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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

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Ms Huolingxiao Kuang, BA (CUG), MA (PKU)

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Biography

Huolingxiao Kuang obtained a Bachelor degree in English Literature from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) in 2012 and was recommended to pursue a MA degree in Translation and Interpreting at Peking University where she graduated with an average score of 90/100. During her undergraduate study, she obtained a dual-degree in International Economics and Trade from Wuhan University and spent a semester as an exchange student at Duke Kunshan University (full scholarship).

Miss Kuang has been working as a part-time interpreter, providing consecutive and simultaneous interpreting services for many organizations and companies from and out of China, covering medicine, manufacturing, tourism, agriculture, information technology, philosophy and many other fields.

Her research interest lies in how cognition develops during note-taking in consecutive interpreting and what is the most efficient note-taking strategy.

Research Interests

  • Cognition in interpreting
  • Interpreting studies
  • Note-taking
  • Working memoey

Selected Grants

  • 2018: China Scholarship Council -- full PhD scholarship
  • 2013: China National Scholarship

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