School of Language and Global Studies
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Subject Areas: Asia Pacific Studies, Languages, Interpreting and Translation, International Business Communication
Zixi joined UCLan in 2013, and delivers core language modules at all levels as well as content modules in the programmes of BA (Hons) Modern Languages, BA Asia Pacific Studies, and BA TESOL with a Modern Language. Zixi completed her DPhil (PhD) in Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford in 2014. Apart from doing research and teaching in higher education, Zixi is also interested and experienced in translation, interpreting and consulting.
Zixi completed her DPhil (PhD) in Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford in 2014. In the past seven years, she received highly competitive national and international research funding, participated actively in internationally collaborative research projects, and published a variety of works internationally. During her DPhil study, she was awarded Andrew Gaudie Student Recognition Prize.
Zixi is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. At UCLan, Zixi delivers modules at all levels in the programmes of BA (Hons) Modern Languages, BA Asia Pacific Studies, and BA TESOL with a Modern Language. She has also supervised and marked dissertations as well as student projects (e.g. final-year translation project).
Zixi holds Certificate of Level 1 (the highest level) in the National Accreditation Examination for Translators & Interpreters. During the past 10 years, she worked as a contracted translator, translating book (about 150,000 words, published in 2011), chapters, business documents, etc., and did interpreting for many international meetings and conferences.
Zixi has also been doing consulting since 2010. In addition, at Oxford University and Otago University, Zixi gained valuable skills and experience on digital database development, project management, graduate training, undergraduate admission, as well as mentoring post-graduate, undergraduate, and international students. Zixi enjoys communicating with colleagues and students especially in a multi-cultural environment. She likes playing piano, guitar, Koto (Guzheng), Bamboo flute, and contributes actively to university and international events.