Dr Ana Niño SFHEA

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I obtained a first degree in English Studies (BA) from The University of Valladolid (Spain). At this university, I developed an interest for translation and the pedagogy of teaching specialist languages and completed an MA in Specialized English/Spanish Translation in the Centre for Research on Bilingual Terminology, Specialized Translation and Contrastive Analysis (CITTAC).

At UMIST, I did an MSc in Machine Translation at the Centre for Computational Linguistics. This led me to pursue a PhD which investigated the connection between translation, Computer Aided Translation, Free Online Machine Translation, Computer Assisted Language Learning and language teaching/learning. I successfully completed it and, since then, I have disseminated my research findings to professionals and research students both nationally and internationally.

I have more than 20 years experience teaching Spanish in HE. Since 2006 I coordinate the LEAP/UWLP Spanish Programme and the MBChB with European Studies Medical Spanish Programme.

External positions

External examiner, Imperial College London


External examiner, University of Durham


Areas of expertise

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

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