Dr Caiwen Wang
Principal Teaching Fellow
Faculty of Arts & Humanities
- Joined UCL
- 1st Oct 2013
My research interests are empirical studies of translation and interpreting, and applied linguistics in general. At the moment, I am particularly keen to explore the cognitive aspect of and cultural issues in translation and interpreting. I supervise Type A and Type B MSc dissertation, and PhD in Translation and Interpreting Studies.
My latest research activities at UCL include:
At UCL, I teach scientific and technical translation between English and Chinese, taught consecutive and liaison interpreting, and have been an examiner for consecutive and liaison interpreting.
At UCL, I am Principal Teaching Fellow in Translation and Interpreting. I hold a PhD in Pragmatics from Loughborough University, UK, and a Master degree in General Linguistics and Applied Linguistics (with Distinction) plus a Bachelor degree in English for Science and Technology, both from Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China. I was trained to be a translator and interpreter throughout my Bachelor and Masters study programmes, and have been freelancing translation and interpreting since 1995 in addition to my academic work. I am an executive member of the China Association for Translation, Interpreting and Cognition, and one of the Association's Executive Directors, assisting in coordination of academic activities related to the UK and Europe.
an editorial board member of International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation, and a reviewer for the international journal Transletters: International Journal of Translation and Interpreting, and Journal of Pragmatics.