Award for International Impact

Posted on November 25, 2018

Ceri Binding won a USW Impact Award for Best International Impact at an Award Ceremony held in the Cardiff’s Temple of Peace on 21 November, 2018. The award was sponsored by Capital Law.

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DCMI/TPDL Conference in Porto

Posted on September 19, 2018

Douglas Tudhope presented on semantic data integration at the joint TPDL and DCMI conference (Sept 2018, Porto) and also at the 18th European NKOS workshop where he was lead organiser).

Tagged: Ariadne NKOS STAR

Best Paper Award

Posted on May 9, 2016

Best paper award (2015) from Emerald’s journal, Program: electronic library and information systems

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WNLT final workshop

Posted on May 9, 2016

A workshop presenting the final outcomes of the Welsh Natural Language Toolkit Project funded by the Welsh-language Technology and Digital Media Grant (Andreas Vlachidis, Daniel Cunliffe, Douglas Tudhope) was held 28th April at GBC, Trefforest.

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Presentation of WNLT in Data & Knowledge Engineering seminar

Posted on April 21, 2016

Dr Andreas Vlachidis has been invited by the Informatics Group of Cardiff University to present the Welsh Natural Language Toolkit in the Data & Knowledge Engineering seminar on 07 March 2016.

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Dr Daniel Cunliffe interviewed by Basque website

Posted on January 12, 2015

USW Reader and head of Computing and Minority Languages Group, Dr Daniel Cunliffe, has been interviewed by Basque website Berria.

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Three SENESCHAL workshops

Posted on March 31, 2014

The SENESCHAL research team recently marked the end of the one year AHRC funded knowledge exchange project with three workshops. These were held with project partners and interested users to demonstrate the project outcomes and discuss ways how they could be incorporated into user applications and possible future plans.

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Dr Andreas Vlachidis wins best post doctoral paper at international conference

Posted on December 6, 2013

Dr Andreas Vlachidis Dr Andreas Vlachidis from the Hypermedia Research Unit was awarded best post doctoral paper at the seventh International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research held in Thessolaniki, Greece between November 19-22, 2013.

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Andreas Vlachidis awarded PhD in Computer Science

Posted on July 30, 2013

Andreas Vlachidis Andreas Vlachidis, 38, from Greece, has been awarded a PhD in Computer Science from the University of South Wales in July 2013.

His thesis was entitled: Semantic Indexing via Knowledge Organization Systems: Applying the CIDOC-CRM to Archaeological Grey Literature. Professor Doug Tudhope said: This is an excellent PhD Thesis which also contributed to the success of our AHRC-funded STAR project. Here, we speak to him about his work.

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Heritage vocabularies from EH, RCAHMS, RCAHMW available as Linked Open Data

Posted on July 19, 2013

English Heritage, the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, the Archaeology Data Service and the University of South Wales are pleased to announce that cultural heritage thesauri and vocabularies are now freely available as Linked Open Data as a preliminary outcome of the SENESCHAL project at:

The vocabularies, which include concepts relating to monument types, archaeological objects, events and time periods and maritime craft are also available for download in SKOS format.


Three new funded projects

Posted on July 19, 2013

Recent funding successes by the Hypermedia Research Unit featured in the second edition of the University’s Research Matters bulletin (26/03/13).

Tagged: Ariadne Digging into Metadata SENESCHAL

Centenary Studentship Success in GeoSemantics

Posted on March 16, 2013

We are delighted to announce that Paul Cripps has joined the Hypermedia Research Unit as a PhD student.


new Visiting Fellow

Posted on October 24, 2012

We are delighted to announce that Keith May has joined the Hypermedia Research Unit as a University of Glamorgan Visiting Fellow.


User blog on STELLAR SKOS tool

Posted on October 24, 2012

Matheo Romanello has recently blogged about using the STELLAR SKOS tool to create a thesaurus for the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) for the EU-funded DARIAH project.

The blog is Skosifying an Archaeological Thesaurus


NKOS workshop presentations now available

Posted on October 5, 2012

The slides from the 11th European NKOS workshop,
part of TPDL 2012 (formerly ECDL) in Paphos, are now online

Tagged: HRU NKOS