Abbreviated CV



Name: Nancy Louise Underwood

Date of Birth: 17.03.59

Nationality: British





1982 - 1983

University of Edinburgh, School of Epistemics

Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, UK.

MSc, Cognitive Science. Thesis: Some Aspects of Temporal Reference in Verbs

1978 - 1981

University of East Anglia, University Plain,

Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

BA(Hons) Linguistics.





from 1/2/2003


ISSCO/TIM/ETI, Université de Genève, 40, bd du Pont d'Arve

1211 Genève 4, Switzerland


1994 - 1999

1999 - 2003

Videnskablig Medarbejder

Senior Consultant (Seniorrådgiver)

Center for Sprogteknologi, Njalsgade 80,

2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark.


1985 - 1990

1990 - 1994

Research Assistant.

Research Associate

Centre for Computational Linguistics, UMIST, 

PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK.


1984 - 1985

Teacher of English as a Foreign Language.

Androulakis Schools of Foreign Languages, Sophocles Venizelos 70,

Athens, Greece.


1981 - 1982

Clerical and Computer Officer.

Anglian Water Authority, Cambridge Road, Bedford, UK.


1975 - 1977

Assistant Scientific Officer.

Department of Industry, Warren Spring Laboratory,

Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK.





English: native speaker, Danish: fluent, French: basic.




In addition to teaching English as a foreign language, I’ve taught on the following courses


1993 - 1994      Course No: LC205 2nd –year Computational Linguistics (Categorial Grammar) at  CCL , UMIST.


Autumn 1996    Modern Linguistic Theories: Government and Binding Theory at IAAS,  Copenhagen University


Autumn 1999    Lingvistik (Mofologi og Syntaks) Course No: MLD1 at Handelshøjskolen, Copenhagen


Autumn 2000    Lingvistik (Mofologi, Syntaks, Semantik og Pragmatik) Course No: MLD1Handelshøjskolen, Copenhagen


2003 - 2006       occasional guest lectures in Technologies de Pointe course ETI, University of Geneva





LREC 2002, Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation,  29-31 May 2002,  Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain.

Towards Systematizing MT Evaluation,  Satellite workshop at: Machine Translation Summit IX ,  September 27, 2003,  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

 LREC 2004, Fourth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation  26-28 May 2004, Centro Cultural De Belem, Lisbon, Portugal.

User Oriented Evaluation of Knowledge Discovery Systems.  Pre-conference Workshop at LREC 2004,   25th May 2004, Lisbon, Portugal.

LREC 2006 Fifth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 24-26 May 2006, Genoa, Italy