Scholarships, awards, and grants

  • EUR 647 Lab Monitor Grant -
LxMLS – Lisbon Machine Learning School (2018).
  • AdeptMind scholarship (USD 20,000) to work on multilingual modelling (2018).
  • Titan Xp GPU -- Nvidia GPU Grant programme (2017).
  • Accepted and all expenses paid – Google NLP Summit, Zürich, Switzerland (2017).
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Best short paper award – Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (2017).
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EUR 300 best system award – PAN International Competition on Author Profiling (2016).
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Accepted to LxMLS – Lisbon Machine Learning School, 40% acceptance rate (2015).
  • Best system (shared w/two teams) – SemEval Semantic Textual Similarity (2014).
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USD 445 travel grant to Hong Kong – Acoustical Society of America Scholarship (2012).
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EUR 300 travel grant to Hong Kong – Int’l. Phonetic Assoc., Gösta Bruce Fund (2011).
  • Outreach

  • AIs are being tested to see how well they understand our thoughts, interviewed for New Scientist Magazine (31-08-2018)
  • University of Groningen to start Master’s degree programme in Digital Humanities, University of Groningen Unifocus film (17-02-2016)
  • De oudheid. . . digitaal! (Ancient history. . . digitally!) University newspaper article about a recent publication (06-10-2015) (in Dutch)