Conférence internationale permanente d'instituts universitaires de traducteurs et interprètes Excellence in T&I training and research

CIUTI Award

The CIUTI Award is an incentive with which CIUTI wishes to promote excellence in T&I research. The Award is given to the most outstanding PhD thesis completed at a CIUTI institution which has contributed significantly to the development of research in the discipline. The winner receives 1,000 euros.

2017

PhD Award Win­ner: Dr. Joke Daems (Uni­ver­siteit Gent). A Trans­la­tion Robot for Each Trans­la­tor? A Com­par­a­tive Study of Man­u­al Trans­la­tion and Post-edit­ing of Machine Trans­la­tions: Process, Qual­i­ty and Trans­la­tor Atti­tude

Lau­re­ates:

  • Dr. Alexan­der Behrens (Uni­ver­sität Leipzig). Local­iz­abil­i­ty of User-Inter­face Strings. A Translator’s View on Soft­ware Inter­na­tion­al­iza­tion
    and Local­iza­tion, based on the direc­tions of trans­la­tion Eng­lish-Ger­man and Eng­lish-
    Russ­ian
  • Dr. Lee Williamson Hous­ton (Edin­burgh Uni­ver­si­ty). The social rel­e­vance of research to prac­tice: A study of the impact of aca­d­e­m­ic research in sub­ti­tling on pro­fes­sion­al sub­ti­tling prac­ti­tion­ers in Europe

2016

PhD Award win­ner: Dr Car­la Quin­ci (Uni­ver­si­ty of Tri­este). Trans­la­tors in the Mak­ing: An Empir­i­cal Lon­gi­tu­di­nal Study on Trans­la­tion Com­pe­tence and its Devel­op­ment.

Lau­re­ates:

  • Dr Cather­ine Anne Sell (Monash Uni­ver­si­ty). Trans­la­tion in Japan­ese Muse­ums: A Study of Mul­ti­modal Lin­guis­tic Land­scapes.
  • Dr Matilde Nis­beth Jensen (Aarhus Uni­ver­si­ty). Trans­la­tors of Patient Infor­ma­tion Leaflets: Trans­la­tion experts or expert trans­la­tors? A mixed meth­ods study of lay-friend­li­ness.

2015

  • First Prize: Euge­nia Dal Fovo (Uni­ver­si­ty of Tri­este). Simul­ta­ne­ous Inter­pret­ing on Tele­vi­sion: The Case of the Question/Answer Group in the 2004 Pres­i­den­tial Debathon.
  • Sec­ond Prize: Iris Schri­jver (Uni­ver­si­ty of Antwerp). The Trans­la­tor as a Text Pro­duc­er: The effects of writ­ing train­ing on transedit­ing and trans­la­tion per­for­mance.
  • Third Prize: Mohamed Zain Sulaiman (Monash Uni­ver­si­ty). Trans­lat­ing Tourism. A Cul­tur­al Jour­ney Across Con­cep­tu­al Spaces.