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Ms Elena McNeilly

Ms Elena McNeilly

Ms Elena McNeilly

Language Director

Area of research

Translation theory and practice, blended learning

Office 1.50, 17 Woodland Road
17 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 9013

Research summary

Elena has been an academic and a language specialist throughout her working life. She was appointed as a university lecturer in Russia soon after graduating and taught at the University of Tomsk for 11 years. She relocated to London to join JP Morgan, a major investment bank, where she  worked as part of a team of advisers to the governments of Russia and other states of the former Soviet Union. In 2000 Elena joined the Diplomatic Service Language Department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London. At the Foreign Office she was Head of Russian and Eastern European languages and ...

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Elena joined the Russian Department at the University of Bristol in 2008 and was appointed as the Language Director in January 2013. Elena manages all aspects of language teaching within the Department of Russian Studies and is in charge of the Year Abroad programme.

Elena teaches various Russian language courses to undergraduates and postgraduates at all levels. She teaches specialised multimedia courses as well as intensive courses in legal, economic, political Russian and liaison interpreting. Elena designed and taught Applied Translation (Russian) and Introduction to Specialised Translation as part of the pioneering distance learning MA in Translation Programme.

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