Category: News

Translation industry ethics

I recently polled my LinkedIn network to get a feel for the reasons why more translators don't speak out about translation industry ethics and shady practices. What do I mean by that? Well, many things, among them low rates and a failure to honour payment terms. The poll was by no means...

New course completed: Anatomy for Translators and Interpreters

Offered every year in January, this 20-hour course from the Translation and Interpreting Department of the University of Salamanca guides linguists through the study of human anatomy and provides a blueprint for how to approach the translation of anatomical terms. This course was a great...

New webinar attended: An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials

I joined a Stanford webinar on An Insider's Guide to Clinical Trials. Presenters Dr Kristin Sainani and Dr Regina Nuzzo examined the good and the bad of real trials, delving into concepts such as micro-randomisation, block randomisation and p-hacking. Case studies included an observational study...

New webinar attended: AI update for translators

There's no denying AI is impacting the language industry but it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom. This week I attended a short AI update from Joe Lepine of Lion Translation Academy, picking up some handy hints and tips for how to skilfully get the most out of AI for translation and...