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


The CIUTI Award is a new incentive by CIUTI to promote excellence in T&I research: The winner receives EUR 1000. Starting in 2015, the Award will be available annually to laureates with outstanding doctoral theses. Provided that the quality criteria are met, the jury will select one winner per academic year.


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


  • 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-
  • 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


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


  • 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.


  • 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.