I frequently translate medical documents, like hospital discharge summaries, and I have lost track of the number of times they have included some type of radiological procedure. X-rays, ultrasounds and CT scans are par for the course in many diagnoses, so it is important to be able to understand¬†these procedures, what they are used to… Read More


AUSIT National Mini-Conference 2016 Report For the past few months, the AUSIT Mini-Conference Organising Committee (of which I was a member) spent hours putting together a conference at Monash University’s Caulfield campus. The conference far exceeded our expectations–and we had an excellent turnout, too, with over 200 people for both days! Luckily, the Logistics Team… Read More


Custom Searches for Translators

After seeing a few references to to IntelliWebSearch recently, I decided to have a look at their website and see how it could help me with custom searches. After all, I’m always looking for ways to improve my productivity and streamline my workflows. Needless to say, I was disappointed to learn that IntelliWebSearch isn’t¬†available for… Read More


Just a few days ago, I returned from the New Zealand Society for Translators and Interpreters’ annual conference. It was my first conference dedicated specifically to translation and interpreting, and I definitely learned a lot. The NZSTI Conference 2015 took place in Wellington, New Zealand this year and featured many different presentations on both translation… Read More