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Research interests

Public Service Interpreting, in particular legal interpreting. 

Film Studies, in particular documentary film.

Research interests

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interpreter Social Sciences
building Social Sciences
police Social Sciences
role expectation Social Sciences
UNESCO Social Sciences
interview Social Sciences
research focus Social Sciences
charter Social Sciences

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Research Output 1997 2018

Interpreter-mediated Investigative Interviews with Minors - Setting the Ground Rules

Boser, U. & La Rooy, D., Oct 2018, In : Translation and Interpreting Studies. 13, 2, p. 208-229 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
public service

The Basic Principles of Interpreting

Boser, U., Sargeant, M., Monteoliva, E., Iannone, E. & Matti, E., 12 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) Handbook on Asylum Interpreting. Sonja, P. (ed.). UNHCR

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

The representation of ‘building events’ in Wim Wenders’ Cathedrals of Culture

Boser, U., Nic Craith, M. & Devasundaram, A. I., 6 Jan 2017, In : Studies in Documentary Film.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cultural geography
correctional institution

Giving voice to heritage: a virtual case study

Nic Craith, M., Boser, U. & Devasundaram, A. I., 18 Aug 2016, In : Social Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Interpreted police interviews: Linking practice and research through the analysis of authentic data

Boser, U., Monteoliva, E. & Napier, J., 2016, (Unpublished)

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


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 2008 2016

  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 2 Other
  • 1 Delivery of CPD
  • 1 Membership of committee

European Language Council (External organisation)

Boser, U. (Member)
1 Sep 2016

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

In Dialogue Conference

Boser, U. (Speaker)
20 Nov 201522 Nov 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

Justisisgns Symposium

Boser, U. (Participant)
14 Dec 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

Hostage and Crisis Negotiators' Course

Boser, U. (Consultant)
21 Mar 2013

Activity: Delivery of CPD