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Speakers  Emilia Djonov (Macquarie University) and Chiao-I Tseng (University of Bremen) Abstract: A large body of research has established the need for systematic investigations into learners’ ever more pervasive engagement with new technologies and their competence in accessing, interpreting and authoring multimedia texts (cf. Buckingham 2003, Finch & Arrow 2017; Marsh et al. 2017). As…
The Workshop on Computational Approaches to Morphologically Rich  Languages (#CAMRL2018) is organised by the Centre for Kartvelian and Caucasian Studies at the University of Leeds. This one-day workshop aims to bring together established specialists and postgraduate research students working in the field of computational morphology and morphosyntax. The Workshop will feature plenary talks by Dunstan Brown from the…
9.20 Introduction to workshop: Janet Watson, Jon Lovett & Diane Nelson 9.30–11.00 Diane Nelson, University of Leeds: Meadow Mari Jon Lovett, University of Leeds & Deryn Rees-Jones, University of Liverpool: Story telling and complex adaptive systems Janet C.E. Watson, University of Leeds & Leonid Kogan, National Research University, Moscow: What’s the time? Natural measurement of…
Multilingualism and multiliteracy in primary school children in India: Linguistic and cognitive effects. A starting point of this research is that bilingualism and multilingualism have revealed cognitive advantages and good learning skills in children raised in Western societies. Multilingualism is the norm in India. However, rather than enjoying cognitive and learning advantages, multilingual Indian children show  low levels of…
This is an event jointly hosted by CELT (Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching) and CIRLE (Centre for Research and Innovation in Legal Education) on 13th of June – ‘Linguistic insights into the needs of International Law (LLM) students’ (Jenny Kemp, University of Leicester). For further information and to register for the event please follow the…
Speaker: Dr Sue-Ann Harding, Queens University Belfast Abstract: That translation and interpreting are social phenomena rather than some kind of isolated and disembodied textual and interlingual practice is by now well-established in Translation Studies. As one of several sociological-based approaches to the study of translations and translators, social narrative theory remains a rigorous and attractive…
Talk by Rob Waller – abstract / bio below Rob Waller’s career has included professional practice as an information designer and academic roles at the Open University and the University of Reading, where he was Professor of Information Design. This talk addresses the interface between those two worlds.  At Reading, he worked with Martin Thomas and Judy Delin…
In this workshop, you will learn now to use the intuitive Builder interface PsychoPy. This interface aims to be easy enough for use in undergraduate teaching, yet flexible enough for high-precision experimental psychology. Getting started with basic experiments is really easy, but this workshop will show you how to extend those simple experiments into more…
Research Seminar Series in Interpreting and Translation Studies Supported by the LCS Strategic Research Development Fund Abstract The design of community interpreting research studies can incorporate triangulation of research data using different methodologies in order to test or explore the same phenomena from different perspectives (Hale & Napier, in press). This approach is typically referred…
You are kindly invited to an informal meeting with Centre for Translation Studies (CTS) alumna Beth Gardner. Beth completed her MA Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies (MACITS) in 2011 with French and Italian, and moved to Italy the following year to work as a Personal Assistant/Marketing Coordinator for a manufacturing company. About 2 years ago…