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Tamara Muroiwa
Associate Lecturer in Translation



Tamara joined the department as Associate Lecturer in Translation in 2017. She trained as a translator and conference interpreter at the University of Leeds following completion of a degree in Spanish at the University of Exeter. She teaches the Spanish final-year undergraduate translation module, based on her experience as a translator, interpreter and teaching both disciplines at undergraduate and postgraduate level in higher education institutions.

As well as university teaching Tamara has extensive experience in eLearning, having created and managed websites and online learning resources for the EU-funded ORCIT project (2010-2018) and the UK Government-funded National Network for Interpreting (2009-2012). For the latter initiative she also ran careers events and delivered interpreting taster sessions across the country; she continues to engage in awareness-raising activity for the translation and interpreting professions.

Tamara is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


  • University of Leeds MA Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies (2009)
  • University of Exeter BA Spanish (2007)

External activities


  • Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI; Affiliate) 
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA; Associate Fellow)

Invited talks and conferences

  • From instruction to collaboration: technology-enhanced interpreter training - September 2016: Thessaloniki, Greece. Creating multilingual versions of eLearning content.
  • ICT for Language Learning - November 2015: Florence, Italy. Online Resources for Conference Interpreter Training: Examples of Open eLearning from the EU-funded ORCIT Project. (Co-presented)
  • The Fourth Articulate Conference - May 2013: Leeds, UK. Articulate tips and tricks from the University of Leeds. (Co-presented)
  • Classrooms without walls: online resources to enhance interpreter training - October 2012: Prague, Czech Republic. Articulating the story: a look at the technology behind the resources.
  • Translation is the Language of Europe - October 2011: Vilnius, Lithuania. Presentation on the work of the ORCIT project.
  • LLAS eLearning Symposium - January 2011: Southampton, UK. From Word to Web: when linguists and technicians learn to speak the same language.

Contact details

Tamara Muroiwa
Associate Lecturer in Translation
Department of Language and Linguistic Science
Vanbrugh College C Block
Room : V/C/022

Tel: (0)1904 324131