Meet the winners of the Arquivo.pt Award 2019!

Last updated on July 19th, 2019 at 05:41 pm

The winners of the Arquivo.pt Award 2019 were announced by His Excellency the Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa during the session that took place on July 8 at 9:00 am in Auditorium 1 during the event “Science 2019 – Encounter with Science and Technology” at the Lisbon Congress Center.

Entregas do Prémio Arquivo.pt durante o Encontro Ciência 2019

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Photos by Valter Gouveia, FCT

1st place: meuParlamento.pt

MeuParlamento.pt is a mobile application that simulates the Portuguese Parliament, calling on all citizens to play the role of a deputy.

Authors: Nuno Moniz, Arian Pasquali, Tomás Amaro

2nd place: Revisionista.pt: Un-cover the news

The Revisionista.pt is an online tool to reveal post-publication changes in the Portuguese news.

Authors: Flávio Martins and André Mourão

3rd place: Public speeches about violence in private

Analysis of 217 news collected in Arquivo.pt from the three main daily newspapers, on domestic violence.

Author: Zélia de Macedo Teixeira

Materials for dissemination about the winners

About the Arquivo.pt Award 2019

Arquivo.pt is a research infrastructure managed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) that enables search and access to web pages archived since 1996.

The Arquivo.pt Award aims to annually promote innovative works based on historical information preserved by Arquivo.pt. Submissions closed on May 3 and we received works in areas such as: media studies, education, design, information technology, health or cultural and historical heritage.

The Arquivo.pt Award 2019 received the High Sponsorship of His Excellency the President of the Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Arquivo.pt Award 2020

The Arquivo.pt Award was approved as an annual initiative of the Foundation for Science and Technology that will run from January to May.

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Arquivo.pt Awards 2019 launching event

Last updated on April 3rd, 2019 at 05:07 pm

Arquivo.pt Award 2019 was officially launched during an event at the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic, in Lisbon, March 13th.

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Manuel Heitor, and the vice-president of FCT, Helena Pereira attended the ceremony.

In his speech, Marcelo Rebelo highlighted the importance of initiatives like Arquivo.pt Awards, as well as the services offered by the portal.

Submit your work to Arquivo.pt Award 2019. The 3 best works will receive a total of 15,ooo euros in prizes

Arquivo.pt Award 2019 launching event

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Opening

Speech by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor

Presentation of the portal Arquivo.pt and the Arquivo.pt by Daniel Gomes, FCT

Speech by His Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic

President of the Portuguese Republic launches Arquivo.pt Award 2019

Last updated on March 8th, 2019 at 03:05 pm

Arquivo.pt is honoured to announce that the launching event of the Arquivo.pt Award 2019 will take place at the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic, in Lisbon, on March 13th, at 3:30 pm.

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Manuel Heitor, and the FCT vice-president, Helena Pereira will attend the ceremony.

The event is open to all interested parties but limited to the facility capacity.

See the complete schedule below:

  • 3:30 pm – Reception
  • 4 pm – Opening (MPR)
  • 4:05 pm – Speech by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor
  • 4:15 pm – Presentation of the portal Arquivo.pt and the Arquivo.pt by Daniel Gomes, FCT
  • 4:30 pm – Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic and inauguration of “Time travel with the Presidents of the Republic” exhibit.
  • 4:45 pm – Cocktail and guided tours of the Museum and the Arquivo.pt exhibition
  • 5:30 p.m. – Closing

For more information: 213 614 660 or museu@presidencia.pt

Submit your work to Arquivo.pt Award 2019. The 3 best works will receive a total of 15,ooo euros in prizes

Arquivo.pt 2019 Award: Submissions are open!

Last updated on February 19th, 2019 at 04:12 pm

Submissions for Arquivo.pt Award 2019 are officially open! The deadline is May 3, at 1 pm (Lisbon time).

The three best works will receive a total of 15 000 euros.

Individual or group works on any subject are accepted. The only requirement is that they use Arquivo.pt as their main source of information.

Here’s how to apply: arquivo.pt/award2019

Good luck!

Arquivo.pt Award will be back in 2019!

Last updated on October 26th, 2018 at 11:33 am

Arquivo.pt will distinguish again in 2019, works that make use of web information from the past in a useful and innovative way.

There will be 15 000 € in prizes:

  • 1º place: 10 000 €
  • 2º place: 3 000 €
  • 3º place: 2 000 €

Proposals can be presented by individuals or groups. The winners will be those that best promote the usage of preserved web information and the services provided by Arquivo.pt.

The contest will follow the same format as in the previous edition and will be open to everyone regardless of their area of study or activity.

The definite rules and application dates will be announced shortly. Applications will be open in early 2019.

First edition winners  (Arquivo.pt Award 2018)

The first edition, in 2018, awarded 3 proposals. The 1st prize went to the team led by Ricardo Campos, INESC TEC researcher and professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (IPT) with the project Conta-me Histórias, a platform which automatically generates temporal narratives from online news about topics submitted by its users.

For Ricardo Campos the award was:

“An important boost for the project, and thanks to this award, other research works or even commercial applications may be come up.”