Current PhD research

Najah Albaqawi – An Investigation into Morpho-syntactic Simplification in the Structure of Gulf Pidgin Arabic in Saudi Arabia
Supervisory team: Dr Michael Oakes and Prof Ruslan Mitkov

Hanna Bechara – Robust and Comprehensive Methods for the Evaluation and Comparison of Machine Translation Output
Supervisory team: Dr Constantin Orasan and Dr Lucia Specia

Richard EvansSyntactic Simplification for Reading Comprehension and Language Processing Supervisory team: Dr Constantin Orasan and Prof Ruslan Mitkov

Bob FosterMultiple Choice Question (MCQ) Generation system enhancement through disambiguation of source documents.
Supervisory team: Prof Ruslan Mitkov, Dr Le An Ha, and Richard Evans

Rohit GuptaUse of Language Technology to Improve Matching and Retrieval in Translation Memory
Supervisory team: Dr. Constantin OrasanProf. Ruslan Mitkov, and Prof. Josef van Genabith

Mireille Makary – Building a Relevance Judgment List for Test Collections without Human Intervention
Supervisory team: Dr Michael Oakes, Dr Fadi Yamout and Prof Ruslan Mitkov

Shiva Taslimipoor – Automatic Extraction and Translation of Multiword Units
Supervisory team: Prof Ruslan Mitkov and Prof. Gloria Corpas Pastor

Victoria YanevaReadability Assessment for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Disorders Affecting Language
Supervisory team: Prof Ruslan Mitkov, Prof Kenneth I Manktelow and Dr Irina Temnikova

A list of completed PhD theses can be seen on our publications page.