News

6 December 2021

CvT member Ayla Rigouts Terryn gives an online guest lecture on automatic term extraction for students of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

9 and 11 November 2021

CvT member Joost Buysschaert gives two one-day terminology seminars for translators of the Council of the European Union, Dutch Language Unit.

19 October 2021

Termraad Academy information session for students in The Netherlands and Flanders interested in writing a thesis and / or serving an internship on an IATE-related topic. Via Zoom.

September - October 2021

CvT member Bart Defrancq teaches three series of online sessions on the topic of French institutional and legal terminology for translators of the Council of the European Union.

September - December 2021

CvT member Joost Buysschaert teaches the Terminology course for second year students at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

28 May 2021

Ayla Rigouts Terryn defends her PhD thesis on term extraction: D-TERMINE. Data-driven Term Extraction Methodologies Investigated .

May 2021

The new Routlegde Handbook of Translation and Health contains a chapter on "Medical terminology and discourse" written bij CvT member Joost Buysschaert.

14 May 2021

Our downloads page now contains the latest update of covid terminology from IATE, including a bilingual EN-NL termbase in Excel and in Multiterm. Reactions welcome.

3 May 2021

Belated updates have been added to the page on Research and to the list of MA dissertations on the IATE-CvT page. As the handy TAUS search engine is, sadly, no longer available, the reference to it on our Links page has been deleted.

3 February 2021

The October 2020 version of IATE's excel list of COVID terms lists the English terms alongside corresponding links to the multilingual IATE entries but none of these links, bar a few, are clickable. Our downloads page now contains a version with clickable links as well as a conversion to Multiterm that can be used for term recognition in SDL Trados Studio. We will also keep track of future updates that the EU may make available.

January 2021

The University of Ghent and the University of Mainz have obtained EU funding for exploring the interpreter's booth of tomorrow. CvT-member Bart Defrancq is one of the promoters of the project. The artificial booth mate will be able to accurately and rapidly display terms and numbers on a screen during real-time speech, using automatic speech recognition. For more information see the EABM website.

30 November 2020

CvT member Els Lefever gives a lecture on automatic term extraction in the context of the second year Terminology course at VU Brussels.

November 2020 - February 2021

Joost Buysschaert teaches the 3rd year Terminology course at Vertaalacademie Maastricht, Hogeschool Zuyd.

23 October 2020

Joost Buysschaert contributes to the TiNT 2020 online colloquium with a report on a survey asking participants to choose preferred translations for COVID terms among those suggested in IATE.

October 2020 - January 2021

CvT member Joost Buysschaert teaches the Terminology course for second year students at Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

September 2020

Paul Van Hauwermeiren, former staff member on our translation programme, has published a book about Bargoens, the slang or "cant" of the Low Countries, including a volume with word lists. The three-volume work can be ordered online.

14 June 2020

The Links page has been updated, with dead links replaced or removed. A link to IATE's COVID-terminology has temporarily been placed on our homepage (check the scrolling piece of text that will appear at intervals on the page). [UPDATE 2021: the link has meanwhile been replaced with other news but the file remains available via the EU's Open Data Portal]. For Termium's English-French glossary on the topic, see Glossary on the COVID-19 pandemic.

May - June 2020

Joost Buysschaert teaches the 3rd year terminology course at Vertaalacademie Maastricht, Hogeschool Zuyd. (In an online version because of the COVID-19 pandemic.)

9 March 2020

CvT member Els Lefever gives a lecture on automatic term extraction in the context of the Computational Lexicography course at KU Leuven.

11 February 2020

Students participate in an experiment to test the pros and cons of automatic term recognition during live interpreting using Interpretbank. The findings will be discussed in a Master's thesis.

9 December 2019

Claudio Fatinuoli gives two extended talks on his Interpretbank program for staff and students at UGent. During the session, Ghent students cooperate in a test of the program's ASR function.

29 November 2019

CvT members Petra Campe and Joost Buysschaert each contribute to one workshop at TiNT 2020 in Leiden (NL). Petra's workshop deals with term variation, Joost's with secondary neology.

29 November 2019

CvT member Els Lefever gives a lecture at the “Implementing Terminology" workshop organized by CrossLang in the framework of the Connecting Europe Facility of the European eTranslation User Community. Els’ presentation introduced the generation of candidate terms by automatic terminology extraction tools.

21 November 2019

CvT members Joost Buysschaert and Els Lefever present the findings of an LT3 experiment on post-editing and revision at the Translating and the Computer conference in London. The focus of the experiment was on workflow aspects but some issues of terminology were also addressed.

7 November 2019

CvT member Els Lefever gives an invited talk at the workshop “The future of Academic Lexicography” at the Lorentz center in Leiden. Els’ contribution dealt with automatic term and concept creation.

