L2F researchers received the best paper award in the PROPOR 2014 conference with the paper "Improving Speech Recognition through Automatic Selection of Age Group – Specific Acoustic Models", authored by Annika Hämäläinen, Hugo Meinedo, Michael Tjalve, Thomas Pellegrini, Isabel Trancoso, and Miguel Sales Dias.
Vera Cabarrão M.A. thesis, entitled Respostas afirmativas em diálogos espontâneos em Português Europeu (Interface Prosódia-Sintaxe-Discurso), Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon, received the Research Prize of the Portuguese Linguistics Society (APL) on 2014.
Project VITHEA (Virtual Therapist for Aphasia treatment) is part of an exhibition on mental health that will be inaugurated October 30th, 2014, at the Pavilhão do Conhecimento. For more information see .
Isabel Trancoso was appointed as ISCA Fellow for "her research in speech coding and significant and sustained contributions to speech science and technology for the Portuguese language".
Scientific Award - Fernando Batista was one the winners of the 2013 edition of the ISCTE-IUL scientific awards with the work "Bilingual Experiments on Automatic Recovery of Capitalization and Punctuation of Automatic Speech Transcripts" published in the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.
IEEE Fellow - Prof. Isabel Trancoso The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE, appointed Prof. Isabel Trancoso as a Fellow of this prestigious institution.