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Notes on Contributors Editors María Amparo Jiménez Ivars Ph. D. is a senior lecturer in Interpret- ing and Translation Studies at the University Jaume I where she teaches conference interpreting. Her research interests and national and international publications deal with the relation- ship between interpreting skills and performance, interpreting modes and settings, quality assessment in simultaneous inter- preting and new technologies applied to interpreting training. She has been involved in a number of official research projects devoted to interpreting quality and interpreting training both from a traditional and information and communication technol- ogies view. She is about to publish a textbook for interpreting trainees with audiovisual materials mainly in English. 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...
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