Annual Event – Year 2: Student Vivas, Cohort 1

Conference Programme Karina Arzumanyan Technologies in Interpreting: the Impact of Glossary Management Tools on the Preparation Stage of Interpreting Abstract: This pilot study aims at evaluating the impact of glossary management tools on the preparation stage of interpreting. After discussing the theoretical background on interpreting technologies, we will provide a comparative analysis of three terminology management tools and the results […]

Annual Event 2021 – Invited Speakers

Conference Programme Dr Arle Lommel (Senior Analyst, CSA Research) 12 July 2021 – 14:00-15:00 BST Augmented Translation and the Future of Human Translators. Abstract The rise of ever-improving neural machine translation and the improvement of other translation technologies is dramatically changing the working environment of professional linguists. Increasingly, translators and interpreters are required to use machine translation and other technologies, […]

EM TTI Annual Event 2021

EM TTI Annual Event 2021 12 July 2021 08:00 – 19.00 BST Confirmed Schedule – Day One Time Event 07:50-08:00 Log on to waiting room  08:00-08:10 Welcome from EM TTI Coordinator Professor Ruslan Mitkov 08:10-09:00 Year 2 Dissertation Vivas (Cohort 1) Anna Iankovskaia:  The Sources of Text Complexity for Machine Translation 09:00-09:50 Daniya Khamidullina: Corpus linguistics applications to interlingual subtitling […]

Visiting Scholars 2020/21

Our final blog about the Visitng Scholars is written by René Taboada – from the 2020 Cohort.  Our journey into the depths of statistics and computational linguistics has been quite something! Coming from a background focused on Translation Studies and Humanities in general, you can imagine how fascinating, yet daunting, exploring so many new topics in these areas has been. […]

Visiting Scholars 2020/21

Our next post is written by another of our esteemed Visiting Scholars – Elena Murgolo. Pandemic teaching A couple of months back, I’ve had the pleasure of delivering a few short lessons as Visiting Scholar for the EM TTI. Unfortunately, I couldn’t meet anybody in person for obvious reasons: due to the pandemic and to a vaccination campaign that still […]

Visiting Scholars 2020/21

Our next blog post is written by one of the 2020 cohort – Anna Furtado. From technology to terminology, several different visiting scholars have coloured the second semester of UMA students. Although the pandemic might have prevented us from being involved in certain activities, the online settings made it easier for having classes with world-renowned scholars this year. On the […]