Kim began her academic studies at Queen Mary, University of London graduating with a BSc (Econ) in Politics and Law. She subsequently spent a decade in the finance industry working for City brokers Willis Corroon where she provided legal consultancy services to blue-chip corporate clients.This was followed by fifteen years in the commercial television sector, during which time she received sponsorship from her employer Independent Television (ITV) to pursue an MA in Journalism at the University of Westminster. Subsequently, she worked in the press team at Independent Television News (ITN) where she held the position of Head of Internal Communications. Kim returned to academia in 2010, studying for an MA in audiovisual translation at the University of Surrey's Centre for Translation Studies.
Kim is delighted to have been awarded a full doctoral studentship by the AHRC and is an enthusiastic participant in the TECHNE doctoral training partnership consortium.
University roles and responsibilities
- Research Fellow
Kim is currently undertaking empirical research in the field of audio description and emotion, trialling an intervention to address the needs of autistic spectrum audiences affected by emotion recognition difficulties.
Other research interests: Audiovisual translation for physical accessibility (blind and partially sighted); cognition and language.
Kim has taught the Academic Writing series of seminars for the past three years at the Centre for Translation Studies.
IPCITI, 11th International Postgraduate Conference in Translation and Interpreting, University of Edinburgh.
Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Surrey
ARSAD Conference, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)