Dr. Marija Omazić is a Professor of Linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek. She is the director of the MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies Programme, where she teaches courses in Phraseology, Introduction to Conference Interpreting, Introduction to Simultaneous Interpreting, and Corpus Linguistics.
Her research interests include phraseology, cognitive linguistics, corpus linguistics, and translation and interpreting studies. She has participated in four research projects and currently works on a large collaborative FP7 project MIME Mobility and Inclusion in Multilingual Europe.
She is engaged by the European Research Council in the process of Horizon 2020 and European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) project evaluations and by the European Personnel Selection Office in the process of staff selection. She has participated in 45 conferences, gave 5 invited and key-note lectures, and published over 50 research papers, 2 monograps and 7 edited volumes on cognitive, discoursal, and corpus perspectives on phraseology and translation and interpreting. She is a member of the European Society for Translation Studies (EST), European Society of Phraseology (EUROPHRAS), and Croatian Applied Linguistics Society (CALS). Academia meets language industry: outcomes of translation studies programmes The talk will focus on the learning outcomes of translation studies programmes and examine the degree of their compatibility with market needs and expectations. It will also cover the topics of standardization, professionalization and certification of translators and interpreters.