Partners and People

University of Sheffield

Susan Fitzmaurice is Vice President and Head of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Her primary research interests are in linguistics, particularly sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. 

Patricia Cowell is Deputy Dean of the Health Sciences School. She researches biological and behavioural differences between males and females, with a focus on brain anatomy, environment, speech, language and cognition across the life span.

Seth Mehl is Digital Humanities Fellow in the Digital Humanities Institute. His research centres on linguistic meaning, including semantics, pragmatics, and discourse. 

Pala Forerunners

Paul de Bruyn is director of grassroots development NGO Pala Forerunners. He has been intimately involved in rural socio-economic development initiatives for 30 years. 

University of Pretoria

Glen Ncube is a lecturer in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies. His main areas of research interest include the histories of medicine and rural healthcare; medical humanities; and archives.