Centre for Translating and Interpreting Studies in Scotland

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies in Scotland (CTISS) conducts socially useful research that is relevant to the academic community and also engages with public interest. It is one of only four UK institutions that belong to CIUTI (Conférence Internationale d'Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes).

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language Social Sciences
interpreter Social Sciences
translation Social Sciences
sign Social Sciences
linguistics Social Sciences
service Social Sciences
research Social Sciences
practice Social Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2017

A Cross-Linguistic Analysis of Fingerspelling Production by Sign Language Interpreters

Nicodemus, B., Swabey, L., Leeson, L., Napier, J., Petitto, G. & Taylor, M. Feb 2017 In : Sign Language Studies. 17, 2, p. 143-171 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
measurement method
land information system

Activismo, derechos lingüísticos e ideologías: La traducción e interpretación en lenguas originarias en el Perú

De Pedro, R., Andrade Ciudad, L. & Howard, R. 12 Jun 2017 In : Indiana. 34, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Bilingual youngster’s perceptions of their role as family interpreters: Why should their views be measured? Why should they count?

Angelelli, C. V. 2017 Non-professional Interpreting and Translation: State of the art and future of an emerging field of research. Antonini, R., Cirillo, L., Rossato, . L. & Torresi, I. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, 13. (Benjamins Translation Library; no. 129)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)



Guardian Social & Community Impact Award Winner

Graham H. Turner (Recipient), Gary Quinn (Recipient), Jemina Napier (Recipient), Jordan Fenlon (Recipient), Stacey Webb (Recipient) & Svenja Wurm (Recipient), 29 Mar 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Heriot-Watt Principal's Public Engagement Prize Nominee

Jemina Napier (Recipient), Christine Walker Leckie Wilson (Recipient), Isabelle Anne Perez (Recipient), Ursula Boser (Recipient), Robert Skinner (Recipient) & Eloisa Monteoliva (Recipient), Jun 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1996 2017