What we are researching
Our research reflects the evolving nature of the discipline, encompassing new technologies, audio description, sociological perspectives on translation and innovative practices in interpreting.
- Translation technologies including machine-assisted and corpus-based translation
- Interpreting technologies including video-mediated interpreting and distance and remote interpreting
- Translation process research
- Bilingual lexicography
- Audiovisual translation including subtitling, audio description, re-speaking and other modalities
- Translation and interpreting as multimodal activities
- Translation and interpreting in the context of migration
- Dialogue interpreting
- Legal and healthcare interpreting
- Sociological approaches to translation
- Humour in translation
Find a course
Find out more about applying to Surrey.
Our Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.
Facilities and software
You’ll benefit from excellent facilities, including specialist software to support corpus-based analysis, subtitling, computer-assisted translation and terminography and audio-description. We’re also home to state-of-the-art interpreting facilities with integrated videoconferencing.