Sara Axelsson

translator /Editor, The Swedish Wordshop
Nykoping, Sweden

About Sara

Bio

Current
2009: Opening of The Swedish Wordshop where I am a translator and editor as well as illustrator and graphic artist.

Education
2007-2009: MA in Translation, Uppsala University. My dissertation deals with ways of communicating science through translation and includes a translation of the climate report Bird Species and Climate Change (Climate Risk and WWF, 2006). The work was awarded a Pass with Distinction.
2008-2009: Individual courses in Global Environment History, Climate, Energy and Modern society, Ecological Effects of Climate Change, Inventory Methods for Ornithologists.
2004-2005: English and Scandinavian languages at Uppsala University, Sweden.
2000-2003: Technical Engineering and design at Gripenskolan, Nyköping.

Work experience
2006-2007: Swedish inhouse subtitler at SDI Media UK Ltd. London.
2007- present: Freelance translator and subtitler.

Areas of Expertise

Ornithology, Science Communication, subtitling

I'm passionate about

language and communication.

Talk to me about

I'm very fascinated by birds and the physics of flight, so talk to me about translating field guides and bird books into Swedish.