Snips, Stitches and Fixes: Moving into Medical Translation


Event Information

  • Date: Friday 31 October 2014
  • Time: 10:00 for 10:30am
  • Location:Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG
    Organisers: CIOL Translating Division

What is medical translation? Where do you find work? Which resources should you use? How is the field developing?

The Translating Division Management Committee invites you to an autumn training event. Experienced CIOL translators will share their knowledge, together with invited speakers Dr Iain Matheson of the agency Dora Wirth Languages and Dr Ed Zanders of Pharmaguide. Networking activities include a quiz and the option to join colleagues for lunch and a visit to the British Museum. The event is in English, suitable for translators of any language pair.


10.00 Registration, networking and coffee

36fdb1a35cd2f54f95cf2119fb5bc7ed_S10.30 Overview of medical translation (Cynthia Stephens MCIL)

11.00 The agency view (Dr Iain Matheson)

12.00 Resources (Nigel Goffe MCIL)


14.00 Quiz

14.20 ‘A Case History of Pharmaceutical Development’ (Dr Ed Zanders)

16.00 Closure


Please book before Friday 10 October 2014 (early-bird rate) or Wednesday 22 October 2014 (deadline) using the form below. […]



(from Chartered Institute of Linguists)

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