17 October 2019

Termraad Academy information session for students interested in writing a thesis and / or serving an internship on an IATE-related topic. Meeting hosted by KU Leuven Brussels.

17 September 2019

Full-day seminar on terminology and terminography for translators of the Council of the European Union, Dutch Unit. Taught by Joost Buysschaert , CvT .

25 August 2019

A new termbase has been added to the Downloads page. It lists 184 concepts on the topic of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as applied to waste management. The data are derived from a Master's dissertation written at Universiteit Utrecht in the context of the Termraad Academy project.

May - June 2019

Joost Buysschaert teaches the 3rd year terminology course at Vertaalacademie Maastricht, Hogeschool Zuyd.

16 May 2019

De Taalsector devotes an article to our new Downloads page . Meanwhile the INT's collection of glossary links now also contains links to the pdf versions of our glossaries.

16 March 2019

Joost Buysschaert accepts to become co-chair of NL-Term, a Dutch and Flemish organization that promotes the use of Dutch terminology.

11 February 2019

Joost Buysschaert gives a talk on Terminology Management in the context of the course on sworn translation / sworn interpreting taught at Ghent University.

25 January 2019

A new Downloads page has been added to the site. It features termbases derived from projects other than the main CvT-projects, like individual student dissertations. Feel free to download and share but please always add credits to authors and the CvT. More material may be added in the future.

18 October 2018

Termraad Academy information session for students interested in writing a thesis and / or serving an internship on an IATE-related topic. This year, the meeting is hosted by KU Leuven Brussels.

16 October 2018

Joost Buysschaert lectures on Bronnen voor Terminologie (Sources for terminology) at Postuniversitair Centrum KU Leuven - KULAK.

12 October 2018

Joost Buysschaert gives a teach-in on the use of Interpretbank 5 for students of the postgraduate course in conference interpreting, Ghent University.

11 October 2018

The CvT website has been overhauled and is now presented in the UGent house style. Many thanks are due to Stef Bastiaansen for his help.

5 September 2018

The new academic year is in preparation. The material of recent master theses was added to the GenTerm database and an updated version of GenTermMinerva is online for students and CvT staff. Interpretbank has been centrally installed and will now be available to all students and staff.

25 May 2018

PhD student Ayla Rigouts-Terryn reads a paper on 'Multilingual Hybrid Automatic Term Extraction: Application and Evolution' at the TISLID conference.
The paper is co-authored by Véronique Hoste, Els Lefever and Joost Buysschaert

20 April 2018

Els Lefever takes over as Head of the CvT. Els is an assistant professor at the LT3 language and translation technology team. She takes a special interest in computational semantics, cross-lingual word sense disambiguation and multilingual terminology extraction. As a teacher in the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication, she is involved in courses on terminology and language technology.

15 February 2018

The GenTerm database now uses a different search engine and can be reached from outside the UGent network using CAS-codes. The new 'Poirot' architecture has the added advantage of allowing a quick preview of any chosen term record; download of htm-type records is also much faster than before.

6 December 2017

Joost Buysschaert (CvT) gives a lecture on Term tools for interpeters for students of the Postgraduate Programme of Conference Interpreting (Ghent University). The talk includes a demo of new features being developed for Interpretbank 5, courtesy of developer Claudio Fantinuoli.

2 December 2017

ELeCT is now available online for free!  The lexicon deals with more than 800 concepts in the domain of business communication and the press in up to 7 languages. Check it out by clicking this link

15 November 2017

Staff-Student Meeting of Termraad Academy in Brussels: planning of the 2017/18 theses and internships (cf. IATE-CvT).

6 & 7 November 2017

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 62nd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf.Services

23 & 24 October 2017

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union . The 61st seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

8 October 2017

Joost Buysschaert CvT contributes to Taalconferentie 2017 organized by GentVertaalt with a lecture on Internet sources for terminology and how to use them ('Internetbronnen voor terminologie en hoe ze te gebruiken').

18 & 19 September 2017

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 60th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

7 & 8 June 2017

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 59th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

30 May 2017

Els Lefever CvT gives an in-house talk on Terminology and lexical semantics for colleagues and other interested parties.

22 May 2017

Information session on Termraad Academy for Bachelor students of the Flemish universities who are about to enrol for a Master and are interested in writing a thesis and/or serving an internship in the context of the Termraad Academy project. Organized at KU Leuven- Antwerp.

15 May 2017

Joost Buysschaert CvT gives a guest lecture on Term mining at University of Antwerp.

6 April 2017

Joost Buysschaert CvT contributes three sessions to a training course at the College of Europe, Bruges. The topics are: internet resources for translators/terminologists, CAT tools in EU institutions, EU translation and information tools.

