Ongoing projects

CORRELATE – Corpora and Lexical and Terminological Resources

Principal Investigators: Raquel Amaro, Rute Costa
Description: CORRELATE project aims at welcoming and integrating students and young researchers in research activities, while promoting the rational use and valorisation of resources produced by the members and collaborators of the LLT group in their individual research activities (read more)

ANACOREX – Anafora y expresiones referenciales en el bilinguismo: triangulando enfoques de corpus y experimentales

Researcher of CLUNL: Ana Madeira
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Caring communication: gene therapy in the context of hemophilia

Responsible at CLUNL: Raquel Silva
Description: The aim of this project is to adapt the scientific language of gene therapy to a language understandable by the general public (read more)

CoRaLHis – Comparing Romance Languages through History: building a multilingual parallel diachronic corpus (13th-18th C.)

Researcher of CLUNL: Alexandra Fiéis
Description: The project CoRaLHis aims to provide a thorough understanding of how languages diverge from each other over time in the field of Romance languages (read more)

Humanities Going Digital (HUGOD)

Contact person: Rute Costa
Description: In response to Covid-19 pandemic situation, HUGOD project proposes the development of new ways of working with university students, namely, promoting their autonomy and motivating them by increasing the social impact of their activities, emphasizing international cooperation (read more)

MORDigital – Digitisation of Diccionario da Lingua Portugueza by António de Morais Silva

Principal Investigator: Rute Costa
Description: The main goal of MORDigital is to encode the selected editions of Diccionario de Lingua Portugueza by António de Morais Silva (MOR), first published in 1789 (read more)

QuILL – Quality in Language Learning

Researcher of CLUNL: Alexandra Fiéis
Description: The QuILL project objectives are: i) provide language lecturers with the skills to identify, assess, use, create digital and ICT based language teaching sources; ii) provide decision makers and policy makers with the information and skills to enhance the implementation of digital and ICT based language teaching sources and method in the higher education systems (read more)

Western Sephardic Diaspora Roadmap

Responsible at CLUNL: Rute Costa
Description: The WSD project will cross methodologies of the Digital Humanities and Information Sciences with the study of the Jewish Diaspora. The main objective is to create a working tool for researchers, archivists, librarians and general public interested in the area: the WSD Roadmap portal (read more)


Principal Investigators: Raquel Amaro, Susana Correia, Matilde Gonçalves
Description: The goal of the EXPRIMI project is the preliminary research on the teaching-learning of Portuguese as host language, based on the exploration of authentic informational and institutional texts targeting migrants (read more)


Principal Investigator: Matilde Gonçalves
Description: G&T.Comenta aims to study the commentary and its categorization as an activity of language and textual practice, through the analysis of a corpus created for this purpose (read more)

GiroFLE Project

Principal Investigator: Christina Dechamps
Description: The GiroFLE project has as its main objective the design, implementation and availability of a set of training courses accredited by CCPFC in the area of didactic of French language for French-speaking teachers, as well as for future professionals in the field (read more)


Responsible at CLUNL: Rute Costa
Description: The Com@Rehab project develops the Digital Communication Module (MCD Rehab) of VR4Pandemic with the purpose to contribute to the rehabilitation of post-COVID patients in hospitals and/or home environments (read more)


Responsible at CLUNL: Rute Costa
Description: The OrthoDef project aims at the increase and validation of ontological and lexical resources in the discipline of speech and language therapy (SLT) (read more)

COVID-19 Collaborative Glossary

Principal Investigator: Rute Costa
Description: The COVID-19 Collaborative Glossary comprises the terminology used by official Healthcare agencies, healthcare professionals and scientists, as well as the media and social media (read more)

Read4Succeed: Improving migrant, refugee and from deprived neighbourhood children reading skills through an Animal Assisted Reading program

Researchers of CLUNL: Ana Madeira and Joana Batalha
Description: International cooperation project developed by a consortium of 8 partners including universities, schools, non-profit associations and Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) which aims to help schools become more inclusive (read more)

TERMVEST – The Clothing Terminology: European Portuguese version

Responsible at CLUNL: Susana Duarte Martins
Description: Based on the work developed for Brazilian Portuguese, this project proposes to create the European Portuguese version of the International Council of Museums (read more)

Digital Edition of the Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa (VOLP-1940)

Principal Investigator: Rute Costa
Description: The main objective of this project is the digitization of the Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa and the treatment of the text according to the TEI Guidelines, with the purpose of making it available online (read more)

PIPALE – Projeto de Intervenção Preventiva para a Aprendizagem da Leitura e da Escrita

Principal Investigators: Joana Batalha and Maria Lobo
Description: PIPALE is part of the National Programme for the Promotion of School Success and responds to an effective need of the school community in the municipality of Sesimbra to improve, from an early age, the quality levels of learning Portuguese as a mother tongue, in particular at the level of reading and writing skills (read more)

Corpus Linguístico & Avatar para a Língua Gestual Portuguesa

Researcher of CLUNL: Mara Moita
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Contact at CLUNL: Rute Costa
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POR Nível – Design and validation of a placement test to PFL

Principal Investigator: Susana Correia
Description: The POR Nível project aims at designing and validating a placement test for adult learners of Portuguese as a Foreign Language (PFL) (read more)

ANACOR: A corpus-based approach to anaphora resolution in second language acquisition: beyond the interfaces

Researcher of CLUNL: Joana Teixeira
Description: The goal of the ANACOR research project is to understand how late bilinguals (=learners of a second language, L2) use anaphoric forms to refer to their antecedents in previous discourse (read more)

Cultural Heritage Lexicon

Responsible at CLUNL: Christina Dechamps
Description: This project aims to promote research and activities on the vocabulary of the different languages in relation to the Italian language as part of the cultural heritage of the city of Florence (read more)

Chair of Portuguese as a Second and Foreign Language

Responsible at CLUNL: Hanna Jakubowicz Batoréo
Description: This project aims to contribute to the dissemination and promotion of studies on the Portuguese language (read more)