- Coventry, GB
- £10 /hr
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I am a researcher, writer and translator (English to Spanish) with extensive experience in data collection, coding and data analysis.
Area Covered: West Midlands
Work Experiencemore...I am a researcher, writer and translator (English to Spanish) with extensive experience in data collection, coding and data analysis.
Area Covered: West Midlands
Work Experience Summary: Research Assistant and Translator
The University of Warwick January 2009 - December 2010
Centre for Management under Regulation and Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEP)
o Responsible to the Advisory Board for the revision and update of online reports on energy policy and regulatory procedures in Latin American countries.
o Providing linguistic support (Spanish/English) in informing current changes and innovations on the management and operations of renewable energy organizations to affiliate Research Councils, government agencies, the European Commission and private industry.
Research and Evidence Management, Qualifications and Development Agency (QCDA)
January 2009 - June 2010
o Formatting and importing academic, media and policy documents on education into the qualitative research software for coding;
o coding documents to the appropriate coding frameworks. Under guidance, read analytically and assign the appropriate nodes to the relevant parts of the document, in an accurate, consistent and timely manner.
The Language Centre of the University of Warwick
October 2010 - Present
o guiding and assessing the students' progress of their oral and writing skills as well as their knowledge of the language (grammar, vocabulary, linguistic structures).
o gained experience of teaching Spanish as a foreign language to young adults with diverse learning skills and needs;
o able to use a variety of resources to support the learning experience, such as audiovisual equipment and Information Technology.
Education Summary: CURRENT EDUCATION
Masters in Translation, Media and Cultural Transfer
The University of Warwick
2008 - 2009
o Focus on mass media and communication, and the relevance of translation on shaping current media and audience trends.
o Developed advanced research skills and used sophisticated databases when completing dissertation on mass media and gender.
Degree in English Teaching
Universidad de Los Lagos, Chile
1999 - 2004
o English acquisition, developing a grasp of the nuance of English.
o Developing a deeper understanding of the socio-cultural implications of English learning.
Degree in Journalism
Universidad Austral de Chile
1993 - 1998
o Recognising and appreciating the role of journalism in contemporary society.
o Exploring the ways in which print and broadcast media create and present a message.
o Recognising and creating the various forms, conventions and styles of journalistic writing.
o Developing the speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing skills needed to create various print publications and broadcast productions.
Research Assistant and Translator