Dr. Bárcena obtained a First Class Honours Degree in English Philology from the Universidad de Deusto and a M.Sc. in Machine Translation and a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics from UMIST (University of Machester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, UK). She was a postdoctoral researcher in the Universidad of Liège (Belgium) and has also worked in the Universities of the Basque Country, Seville and Granada. She is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Foreign Philologies and their Linguistics at UNED, where she leads the ATLAS resesarch group (http://atlas.uned.es). Her research interests focus on the teaching and analysis of sublanguages for computational purposes. Since her arrival at UNED she has been researching on CALL related topics and she has published extensively in this field at both national and international levels.
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