European Society for Translation Studies

Founded in Vienna in 1992, the Society now has members in more than 46 countries. It functions as a network for research, a forum for exchange, and a center for research resources.

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Scientific norms

Scientific norms D.Gile, December 8, 2004 Our knowledge about the world is partly experiential, i.e. obtained through direct sensory experience (what we see, what we hear, what we smell, etc.) and ulterior cognitive processing (the brain has to make sense of the sensory …

PhD Contract, University of Helsinki

PhD Contract University of Helsinki (Report from the Lisbon Congress round table on supervision, September 2004. Convenor: Andrew Chesterman)   This is the PhD contract used in the Department of Scandinavian Languages and Literature at the University of Helsinki, developed in collaboration by supervisors and postgraduate students …

Code of practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education

Code of practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education produced by the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. (27 Precepts) (Report from the Lisbon Congress round table on supervision, September 2004. Convenor: Andrew Chesterman)   Institutional arrangements …

Results of surveys of research students

Results of surveys of research students Jenny Williams Dublin City University (Report from the Lisbon Congress round table on supervision, September 2004. Convenor: Andrew Chesterman)     There have been two surveys of research students undertaken in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at DCU over …

Formalising supervision – A step towards better quality?

Formalising supervision – A step towards better quality? Christina Schäffner Aston University, Birmingham (Report from the Lisbon Congress round table on supervision, September 2004. Convenor: Andrew Chesterman)     The quality of postgraduate research in Translation Studies is of major concern to …