Posts Tagged ‘Oliver Shaw’

Oliver Shaw chairs the 2020 MET General Assembly

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, InterGedi team member Oliver Shaw took part in the General Assembly of Mediterranean Editors and Translators (MET), a professional association of which he is an active member and former Promotion Chair. Prior to the cancellation of what was to be a face-to-face event held in San Sebastián in the Basque…

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Oliver Shaw

Oliver Shaw I am the institutional editor and translator (PhD) for the Health Research Institute of the Fundación Jiménez Díaz in Madrid, Spain, where I have worked since 2009. My primary research interests include ethnographic approaches to research writing and genre studies within the English for academic purposes tradition. To date, I have published two…

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A member of the group gave a workshop before the MED Conference (Mediterranean Editors and Translators) that took place in Girona (Spain), October 5, 2018.

Shaw, Oliver: The discussion section in academic research articles: patterns, practices and insights for editors and translators Abstract This workshop explores the discussion section in research papers, commonly regarded as one of the most vexing writing tasks for users of English as an additional language (EAL) due to its less formulaic and more dialogic nature.…

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One of the group’s members gave a presentation before the International Conference of the European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes in Madrid (Spain)

Shaw, Oliver: The new landscape in global academic publishing? Abstract Research genres are used by discourse communities to fulfill their communicative needs and grant membership to individuals, among other ends. Due to the inherently social nature of discourse communities and the texts they use to carry out their business, work done in English for academic…

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An InterGedi researcher participated in a panel chaired by Sally Burgess and made up of applied linguists and researcher-practitioners. They explored the benefits of cross-pollination between those who work with users of EAL and researchers who explore the phenomenon of multilingual academic text production.

Shaw, Oliver: Learning from one another: a dialogue between applied linguists and researcher practitioners Abstract The critical stance many applied linguists now adopt calls into question the values and practices of the globalized publishing industry and examines the implications for users of English as an additional language. Authors’ editors and translators may be reluctant to…

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