Translation and intercultural studies research group

Our research encompasses various areas of translation and interpreting studies research, including literatures in translation, transnational writing and identities, history of translation, modes of interpreting, ethics of the profession, training & pedagogical approaches as well as the incorporation of new technologies in the professional and teaching environment.

Our researchers are nationally and internationally renowned and have published widely in the field. We supervise MA and PhD dissertations in the areas listed above.

Main areas of research

The research interests of this group are consolidated within the following research themes:

Training & Pedagogical Approaches (Translation and Interpreting)

Literatures in Translation

Modes of Interpreting

Ethics of the Profession

Other group members also offer expertise in the following specific areas

Transnational Identities

Translation & Interpreting History

Professional Identities

Sociolinguistics of Interpreting and Interpreters

Reception Studies

Media Translation

Children’s Literature in Translation

Contrastive Analysis and Translation

Discourse Analysis for Interpreting

  • Helen Tebble

Thematic and Information Structures

Medical Interpreting and the Language of Depression

  • Helen Tebble


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