Aims and Objectives

The overarching aim of CTISS is to build a diverse and coherent body of knowledge which seeks to address socially-relevant issues in Translation and Interpreting Studies across languages and cultures in the global context.

To achieve this aim, the following objectives are pursued:

  • Foster collaboration among members of the Centre and between members of the Centre and the wider academic community
  • Engage with public bodies and relevant industries to identify significant research areas and develop projects which have real impacts on communities
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for Knowledge Exchange
  • Provide support mechanisms for research career development
  • Build capacity and maintain a sustainable community of postgraduate researchers working in Translation and Interpreting studies
  • Encourage funding applications and cooperate in the development of bids
  • Develop research training courses for internal and external participants (e.g. summer schools)
  • Disseminate research findings through publications, presentations and public-engagement activities