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UT Austin|Portugal Annual Conference 2016

The UT Austin|Portugal Program will hold its Annual Conference and Exhibition on “Program Achievements and Future Opportunities”, on May 23rd and 24th, 2016, at the Rectorate Building of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Campolide Campus) in Lisbon.


28 Apr 2016
CoLab researcher receives grant to study rural library “hotspot lending”

UT Austin|Portugal Digital Media Director Sharon Strover received the $500,000 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to study rural library "hotspot lending programs," where libraries loan out devices that connect patrons to cellular networks.


21 Apr 2016
Transnational Joint Call ‘Digging Into Data Challenge’

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) and The Trans-Atlantic Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities (T-AP) announcement.


14 Apr 2016
Talk: The Future of Journalism

What can we expect when we join two writing experts to share ideas about journalism and its future?


12 Apr 2016
Participatory mobile photography project

um quotidiano / an everyday is a participatory mobile photography project, carried out during the artist residency of Cláudio Reis (U. Porto), at arts venue Av. Espaço Montepio, Porto, Portugal, organized by Porto Lazer, from March 30th to May 7th.


6 Apr 2016
UTEN’s EyeSee Solutions wins pitch competition at SXSW

Following an intense preparation period at the IC2 Institute, the Portuguese company EyeSee Solutions, one of the Business Development companies selected through UTEN’s Global Startup Program 2015 Call, won the first SXAméricas Startup Pitch Competition, at SXSW.


24 Mar 2016
Trends in promoting quality of life through digital media - Call for Papers

This workshop aims to foster discussions about how digital media is reconfiguring the scenarios in which quality of life can be promoted in different domains.


23 Mar 2016
5th Emerging Technologies Workshop: Promoting Collaborations

The workshop gathered all UT Austin | Portugal program academic areas: Advanced Computing, Digital Media, Emerging Technologies and Mathematics, aiming at fostering the collaboration between the areas.


1 Mar 2016
Creating collaboration between artists and scientists / engineers

On February 24th, at 12:00 pm, James Sham (UT Austin) will be giving a lecture entitled “Creating collaboration between artists and scientists / engineers”, as part of the 5th Emerging Technologies workshop that will gather all UT Austin | Portugal program academic areas (Advanced Computing, Digital Media, Emerging Technologies and Mathematics).


10 Feb 2016
Professor Rui L. Reis elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Professor Rui L. Reis, Vice Rector of the University of Minho, was elected to the (United States) National Academy of Engineering (NAE). 


10 Feb 2016
Innovation Arts and the Conception of Rapid Design Pivot

On 15 February, at 2:30 pm, Dr. Brian A. Korgel, Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will be giving a lecture entitled "Innovation Arts and the Conception of Rapid Pivot Design", focusing on the interconnection of Emerging Technologies with the Arts.


5 Feb 2016
Creative Colab ’16

Creative Colab ’16, an iniciative by students of the Digital Media Doctoral Program, is an invitation to explore and discuss various perspectives on digital media, drawn from the intersections between creativity and collaboration.


21 Jan 2016
New reports on CoLab and UTEN activities

The UT Austin|Portugal Program has released two comprehensive reports covering its activities for the period 2013-2015.


16 Dec 2015
Porto Winter School on Graph Analytics and Applications

The school will deliver a mix of lectures, case study presentations and hands-on session in the domain of large scale data analytics with emphasis on the analysis of graphs/networks


24 Nov 2015
Call for Proposals “2015 PORTUGAL - U.S. Research Networks Program”

The Luso-American Foundation in collaboration with the National Science Foundation announces the Call for Proposals “2015 PORTUGAL – U.S. Research Networks Program”.


11 Nov 2015
Advanced Computing Autumn School and Workshop

Within the activities of the UT Austin | Portugal CoLab Program in Advanced Computing IST will hold an Autumn School (November 9-13, 2015) on Data Driven Computations in the Life Sciences and a one day Workshop (November 12, 2015) on Innovative Modeling Techniques for Predictive Medicine.


30 Oct 2015
Results of the 2015 Call for Doctoral Scholarship in Digital Media

Resultados de Concurso 2015 para atribuição de Bolsas de Doutoramento em Media Digitais.


20 Oct 2015
Workshop and Lecture “Analyzing Social Media with Digital Methods”, October 21st, FCSH/NOVA

Bernhard Rieder, associate professor of New Media and Digital Culture at the Department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam and a researcher with the Digital Methods Initiative will be conducting a Workshop and a Lecture on Analyzing Social Media with Digital Methods, at FCSH/NOVA, October 21st.


13 Oct 2015
Lisbon Workshop on US Research Funding Opportunities for EU Researchers

On Friday, October 9, BILAT USA 2.0 will hold a free workshop in Lisbon on US research funding opportunities available EU researchers.


17 Sep 2015
Emerging Technologies Program holds working meeting at UT Austin

In September, researchers from UT Austin and several Portuguese universities met in Austin to foster collaboration in Emerging Technologies.


14 Sep 2015

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