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Biography: Cristina Valentini

Cristina Valentini got her degree in Conference Interpreting from the SSLMIT (University of Bologna), in 2001, with a dissertation based on a survey conducted among simultaneous interpreters to assess the use of PCs in the booth. In 2003, after having completed a traineeship at the SDT of the European Commission, she became research assistant at the SITLEC (University of Bologna) at Forlì, specializing in the development of terminology and multimedia databases. Her research interests currently focus on multimedia corpora, dealing particularly with polysemiotic aspects of film translation and film discourse, and on technical and legal terminology pertaining to the specialised domain of health and safety at work.