Translation Studies and Linguistics are at the heart of Modern Languages at Nottingham. Our research covers Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Spanish, along with Italian, Arabic and Chinese.
Our expertise ranges from historical and sociolinguistics to applied linguistics, translation, interpreting and research into language teaching. We co-ordinate our research via our Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies, and in collaboration with our large Language Centre.
In Linguistics, we have expertise in sociolinguistics (especially French and German), history of languages education, history of linguistics, intercultural communication, corpus linguistics, and discourse analysis.
Current research projects include:
Recent projects include:
In Translation we have particular expertise in Chinese-English, French-English, German-English, Spanish-English translation and in subtitling. Associated research groups include:
With its rich portfolio of languages and translation expertise, Nottingham is the ideal place to study translation and linguistics in modern languages.
Recent and current postgraduate projects include:
You can find out more about our postgraduate research opportunities by consulting the online prospectus.
For enquiries, please contact the School's Director of Research or relevant experts listed below:
Cecilia Goria (Italian)
Nicola McLelland (German, Dutch, French, also history of linguistics)
Olivia Hellewell (Slovene, Spanish, minority languages and markets)
Heike Bartel (German/English)
Yvonne Lee (Chinese/English)
Alex Mével (French/English, audio-visual translation)
Maike Oergel (German/English, translating cultures)
Eric Sun (Chinese-English translation and localisation)
Jean Andrews (Translating poetry)
Martyn Gray (French, German, Translation and Industry)
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