I am a Lecturer in Translation Studies in the English Language department at the University of Birmingham. I have a background in corpus-based translation studies and textual and intertextual analyses of translated texts.
BA English and Greek (Athens, Greece)
MA Translation and Interpreting Studies (Manchester)
PhD Translation and Intercultural Studies (Manchester)
I joined the University of Birmingham in 2013. Before that I worked as a Research Assistant on the Translational English Corpus at the University of Manchester.
I teach modules on Translation Technology, Translation in a Professional Context, Practical and Specialised Translation in Greek and Translation Theory at postgraduate level.
I am interested in supervising MA and MPhil research in the following areas:
translation and language change
corpus-based study of language change
English as a lingua franca
Corpus-based applications to the study of translation
Popular scientific texts
Malamatidou, Sofia (forthcoming) ‘Passive Voice and the Language of Translation: A comparable corpus-based study of Modern Greek popular science articles, Meta.