Ursula Boeser

Ursula Böser is Professor of Intercultural Research in the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. She is a member of CTISS (Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies in Scotland) and the IRC (Intercultural Research Center) at Heriot-Watt University. She teaches Conference and Public Service Interpreting and Audiovisual Translation. Her research includes work on interpreter mediated interactions in a number of legal contexts and she has been involved in the training of police officers on how to work with interpreters. Ursula has been a member of EU-funded research projects on Police Interpreting (ImPLI – Improving Police and Legal Interpreting and CO-Minor-IN/QUEST- Cooperation in Interpreter-mediated Questioning of Minors). She has published on general aspects of police interpreting (e.g. perceptions of the interpreter’s role in pre/trial settings) as well as specific aspect (interpreting the free recall element of forensic interview formats). Further information is available from her website: http://www.hw.ac.uk/schools/management-languages/staff-directory/ursula-boser.htm

Professor Ursula Böser, Heriot-Watt University, Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies, Edinburgh EH14  4AS.T; 0044 131 451 4217.