Research interests:
  • Interpreting Studies
  • psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic aspects of conference interpreting
  • memory and cognition
  • audio description
  • note-taking in consecutive interpreting
  • audio-visual translation
  • community interpreting

Work-in-progress (current projects, studies and articles in preparation):
  • IVY - Interpreting in Virtual Reality: Project 511862-2010-LLP-UK-KA-KA3MP (EU Lifelong Learning Programme) 2011-2012 - Lead Partner: University of Surrey, Dr. Sabine Braun. Partners: University of Cyprus, Steinbeis GmbH & Co. KG für Technologietransfer, University of Bangor, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Bar Ilan University
  • N N104 054739 (Marie Antoinette in Poland) - Eye-tracking in audio description - perception of sighted viewers and its reflection in film descriptions for the blind. Project Manager: Dr. Iwona Mazur. Research team: A. Chmiel
  • N N104 178236 (AD-Verba) - Developing Polish standards in Audio Description. Project Manager: Prof. K. Dziubalska-Kołaczyk. Research team: Prof. A. Pisarska, A. Chmiel, I. Mazur
  • Marie Antoinette Project (with I. Mazur, E. di Giovanni, P. Orero, A. Vilaro, P. Chmiel) - how audio description influences perception - an eye-tracking study
  • Eye-tracking sight translation performed by trainee interpreters (with I. Mazur) - submitted
  • “How conference interpreters process cognates” - article in preparation
  • “Working memory of conference interpreters” - article in preparation
  • “Anticipation as measured by naming latencies” - article in preparation
  • and last but not least: COGSIMO - my post-doc project

Completed projects:
  • INTERTRAIN (with A. Kujałowicz, K. Rataj and M. Bartłomiejczyk) - the effect of conference interpreter training on lexical access
  • Pear Tree Project - Towards a Common European Standard in Audio Description (coordinated by Pilar Orero, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
  • N N104 010637 - Lexical processing and mental lexicon of bi- and trilingual conference interpreters. Project Manager: Prof. A. Pisarska. Research team: A. Chmiel, M. Tymczyńska