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Free Welsh language software released to help with lockdown home schooling and working – and beyond

A software package to help Welsh language spellchecking and grammar checking has been released as a free download thanks to a partnership between Bangor University and the Welsh Government. 

The release aims to support Welsh-medium learners and their parents, home workers and small organisations during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – and beyond.

Publication date: 28 May 2020

Software Engineer Post

We're looking to hire an additional software engineer to join the Language Technologies Unit. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative team developing speech and language technology resources and components for Welsh. Further details may be had here.

Publication date: 8 April 2020

Bangor University Machine Translation KTP graded as Outstanding by Innovate UK

Bangor University and Cymen Cyf have been awarded an A (Outstanding) rating for their recently completed Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). Cymen is a translation company located in Caernarfon, and is one of the largest private sector employers of graduates in Gwynedd. The KTP focused on developing domain-specific machine translation between English and Welsh, using Cymen’s large archive of translated documents as training data.

Publication date: 8 November 2019

Language Technologies Symposium, Bangor University, 18 September, 2020

It’s a pleasure to announce the first call for papers for our Language Technologies Symposium, Bangor University, 18 September, 2020. This is the first academic symposium in its field for researchers in Wales. A warm welcome all researchers, academics and students.

Publication date: 31 October 2019

KESS MRes Scholarship - Welsh Ontology of Family Law

This is a second advertisment for an MRes scholarship for a Welsh Ontology of Family Law, for which the ability to speak Welsh is essential

Publication date: 15 October 2019