Gdańsk Centre for Translation Studies Staff Researchers

WIOLETA KARWACKA, PhD

 
  • doctoral student at the University of Gdańsk
  • medical translator

Education:

  • Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń

MA thesis: Past and Present. Time as an Element of Construction in John Fowles's The Collector, The Magus and The French Lieutenant's Woman

  • Philological Doctoral Studies, University of Gdańsk

Doctoral dissertation on medical translation and translator training in progress.


Medical translation:

Translation of medical and pharmaceutical documents for pharmaceutical companies and research institutions

  • patient information and consent,
  • clinical study protocols,
  • ethic committee approvals,
  • patients' medical records,
  • clinical trial results,
  • labels and information on dietary supplements,
  • labels and information on skin care products, etc.


Courses taught:

Medical translation course (Translation Programme)

Interests:

  • specialist translation, translator training
  • human physiology, microbiology, psychology
  • contemporary Polish poetry, poetic translation
  • Chinese language – co-edited a Chinese language course book: Wojciech Nowak, Fenghua Yang, Podręcznik do Języka Chińskiego. Warsaw: Shaoumei, 2008.



 

 

Last updated: 09.12.2013