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Andrew Walker

  • Phone+44 (0)20 8392 3595
  • 111 Queen's Building, Southlands

20142015

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Biography

Andy is Senior Lecturer in Translation Technology. He is an experienced translator and interpreter (working mainly with Japanese/English), and works as a freelance concurrently with his post at the University. He is a Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (MITI).

Andy teaches classes on computer-assisted translation tools and software localisation. He is an Approved Trainer for leading translation memory software SDL Trados Studio, as well as SDL's University Lecturer Champion (from 2012). He is designer and webmaster of the site of online translation journal JoSTrans.

His interests include:

  • Commercial and technical translation
  • Interpreting (simultaneous, consecutive)
  • Web technologies (including PHP programming)
  • Localisation, machine translation, and other such developments in the translation industry
  • European and Japanese cinema, especially in the context of commercial subtitling
  • Japanese language
  • Online teaching and learning

He has an MA in Japanese Studies and a BA in French/German and lived in Japan for a number of years.

Qualifications

BA, MA

Professional affiliations

Member ITI (Institute of Translation and Interpreting) for Japanese/English translation and interpreting.

Consultancy work

Experienced trainer for SDL Trados.

SDL Trados, translation memory, computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools.

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