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Dr Jim Hlavac is a senior lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics. He is a certified and practising professional interpreter and translator for Croatian, English and German. He has published widely in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies and also in the related disciplines of multilingualism, contact linguistics, intercultural communication, pragmatics and language maintenance/shift.
His research interests lie in the following areas:
Translation and Interpreting:
- Pedagogy of interpreting
- Lay and non-professional interpreting
- Incidence of interpreting and translation amongst multilinguals and multilingual societies
- Standards and benchmarks of interpreting and translation
- Contact linguistics
- Morpho-syntactic and lexical innovation in migrant languages
- Language attitudes
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Research area keywords
- Interpreting Studies
- Translation Studies
- Contact Linguistics
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Improving interpreting for dementia assessments: The MINDSET Study
Brijnath, B., LoGiudice, D., Gonzalez Garcia, E., Low, L., Woodward-Kron, R. E., Hlavac, J., Enticott, J., Antoniades, J., Gilbert, A. S., Lin, X., White, J. & Hwang, Q. J. K.
30/04/21 → 29/04/24
Deafblind communication: Building professional competencies
Willoughby, L., Manns, H., Iwasaki, S., Hlavac, J., Prain, M. & Raanes, E.
22/04/21 → 21/04/24
Effectiveness of tailored COVID-19 message for vulnerable Australians
Haines, T., Russell, G., Hill, K., Williams, C., Callaway, E., Hlavac, J., Willoughby, L., Long, K. & Lennon, R.
1/02/21 → 30/09/22
Identification of current gaps in professional development opportunities for translators and interpreters in Australia
Hlavac, J., Tobias, S. & Archilla, A.
1/10/19 → 31/03/20
Australian public health COVID-19 messaging is missing its mark in some vulnerable communities and people who reject COVID-19 safety adviceJepson, M., Whittaker, G. A., Robins, L., Long, K. M., Williams, C. M., Russell, G. M., Hill, K. D., Callaway, L., Hlavac, J., Willoughby, L. & Haines, T. P., 3 Sep 2022, In: Journal of Global Health. 12, 12 p., 05037.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
English language proficiency and hospital admissions via the emergency department by aged care residents in Australia: A mixed-methods investigationLong, K. M., Haines, T. P., Clifford, S., Sundram, S., Srikanth, V., Macindoe, R., Leung, W. Y., Hlavac, J. & Enticott, J., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Health and Social Care in the Community. 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
Interprofessional education in interpreter trainingHlavac, J., Harrison, C. & Saunders, B., 14 Mar 2022, In: Interpreting. 24, 1, p. 111-139 29 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
The impact of training on communication quality during interpreter-mediated cognitive assessments: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trialBrijnath, B., Gonzalez, E., Hlavac, J., Enticott, J. C., Woodward-Kron, R., LoGiudice, D., Low, L-F., Antoniades, J., White, J., Hwang, K., Lin, X. & Gilbert, A., 2022, In: Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions. 8, 1, 9 p., e12349.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Other › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Croatian dialect speakers from Dalmatia and their linguistic contact with English and Māori in New ZealandStoffel, H-P. & Hlavac, J., 2021, Diaspora Language Contact: The Speech of Croatian Speakers Abroad. Hlavac, J. & Stolac, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Berlin Germany: De Gruyter Mouton, p. 553-591 39 p. (Language Contact and Bilingualism; vol. 17).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-review
Faculty of Arts Dean's Award for Research Impact.
Wilson, Rita (Recipient), Orlando, M. (Recipient) & Hlavac, Jim (Recipient), 2017
Prize: Other distinction