Primary Department
School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies
Academic Staff
Joss Moorkens
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
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Academic biography

Joss Moorkens is an Associate Professor at the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University, a Funded Investigator and Challenge Leader at the ADAPT Centre, and a member of DCU's Institute of Ethics and Centre for Translation and Textual Studies. He has authored or coauthored over 50 journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers on translation technology, human factors in translation technology and machine translation, translator precarity, and translation ethics.

He is General Coeditor of the journal Translation Spaces with Prof. Dorothy Kenny, and coedited the book 'Translation Quality Assessment: From Principles to Practice' (Springer, 2018), and special issues of Machine Translation (2019) and Translation Spaces (2020). He is a coauthor of the textbook 'Translation Tools and Technologies' (Routledge 2023). He leads the Technology working group (with Prof. Tomáš Svoboda) as a board member of the European Masters in Translation network and sits on the advisory board of the Journal of Specialised Translation.

Research interests

Translation technology; translation ethics; translation and sociology; machine translation; translation technology user studies for desktop and mobile; usability.