Arquivo.pt Awards 2019 launching event

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

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President of the Portuguese Republic launches Arquivo.pt Award 2019

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

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Arquivo.pt 2019 Award: Submissions are open!

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!

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Arquivo.pt Award will be back in 2019!

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.”

 

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