LRC Best Thesis Award 2013

LRC Best Thesis Award 2013

LRC Best Thesis Award 2013

Sponsored by Microsoft Ireland

Applications are currently being accepted for the LRC Best Thesis Award 2013.

This award, sponsored by Microsoft Ireland, is an annual award given to the author of the best research publication in an area relevant to global content development, internationalisation and localisation.

Students who have completed a thesis on a relevant theme within the past two years are invited to submit their work to the LRC for consideration. Theses may be submitted prior to their degree award and will be judged by a panel of academic and industry experts.

The winner will receive a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet as a prize.

The scope of the entries for the award need not be confined to a technical linguistic area, and applications are also invited from students who are carrying out research into commercial and management aspects of the localisation industry.

Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Localisation workflows
  • Crowdsourcing in localization
  • Web design and content management
  • Machine translation
  • Computer Aided Translation
  • Terminology management
  • Internationalisation and Global software design

Visit Localisation.ie or email the LRC.

Closing date for submission of entries is close of business on 2nd of September 2013.

Proposals may also be sent by email.

Their address: Localisation Research Centre, CSIS Department, University of Limerick, Ireland

By submitting their work, authors acknowledge the right of the LRC to publish their work should it be awarded the LRC Best Thesis Award or receive a special mention.

The STAR Team

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