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Prof. LIU Min-hua

Prof. LIU Min-hua

Associate Dean (Postgraduate Studies); Director of Centre for Translation; Professor, Office of the Dean of Arts and Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Phone number34115981
ORCID number0000-0003-0642-1407



B.A. (Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan), M.A. (Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, USA), Ph.D. (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Research area(s):

Bilingualism; Cognition of translation and interpreting; Assessment and testing in translation and interpreting; Interpreting pedagogy

Teaching area(s):

Consecutive interpreting; interpreting studies; research methodology; sight translation; simultaneous interpreting 

Taught previously at:

Fu Jen Catholic University; National Taiwan Normal University; Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Selected output(s):

1.    Liu, M. (2019). In search of a cognitive model for interpreting expertise. In Z. Wen, P. Skehan, A. Biedroń, S. Li & R. L. Sparks. (Eds.), Language aptitude: Advancing theory, testing, research and practice (pp. 299-315). New York: Routledge.
2.    Liu, M. (2016). Putting the horse before the cart – righting the experimental approach in interpreting studies. In C. Monacelli & C. Bendazzoli (Eds.), Addressing methodological challenges in interpreting studies research (pp. 87-105). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars.
3.    Pöchhacker, F., & Liu, M. (Eds.). (2014). Aptitude for interpreting. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 
4.    Liu, M., & Chiu, Y-H. (2009). Assessing source material difficulty for consecutive interpreting: Quantifiable measures and holistic judgment. Interpreting, 11(2), 244-266.
5.    Liu, M., Schallert, D. L., & Carroll, P. J. (2004). Working memory and expertise in simultaneous interpreting. Interpreting, 6(1), 19-42.

Current project(s):

1.    PI, Assessing the scope of expertise-driven advantages in bilinguals: A comparison of interpreters and translators. GRF, The Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (2019-2022)
2.    Co-I, Teaching oral presentation skills with natural language processing technologies. Teaching Development Grants, HKBU (2019-2021) 
3.    Co-I, Chinese and cross-cultural health humanities: Body, mind, and well-being in the contemporary context. Initiation Grant for Faculty Niche Research Areas, HKBU (2019-2021)

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