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Dr Lucas Nunes Vieira

Dr Lucas Nunes Vieira

Dr Lucas Nunes Vieira
BA(UFF), MA(UAlg/UFC), PgCert(N'cle), PhD(N'cle)

Lecturer in Translation Studies with Technology

Office Rom G97, 19 Woodland Road
17 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8610

Research summary

My main areas of research are translation editing and technology, with a focus on the use of machine translation in human translation workflows. Generally, I am interested in the cognitive aspects that surround the use of technology in linguistic tasks and how this affects processes, products, and attitudes. I have experience with research methods such as eye tracking and keylogging, and with mixed-method research involving verbal reports and qualitative data analysis.

I am guest editor of a post-editing special issue of The Journal of Specialised Translation, to appear in 2019. The submission deadline is 31 Dec 2017. For full details ...

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After graduating in modern languages (Portuguese and English) and linguistics at Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brazil), I did an Erasmus Mundus master's degree in language technology at Universidade do Algarve (Portugal) and Université de Franche-Comté (France), with a short stint as a visiting student at the Research Group in Computational Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton (UK). I subsequently moved to the UK to do a PhD on cognitive effort in post-editing of machine translation at Newcastle University. I was appointed as Lecturer in Translation Studies with Technology at Bristol in September 2015.

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