaching Fellow
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies