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Pam Peters

Emeritus Professor
Adjunct Professor
Macquarie University
BA Hons 1 U. Melb., MA Hons 1 U. Syd.
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Pam Peters is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. She was appointed Emeritus Professor on her retirement in December 2007, having previously held a Personal Chair in Linguistics. She was Director of the Dictionary Research Centre at Macquarie University (2001–07), and a member of the Editorial Committee of the Macquarie dictionary for its second, third and fourth editions (1991, 1997, 2005). She continues to supervise research students and projects in lexicography, lexicology, terminology and terminography, as an Adjunct Professor in Linguistics and Research Member of the Centre for Language Sciences, where she directs the TermFinder™ project, including LawTermFinder.

Jan-Louis Kruger

Head of Department and Associate
Department of Linguistics Centre for
Language Sciences
Macquarie University
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Jan-Louis Kruger is Head of the Department of Linguistics and a member of the Centre for Language Sciences. He is also extraordinary professor in the School of Languages on the Vaal Triangle Campus of North-West University in South Africa. He holds a PhD in English on the translation of narrative point of view. His main research interests include studies on the reception and processing of audiovisual translation products, including aspects such as cognitive load, comprehension, attention allocation and psychological immersion. He is a co-editor for Perspectives: Studies in Translatology. His current research projects include eye tracking, and EEG studies on cognitive load and immersion in film.