August 10, 2017

Collocaid Team

Principal investigator


Dr Ana Frankenberg-Garcia
School of Literature and Languages
University of Surrey, UK

Ana Frankenberg-Garcia is Reader in Translation Studies at the University of Surrey. Her research focuses on applied uses of corpora in writing, lexicography and translation. She was principal investigator of the open-access COMPARA parallel corpus of English and Portuguese fiction and chief editor of the Oxford Portuguese Dictionary (2015).





Professor Jonathan C. Roberts
School of Computer Science
Bangor University, UK 

Jonathan is a full professor at the School of Computer Science, Bangor University, U.K. He joined Bangor University in 2007 as a Senior Lecturer and was previously a lecturer and then a Senior Lecturer at the University of Kent. He leads the Visualization, Modelling and Graphics Group (VMG) at Bangor, and his research expertise is in Visual Analytics, Information Visualization, Human Computer Interaction, Exploratory Visualization, Multiple Coordinated Views, Virtual Environments and Haptics. He writes “By displaying the data in several different ways, and allowing the user to highly interact with it, then the user gains a better understanding of their data”.




Professor Robert Lew
Faculty of English
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Robert Lew is professor at the Department of Lexicography and Lexicology, which is part of the Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. His interests centre around dictionary use, and he has been involved in a number of research projects including topics such as access-facilitating devices, definition formats, dictionaries for production, digital dictionary interfaces, and training in dictionary skills. He is the current editor of the International Journal of Lexicography (Oxford University Press). He has also worked as a practical lexicographer for various publishers, including Harper-Collins, Pearson-Longman, and Cambridge University Press. During 2008-2010 he was advisor to Macmillan Dictionaries.





Geraint Paul Rees
School of Literature and Languages
University of Surrey, UK

Geraint Rees is Research Fellow in Corpus-based Lexicography and Academic Writing at the University of Surrey, UK, and candidate for a Ph.D. in Translation and Language Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. He holds Masters Degrees in Education from Universidad de la Sabana, Chía, Colombia, and in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. His research interests include corpus linguistics, lexicology, EAP lexicography, and language testing. He has taught on academic and general English programmes in Colombia, Vietnam, and Spain.