Doctor of Philosophy – Linguistics

Chair for Translation Studies

Jagiellonian University of Cracow, Poland




Academic degrees:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Linguistics, Warsaw University, 2012
  • Master of Education (MEd), Łódź University, 1997

Professional development:

  • A course in Methodology & Linguistics, St Andrews University, Scotland, 1999

Research interests:

  • Team translation projects (telecollaboration)
  • Developing translator competence
  • ICT in translator education
  • Translation technologies
  • Glottodidactics (CALL – Computer-Assisted Language Learning) 

Expert activities: 

  • Polish Ministry of Education and Science (MEiN): ELT textbook appraisal expert 
  • Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2014/2015): grant application reviewer
  • Evidence Institute: Language competence testing expert
  • Educational Research Institute: researcher
  • British Council, Poland: educational/CALL consultant


Courses taught:

  • Translation technologies
  • CAT tools
  • CAT tools and postediting
  • Specialisation course (online team translation projects)
  • Specialisation course (translation start-ups)
  • Specialisation course (localization projects)
  • Intercultural communication in the new media
  • Intercultural pragmatics
  • MA seminar in Translation Studies
  • Glottodidactics
  • Practical methodology (ELT)
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), New media in ELT
  • BA/MA seminar in glottodidactics
  • Practical English


Membership in professional organisations:

  • European Society for Translation Studies (EST)
  • Consortium for Translation Education Research (CTER)
  • Polish Association of Applied Linguistics (PTLS)


Participation in research projects: 

  • 2018 Didactic-research project Global Understanding 2018/2019, carried out by Global Partners in Education (GPE)
  • 2017 Didactic-research project Global Understanding 2017/2018, carried out by Global Partners in Education (GPE).
  • 2016: Didactic-research project Global Understanding 2016/2017, carried out by Global Partners in Education (GPE).
  • 2014-2015: BUNJO project. Research on the quality and effectiveness of education and institutionalisation of research facilities, implemented by the European Social Fund under the Human Capital Operational Program, Priority III: High quality of the education system, Sub-measure 3.1.1 Creating conditions and tools for monitoring, evaluating and researching the education system. Project carried out by the Educational Research Institute in Warsaw in association with the Polish Ministry of Education.

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Personal pursuits: 

  • Martial arts: Shorin-Ryu Karate, Kobudo
  • Amateur astronomy