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Biography: Heather Fulford

Dr. Heather Fulford is a Lecturer in Information Systems in the Business School at Loughborough University, UK, and Deputy Director of the Management Sciences degree programme. She studied modern languages at Durham University and then undertook postgraduate translator training at the University of Surrey. After graduation, Dr. Fulford worked as an in-house technical translator for a German translation agency and then for a London-based patent agent. She gained her PhD in terminology management from the University of Surrey. Dr. Fulford is Chair of the Translating Division of the Institute of Linguists, and a Council member of the Institute of Linguists. She is also on the committee of the Natural Language Translation Specialist Group of the British Computer Society. At Loughborough University, Dr. Fulford is currently the Principal Investigator and Project Manager on a three-year research project funded by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) set up to investigate the uptake of ICT by UK translators. She has published in journals such as Terminology, Machine Translation, Information Resources Management Journal, and Information Management and Computer Security, as well as written a number of book chapters and papers for conference proceedings (e.g. Coling, European Association for Machine Translation, Aslib, EURALEX, Information Resources Management Association, and the European Conference on Information Systems). She can be reached at H.Fulford@lboro.ac.uk

Joaquin Granell Zafra

Joaquin Granell Zafra is a doctoral researcher in the Business School at Loughborough University, currently working on a three-year research project funded by the EPSRC (Economic and Physical Sciences Research Council) set up to investigate the uptake of ICT by UK translators. He graduated with a degree in Translation and Interpreting from Universitat Jaume I in Castellon (Spain). He holds a postgraduate qualification in Business Management for Entrepreneurs undertaken at the Escuela Organizacion Industrial (Business School) of Madrid. He has worked as a technical translator (in-house) for STAR Servicios Linguisticos (Barcelona). He has also taught on several courses and seminars on translation technologies and computer applications for translators at the Universitat Jaume I in Castellon. He can be reached at j.granell-zafra@lboro.ac.uk

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