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5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers

March 6, 2015 by 4 comments
5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers
Courses for medical translators

Just letting you know about a new post on my medical translation website: 5 free courses on medicine and health care for medical translators and writers.

If you’re a medical translator and are keen to improve your subject-matter skills, or are interested in the field, why not head over and have a look.

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CPD for translators: 5 free courses on business skills

October 31, 2014 by 5 comments
CPD for translators: 5 free courses on business skills

Most freelance translators work on commercial texts of some kind – whether through agencies or directly for corporate clients. And as independent professionals, we also run our own businesses.

However, not many translators have had the chance to study business skills and concepts, like marketing, organisational strategy and business analysis. So ...

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CPD for translators: 5 free courses on entrepreneurship

September 23, 2014 by 1 comment
CPD for translators: 5 free courses on entrepreneurship

Freelance translators are entrepreneurs. And all translators need to be able to think like their clients. These are two good reasons why learning about entrepreneurship and business growth is an excellent idea for translators working with startups – and translators looking to get ahead.

In a recent survey by the ...

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How translators can increase their subject-matter expertise with free online courses

November 8, 2013 by 26 comments
How translators can increase their subject-matter expertise with free online courses

How translators can increase their subject-matter expertise with free online coursesHave you seen the wide range of free online courses (Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs) available these days? If not, you’re in for a treat.

While a high level of expertise in our source and target languages is crucial for us as translators, we also need a strong understanding of our subject matter. There are many ways that we can develop this – including formal training, work experience, trade events and reading. Now that universities around the world are offering free courses online, MOOCs have given us another attractive way to increase our subject-matter expertise.

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Free webinars for translators and interpreters

July 18, 2013 by 10 comments
Free webinars for translators and interpreters

Free webinars for translators and interpreters-450There are some great, free webinars available for translators and interpreters, offering food for thought and professional development on a zero budget.

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Online course on ethics for translators and interpreters

February 1, 2013 by 6 comments
Online course on ethics for translators and interpreters

Have you ever been given a document to translate and found that it contains material that you find offensive?

Have you ever been asked to “certify” someone else’s translation?

As translators and interpreters, we’re regularly faced with ethical issues and it can sometimes be hard to decide what action to ...

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German-to-English translator specialising in medical and technical translation and corporate communications
Welcome to my blog, Between Translations! I am Jayne Fox BSc MITI, German-English translator specialising in sci-tech, health care & corporate communications.
I work with clients from around the world. From my location in New Zealand, I translate overnight for European customers.
See my websites for more information.
Sci-tech translation and corporate comms: http://foxdocs.biz
Medical translation: http://jfmedicaltranslation.com/
Email: jayne(at)foxdocs.biz