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  October 2007: NCLT Seminar Series 2007/8 to begin in the coming weeks
  November 2006: Deirdre Hogan joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  October 2006: NCLT Seminar Series 2006/07 begins
  October 2006: John Judge successfully defends Ph.D. Thesis on "Open-Domain Question-Answering Systems"
  April 2006: Jennifer Foster joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  March 2006: Aoife Cahill successfully receives funding to join PARC, CA (ParGram) for six months collaboration on generation and merging automatically acquired unification grammar resources with hand-crafted resources
  February 2006: Michael Burke successfully defends Ph.D. Thesis on "Automatic Treebank Annotation for the Acquisition of LFG Resources"
  February 2006: Ruth O'Donovan successfully defends Ph.D. Thesis on "Automatic Extraction of Large-Scale Multilingual Lexical Resources"
  November 2005: Djamé Seddah joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  November 2005: NCLT Seminar Series 2005/06 begins
  November 2005: Michelle Tooher successfully defends Ph.D. Thesis on "Machine Learning of Glottal Source Variation"
  November 2005: Yasuhiro Kawata joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  November 2005: Nicolas Stroppa joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  October 2005: Mary Hearne joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  September 2005: Minako O'Hagan, Dorothy Kenny and Andy Way awarded €86,600 Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation (Proof of Concept) Grant on "MovieTrans: Rapid, Memory-Based Audiovisual Translation"
  July 2005: Andy Way awarded €642,609 SFI Principal Investigator Grant 2005 - 2009 on "Probabilistic Solutions to the Problem of Computerised Translation"
  July 2005: Andy Way, Dan Melamed (NYU), Dekai Wu (HKUST) and Steven Clark (Oxford) are running a Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation by Parsing as part of the CLSP series at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore) July - August 2005. Declan Groves and Mary Hearne are the other NCLT/DCU members on the team.
  December 2004: Nano Gough successfully defends Ph.D. research thesis on Example-Based Machine Translation using the Marker Hypothesis
  December 2004: Mary Hearne successfully defends Ph.D. research thesis on Data-Oriented Parsing
  November 2004: Josef van Genabith awarded €839,032 SFI Principal Investigator Grant 2004 - 2008 on Rapid Multilingual Grammar Induction
  October 2004: NCLT Seminar Series 2004/05 begins
  October 2004: Aoife Cahill joins the NCLT as a post-doctoral researcher
  September 2004: The ParGram Fall Meeting was hosted by DCU
  September 2004: Aoife Cahill successfully defends Ph.D. research thesis on Parsing with Automatically Acquired, Wide-Coverage, Robust, Probabilistic LFG Approximations
  May 2004: Regina Finn and Sara Morrissey awarded IRCSET Ph.D. studentships
  May 2004: Josef van Genabith and Andy Way awarded €274,971 SFI Basic Research Grant 2004-2007 on Probabilistic Generation and Bitext Creation
  March 2004: Mick Burke wins IBM Ph.D. Fellowship
  March 2004: Josef van Genabith and Andy Way join IBM's new Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) Dublin as Visiting Scientist and Faculty Fellow, respectively
  January 2004: Andy Way and researchers at Harbin University, China awarded €36,750 SFI Royal Irish Academy China Ireland Collaboration
  October 2003: Dublin Computational Linguistics Research Seminar (DCLRS) Series 2003/04 hosted at DCU
  October 2003: NCLT Seminar Series 2003/04 begins
  May 2003: Josef van Genabith and Andy Way awarded €145,000 Basic Research grant by Enterprise Ireland to fund MT research
  May 2003: Declan Groves and Andrew Errity awarded IRCSET Ph.D. studentships
  May 2003: Andy Way, Sharon O'Brien and Dorothy Kenny - local organisers of the Controlled Language Translation conference at DCU
  March 2003: Nano Gough wins prestigious IBM Ph.D. fellowship
  November 2002: HLT Reading Group 2002/03 begins
  October 2002: First ACL Social event of 2002/2003
  May 2002: Katrina Keogh and John Judge awarded IRCSET Ph.D. studentships
  May 2002: Monica Ward and Andy Way awarded €160,000 Basic Research grant by IRCSET to fund CALL research
  April 2002: ACL Afternoon 2002
  October 2001: HLT Reading Group 2001/02 begins
  October 2001: Dublin Computational Linguistics Research Seminar starts again
  September 2001: Andy Way - co-organiser of a workshop at the MT Summit in Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  27 August 2001: CALL Seminar
  July 2001: Andy Way (CA) - co-organiser of a workshop at the ACL-EACL 2001 Joint Conference
  June 2001: John McKenna (CA) receives £5000 Studentship
  June 2001: Andy Way (CA) & Josef Van Genabith (CA) receive £5000 Studentship
  June 2001: Andy Way (CA), Josef Van Genabith (CA) and Dorothy Kenny (SALIS) receive £5000 Studentship
  June 2001: Final Year Project Display
  June 2001: Mary Flynn from Trados Ireland presented the ACL4 Final Year Project Awards
  May 2001: Information for Exchange Students
  April 2001: Josef Van Genabith (CA) & Andy Way (CA) awarded £101,000 Basic Research grant from Enterprise Ireland to fund treebank based unification grammar acquisition
  March 2001: ACL Afternoon
  March 2001: ACL4 projects will be sponsored by TRADOS in 2001
  November 2000: DCU Open Day
  October 2000: DCLRS Seminar Series 2000/01 hosted at DCU
  October 2000: HLT Reading Group 2000/01 begins
  June 2000: Andy Way (CA) & Josef Van Genabith (CA) receive £5000 Studentship


Last Updated: 6th October 2007 by aclweb@computing.dcu.ie