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Dr Sui He

Lecturer in Chinese-English Translation and Interpretation, Modern Languages

Email address

Office - 119
First Floor
Keir Hardie Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Sui He is a lecturer in Chinese-English translation and interpretation at Swansea University. Her primary research is on metaphor translation in the popular scientific discourse. She is also very interested in the behavioural aspect of translation practice and the methodological issues of descriptive translation studies. Alongside her research, she is working as a researcher for the Chinese Classics Translation Project at the Royal Shakespeare Company, and as a freelance translator/interpreter between English, Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese for theatre companies, museums and technology forums in the UK.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Metaphor translation
  • Metaphor in mental health interpreting
  • Cognitive translation studies
  • Translation history of concepts (begriffsgeschichte)
  • Research methods in translation studies

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Dr Sui He teaches a wide range of translation and interpreting modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the Department of Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting.