My research project
Remote interpreting in healthcare settings
A two-stage mix-method study conducted via systematic review and survey, aiming to provide an overview of the current remote healthcare interpreting practice.
Wei (Angela) Zhang is a PhD researcher in Interpreting studies. She holds a MA in Translation and Interpreting, a BSc in Life Science and Biotechnology, and a MRes in Biomedicine (Cancer Biology).
Angela has worked as a freelance and in-house business interpreter/translator and public service interpreter in the UK and China for ten years. She is an ITI and NWTN registered interpreter in the UK and CATTI certified translator in China working in various fields, specializing in biomedicine/healthcare and education (Chinese-English). Her work experience also involves language teaching and tutoring of Chinese and English to non-native speakers.
As a postgraduate researcher and a medical interpreter for the NHS, Angela is particularly interested in investigating various modalities of healthcare interpreting. She is currently conducting a mixed-method systematic review and is also conducting a survey on remote medical interpreting (i.e., via telephone interpreting and videoconference interpreting).