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A final message from the outgoing Executive Director of CLARIN

 

We are pleased to announce that Switzerland will join CLARIN as an observer from 1 January 2023, with a commitment for three years. The Swiss consortium CLARIN-CH was founded in December 2020 and consists of a growing number of Swiss academic institutions. In early 2022, the Swiss National Science

 

Read the blogpost about the third UPSKILLS multiplier event

 

Read about the It-Sr-NeR project, winner of the bridging gap call, in this blogpost.

 

Read all about the CLARIN Café on Text and Data Mining Exceptions a Year After in this blog post

 

The initiative that lead to this project was the result of a workshop for all CLARIN Knowledge Centres (K-centers) from 30 November to 1 December 2020. This workshop, which was established by Bente Maegaard and now takes place annually, brought together all K-centres working with Sign Language (SL)

 

This impact story shines the spotlight on one of the initiatives in response to the invasion of Ukraine that CLARIN has supported. The distance learning course ‘ Ukrainian History’ was developed by two friends and colleagues, based in Ukraine and Lithuania, as an example of collaboration between EU

 

Read about the new members of the SSH Marketplace Editorial Board

 

The book, launched at CLARIN2022, is the first volume in a new series on Digital Linguistics, published by De Gruyter and edited by Darja Fišer and Andreas Witt

 

Read all about the CLARIN Café on Online and Desktop Tools for Querying a Language Corpus in this blog post

 

Dr Nan Bernstein Ratner talks about her latest project CLASP (Child Language ASsessment Project), which makes use of datasets at the CLARIN Knowledge Centre TalkBank. The project hopes to provide a stronger evidence base for child language assessment, which will improve future research, as well as

 

First awarded in 2021, the Teaching with CLARIN Award recognises lecturers and educational professionals who have successfully integrated CLARIN into the courses they teach and/or training materials they have developed. This year, three winners were selected, who presented their teaching initiatives

 

About the Winners This year’s second Achievement Award went to a team effort of students, researchers and developers at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (UFAL) of the Charles University's Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (Prague), including Martin Popel (researcher, head of the team

 

About the Winners Jörg Tiedemann, Professor of Language Technology in the department of Digital Humanities at the University of Helsinki and the Helsinki group. In order to support Ukrainians in Finland, Tiedemann and the Helsinki MT team established various initiatives, including the machine

 

About the Winner Roberts Darģis is a PhD candidate at the University of Latvia (UL) and researcher at Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia (IMCS UL), the leading CLARIN-LV partner. Darģis’ efforts with regards to CLARIN have been manifold: Not only is Darģis a

 

We are pleased to announce that CLARIN:EL, the National Infrastructure for Language Resources & Technologies in Greece, has been successfully assessed as a CLARIN B-centre and has received a B-centre certificate. CLARIN:EL is part of the National Roadmap for Research Infrastructures of Greece and

 
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Jakob Lenardič’s PhD thesis was recently awarded best of the year 2021/2022 at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. Read how he combined theoretical and corpus linguistics to explore the subtle characteristics of Slovenian language structure. See the full impact story here.

 
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In this issue: Upcoming assessment deadline, New B-centre, New CoreTrustSeal requirements as of 2023, Centre Meeting 2022 presentations

 
CLARIN and Libraries

Read all about the CLARIN and Libraries workshop in this blog post

 

Read the vacancy for experienced management assistant