Hannah Silvester is a lecturer in French, specialising in Audiovisual Translation at University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. She is coordinator of the MA in French Translation at UCC, and teaches translation studies theory and practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Hannah holds a PhD in Translation Studies (Audiovisual Translation) from the University of Glasgow, and an MA in Screen Translation from the University of Sheffield. In her PhD thesis, Hannah researched the subtitling of linguistic variation from French into English. Her research interests also include research methodologies in audiovisual translation, and subtitler working practices. She has a keen interest in furthering discussion and collaboration between AVT academics, practitioners and other stakeholders.