External Activities

  • Executive representative for Translation and Interpreting, University Council for Modern Languages since 2015
  • Member of the Peer Review Council, Arts and Humanities Research Council (2012-present); Follow-On Funding Panel pool member since 2016
  • UK representative on the European Language Council Working Group on Language and Rights since 2016
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, Asling Translating and the Computer Conference since 2016, previously member of the Programme Committee (2014-16)
  • Peer reviewer for Swiss National Science Foundation (2015-16)
  • National Teaching Fellowship, awarded in 2008
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2008
  • Currently External Examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in French, Interpreting and Translation at the University of Westminster; previously External Examiner for the MSc in Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology (Imperial College, London), MSc in Translation Studies (Glasgow University), MA Translation Studies (Manchester University)
  • External Examiner for PhDs at Bangor University, Imperial College, Manchester University, Swansea University, University College Dublin
  • Reviewer for publishers including Bloomsbury, John Benjamins, Routledge
  • Reviewer for journals including The International Journal of Communication, The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, the Journal of Specialised Translation (JoSTrans), Languages in Contrast, Meta, New Readings, Perspectives, The Translator, Target
  • Invited researcher, Directorate General for Translation, European Commission
  • Invited research and consultancy, European Space Agency translation unit
  • Consultancy for translation providers and translation units in various private companies
  • Continuing Professional Development training for the Institute for Translation and Interpreting (UK) and private translation providers
  • Translation Ethics CPD workshop for members of the ITI, Chartered Institute of Linguists and practising translators and interpreters from the Refugee Council
  • Roundtable and networking event on Translation Quality (Chair), with Chris Durban and Prof Juliane House, UEA London

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