What’s deoxyribonucleotide in sign language? – BBC News


By Hazel Martin – Reporter, BBC Scotland’s The Nine – 21 July 2019
Liam was so frustrated by the lack of signs for scientific words, he created his own

Frustrated at the lack of complex scientific terms in British Sign Language, a Dundee student has created more than 100 new signs to help deaf people express themselves when talking about science.

For any new student, coming into a lecture theatre or a laboratory can be nerve-wracking – especially if you can’t hear.

That was the reality Liam Mcmulkin faced when he began studying life sciences at the University of Dundee in 2015.

Born deaf, Liam was the first person in his family to go to university, after receiving an undergraduate scholarship from The Robertson Trust.


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