Dr Hayley Dawson
Academic and research departmentsSchool of Literature and Languages, Centre for Translation Studies.
Hayley is a Research Fellow contributing to the ESRC-funded SMART project, which investigates how respeaking technology can provide multilingual access. She holds an MA in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a PhD in Translation Studies from the University of Roehampton, in which she explored training for interlingual respeakers to provide access for a wide audience. Hayley is a member of the international research group GALMA, the Galician Observatory for Media Access, where she contributes to respeaking certification and delivers training courses for pre-recorded subtitling and interlingual respeaking. She also works as a freelance language and accessibility specialist and provides services in Spanish to English translation, subtitling, respeaking and training.