Qin Qiuqing is a PhD student at the Department of Interpreting & Translation (DIT) of the University of Bologna, and also a member of the Laboratory for Multilectal Mediated Communication & Cognition (MC2 Lab). She has been awarded a scholarship under the State Scholarship Fund to pursue study by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) in 2021. She is co-supervised by Prof Ricardo Muñoz Martín (University of Bologna) and Prof Sun Sanjun (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China). Ms Qin received her MA in English Language and literature at Southwest University. Her research interests are centered on cognitive translatology and empirical research, and her PhD project aims to compare typing behaviors in translation between English and Chinese as keylogged. Further interests include eyetracking and other observational data-gathering techniques.