Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
Dr Gu holds an MA in Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies (Leeds University) and a PhD in Interpreting Studies (Manchester University). His research interests lie in (critical) discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, linguistic landscape, and various socially engaged topics relating to media, journalism, and communication in a variety of settings. His recent academic writings have appeared in several SSCI-indexed journals including Target, The Translator, Perspectives, Translation and Interpreting Studies, Discourse, Context and Media, Critical Discourse Studies, Language and Intercultural Communication and various book chapters (Routledge, Springer, Peter Lang etc.). He has also frequently reviewed SSCI/A&HCI listed journals and book proposals (e.g. Routledge and Cambridge University Press). Previously, he was lecturer/assistant professor in Chinese Translation Studies, PhD supervisor, and founding programme director of MA in Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting at the University of Liverpool. He is currently associate editor of the International Journal of Chinese and English Translation & Interpreting (edited by Prof Binhua Wang at the University of Leeds).