Magdalena Solarek-Gliniewicz joined MultiLing in November 2020. Her PhD project focuses on communication between Polish doctors and Norwegian-speaking patients. She will research on language barriers Polish doctors encounter during their consultations, and try to find strategies and patterns they use and create in different hospitals all over the country. She is a part of Nor-Pol project, and she will use methods like CA and qualitative interviews.
Magdalena earned her Master’s degree in Norwegian Language Studies at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan, Poland and continued her education in Polish-Norwegian Interpretations in Public Sector at OsloMet. After her studies, she taught Norwegian on intensive courses for health personnel and worked as a lector of Norwegian at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. In addition she has worked as a Polish-Norwegian interpreter at Oslo University Hospital.