Dries Cavents is a doctoral researcher at the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication. He started his academic career with a Bachelor's in Applied Linguistics (KU Leuven, Antwerp). followed by a Master's in Interpreting (Ku Leuven, Antwerp) and a Postgraduate in Conference Interpreting (KU Leuven, Brussels). Afterwards, he has embarked on a new academic challenge, starting a PhD at Ghent University, which is currently still an ongoing project. His research interests include dialogue interpreting, video remote interpreting, face-work and verbal and non-verbal behaviour. In his PhD project he examines how verbal and non-verbal face-work manifest in on-site and video remote interpreting interactions and how interpreters deal with these manifestations of face-work.