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Lingue di lavoro:
Da Italiano a Inglese

Fiona Peterson
Flair and precision

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Ora locale: 21:59 CEST (GMT+2)

Madrelingua: Inglese 
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Please note that I am currently a full-time nursing student at the University of Bologna.
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Education
Master per Traduttori e Interpreti in Medicina e Farmacologia (Masters in medical and pharmacological translation and interpreting), CTI, Milan, 2009
BA (Hons) in Modern Languages (German and Italian), University of Westminster, London, 1995

Subject areas
Medicine and pharmaceuticals
Photography and visual arts
Cinema and subtitling
Poetry and literature
Food, wine and tourism
Nutrition and nutritional science

My published translations include: ART Risk Arte Oggi, June 2001, a tribute to German artist Joseph Beuys
L'immagine dell'Umanità, (The Image of Humanity), Silvana Editoriale, Milan 2001
Marcello Maloberti, catalogue accompanying the exhibition by the artist of the same name, Raffaella Cortese Gallery, Milan, 2001

CINEMA
The series of books Una Regione Piena di Cinema, dedicated to Emilian directors Michelangelo Antonioni, Valerio Zurlini, Marco Bellocchio and Florestano Vancini, published by the region of Emilia Romagna

SUBTITLING Effedia, sulla mia cattiva strada, feature-length film dedicated to Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André, shown at the Rome Film Festival 2008
Checosamanca, feature-length film shown at the Rome Film Festival 2006
Babooska, feature-length film by Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel, Vento Film 2005

POETRY Poeti Italiani nel Mondo/Poesia Oltre i Confini (Italian Poets in the World/Poetry Beyond the Borders, 2009, 2007, 2006), an anthology of contemporary poets, published by Book Editore, Ro Ferrarese, Ferrara

SHORT STORIES Sex, horror and fantasy, (short stories), Giovanni Buzi, Massari Editore 2005


Hardware:
Apple iMac 2,67 Ghz; 4GB di RAM; HD 320GB.
External backup unit LaCie 500GB (backup at 4-hour intervals).
Apple iPhone 16GB (Internet connection, checking of emails/opening and display of Office documents).
Broadband connection

Software:
Mac OSX Mountain Lion
Parallels 4
Trados Freelance 2007
Open Office, NeoOffice

Volunteer work:
Volunteer work with ambulance service (Pubblica Assistenza di Castello di Serravalle, Bologna)
Search and rescue work with K9 Response Unit (Unità Cinofila Torrefire, San Lazzaro, Bologna)
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Totale punti: 704
Punti PRO: 560


Lingue principali (PRO)
Da Italiano a Inglese522
Da Inglese a Italiano34
Da Tedesco a Inglese4
Aree generali principali (PRO)
Medico/Sanitario203
Arte/Letteratura94
Altro89
Tecnico/Meccanico72
Marketing32
Punti in altre 4 aree >
Aree specifiche principali (PRO)
Medicina (generale)119
Poesia e Prosa48
Medicina: Cardiologia32
Medicina: Farmaceutica28
Alimenti e Latticini26
Altro20
Cinema, Film, TV, Teatro18
Punti in altre 33 aree >

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Parole chiave: medicina, medicine, articoli scientifici, scientific articles, studi clinici, clinical studies, nutrizione, nutrition, arte, art, fotografia, photography, libri e cataloghi d'arte, art books and catalogues, scrittura creativa, creative writing, cinema, film, films, racconti brevi, short stories, poesia, poetry, libri per ragazzi, children's literature, materiale didattico, gastronomia, food, wine, lifestyle, turismo, tourism, tourist information, subtitling, sottotitoli, magazine articles, articoli per riviste, audioguides, audioguide, recipes, ricette, comics, fumetti, press releases, rassegne stampe, traduzione, traduttrice, cinofilia, dogs, quality, fast turnaround, moda, fashion, marketing, advertising, copywriting, translator, translation




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