A Tribute to Brian Harris
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Notes on Contributors Editors María Jesús Blasco Mayor trained as a translator and interpreter at Universidad de Granada (Spain). She currently lectures in Inter- preting at Universitat Jaume I (Castellón, Spain), having taught Spanish at Goldsmiths College (University of London). She has also worked both as a freelance translator and intepreter. Her re- search interest started with translation and interpreting teaching and learning, and then she went on to carry a cognitive-based experimental research project that lead to her doctoral thesis, which dealt on the comprehension component of interpreting training. She has participated in I+D research projects lead by Angela Collados on interpreting quality, where she especialized in diction as a quality parameter. She has also researched the use of new technologies to enhance both interpreter training and automatization of comprehension processes. She is currently working on the implementation of quality PSI in the legal set- tings in Spain under European Directive 2010/64/EU. Amparo Jiménez Ivars Ph. D. is a senior lecturer in Interpreting and Translation Studies at the University Jaume I where she teaches conference interpreting. Her research interests and national and international publications deal with the relationship between interpreting skills and performance, interpreting modes and set- tings, quality assessment in simultaneous interpreting and new technologies applied to interpreting training. She has been in- volved in a number of official research projects devoted to inter- preting quality and interpreting training both from a traditional and information and communication technologies view. She is about to publish...
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