Nina Reviers

Nina Reviers (MA Translation/Interpreting) is a fulltime PhD researcher at the University of Antwerp (Department of Translators and Interpreters) in the field of Media Accessibility, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Aline Remael. Her research project involves developping the first multimodal corpus of Dutch audio descriptions, and applies computer based techniques from corpus linguistics, multimodal corpus development and Natural Language Processing, in cooperation with researchers from Clips (Uantwerpen) and Caiac (UAB). She has professional experience as an audiovisual translator, particularly in the theatre (audio description, surtitling, surtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing) and has collaborated with several prominent flemish theatres, accessibility providers and user organisations. She is building experience in academic and professional training (MA courses in interpreting, vocational audio description workshops, training of interns in audio description) and helped develop Flemish guidelines for the audio description of live-events as a member of the Transmedia Benelux Research Group. She has collaborated in the European LLP-project ADLAB, is a member of the European ACT project and is a member of the European Society of Translation.