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Projects and Awards
(New) ILLC's SignLab shortlisted for Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award
ILLC's SignLab is among the 3 finalists for the Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award in the category Society! The finale will take place at NEMO on the 9th of November and will also be livestreamed. Registration is required to attend either the live event or the livestream.
ILLC SignLab nominated for Innovation Award, vote now!Deadline: Sunday 10 October 2021
ILLC's SignLab has been nominated for the Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award 2021. You can vote now!
Rochelle Choenni receives Google PhD Fellowship award
We are pleased to announce that Rochelle Choenni has received a Google PhD fellowship award in the category of Natural Language Processing.For more information, see https://research.google/outreach/phd-fellowship/recipients/ or contact Rochelle Choenni at r.m.v.k.choenni at uva.nl.
Dora Achourioti awarded NWO Comenius Teaching Fellowship
Dora Achourioti was recently announced as one of the recipients of a Comenius Teaching Fellowship for her project “Building a Learning Path using Minecraft”.
The Comenius Teaching Fellowships are an initiative of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) that looks to support professionals in higher education who want to implement innovative educational methods or techniques in their classrooms.
Dora Achourioti's project uses Minecraft: Education Edition to creatively encourage student input and ownership of the learning process throughout the AUC 1st year mandatory course "Logic, Information, Argumentation".For more information, see https://www.auc.nl/shared-content/news/news/2021/08/auc-lecturer-dora-achourioti-awarded-comenius-teaching-fellowship.html or contact Dora Achourioti at t.achourioti at uva.nl.
Best paper award for Jan Rooduijn
Jan Rooduijn won the award for the Best Paper by a Junior Researcher at the 30th International Conference on Automated Reasoning with Analytic Tableaux and Related Methods (TABLEAUX 2021) for his contribution Cyclic hypersequent calculi for some modal logics with the master modality.
Ilaria Canavotto wins Beth dissertation prize
We are pleased to announce that Ilaria Canavotto has won the Beth dissertation prize.
Since 2002, the Association for Logic, Language, and Information (FoLLI) has been awarding the annual E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize to outstanding Ph.D. dissertations in Logic, Language, and Information, with financial support of the E.W. Beth Foundation.For more information, see http://www.folli.info/?page_id=74.