Jiaqi Liu is a PhD student in Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester. She holds an MA in Translating and Interpreting from Newcastle University, the UK and a BA in English Language and Literature from Zhejiang University, China.
Her research focuses on game localisation as a multimodal translation practice in authentic industrial and cultural contexts. Her main research interests include game localisation, multimodal translation, socio-cognitive research on translation, and the mediality and materiality of translation practice. Prior to studying for her PhD, she had several years of experience as a professional interpreter and translator (in-house and freelance) and had also worked in commercial game localisation contexts as well as in translation hacking groups.