25 November 2016

Joost Buysschaert CvT is one of the speakers at the translation and terminology day organized by Linguapolis at Antwerp University.

15 & 16 November 2016

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 58th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services ).

11 November 2016

Staff-Student Meeting of Termraad Academy in Brussels: planning of the 2016/17 theses and internships (cf. IATE-CvT).

7 & 8 November 2016

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 57th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

24 & 25 October 2016

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 56th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

14 October 2016

Translating Europe Workshop at Huis van Europa, the Hague, reporting on Termraad Academy and inviting Dutch universities to join the project (cf. IATE-CvT).

3 October 2016

Joost Buysschaert reports on the Termraad Academy activities in 2015/16 (cf. IATE-CvT) at a meeting of the Dutch units of the EU institutions and agencies in Evere/Brussels.

14 September 2016

The home page has been revamped to reflect staff changes, most of which will take effect on October 1st, 2016. Joost Buysschaert will retire but remains active in the CvT's projects and as webmaster. Bart Defrancq will take over as Acting Head but in due time Els Lefever, our new assistant professor of terminology, is likely to take charge of the Centre. Sara Vandewaetere left us earlier to take up a job in Brussels. Klaar Vanopstal has switched to another post within the Faculty but will remain an Associate Member of the CvT. Finally, Sonia Vandepitte joins the Centre as one of the new thesis supervisors in the IATE-CvT project.

1 September 2016

CvT members met today to discuss changes in staffing and in the management of the projects. Most of these changes will take effect on October 1st and will be documented in due time on the respective pages of this site. The site will also have to be adjusted to the new house style that the University will introduce later this month.

7 & 9 June 2016

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union . The 55th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services ).

30 - 31 May 2016

Two-day for translators of the >European Commission . The 14th seminar of its kind organized by> C v T staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the 8th in this series to be organized in Luxembourg . (Cf. Services )

26 & 27 April 2016

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 54th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services ).

1 & 2 March 2016

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 53rd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services ).

17 - 18 December 2015

Two-day for translators of the European Commission . The 13th seminar of its kind organized by> CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the seventh in this series to be organized in Luxembourg . (Cf. Services )

27 & 28 October 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union . The 52nd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services

19 - 20 October 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the >European Commission . The seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

8 October 2015

CvT staff members Sara Vandewaetere and Klaar Vanopstal report on their contributions to the Eurolect Observatory Project during TiNT 2015 in Brussels.

17 - 18 September 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union.

The 52nd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

9 - 10 September 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  51st seminar of its kind organized by CvT for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

16 - 17 June 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission. Organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services).

9 June 2015

CvT staff member Sara Vandewaetere presents a case study at the Workshop of the Eurolect Observatory Project.

3 - 4 June 2015

Two-day for translators of the >European Commission. The 12th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the sixth in this series to be organized in Luxembourg . (Cf. Services)

29 May 2015

CvT is present at the Translating Europe Workshop in Antwerp, co-organized by Nederlandse Taalunie and DGT. Flemish and Dutch universities get together with both hosts to explore opportunities for co-operation on civil service terminology

27 May 2015

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: environmental terminology) for translators of the Council of the EU

21 - 22 May 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 50th CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

22 - 23 April 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  49th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

5 - 6 March 2015

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  48th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

26 February 2015

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terminology) for translators of the Council of the EU

15 - 16 December 2014

Two-day for translators of the >European Commission. The 11th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the fifth in this series to be organized in Luxembourg . (Cf. Services)

26 November 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terminology) for translators of the Council of the EU

19 November 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: environmental terminology) for translators of the Council of the EU

10 - 11 November 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission. The 10th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

5 November 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terminology) for translators of the Council of the EU

6 October 2014

Annual contact day of translators and terminologists of the Dutch language units of the European institutions in Brussels. Joost Buysschaert contributes to the afternoon workshop on terminology.

1 October 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: environmental terminology) for translators of the Council of the EU

15 - 16 September 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  47th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

30 June- 1 July 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  46th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

11 June 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terms) for translators of the Council of the EU

6 June 2014

Sara Vandewaetere gives a talk on her current research project for colleagues and students: Origins and development of an "eurolect": a case study based on EU texts on the topic of immigration in Dutch and Italian.

22 - 23 May 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  45th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

13 May 2014

Bart Defrancq gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terms) for translators of the Council of the EU

24 - 25 April 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission . The 9th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the fourth in this series to be organized in Luxembourg. (Cf. Services)

11 April 2014

Joost Buysschaert is an invited speaker at the Convegno Internazionale Terminologia e Societé organized by the University of Padua. lang=EN-US   lang=EN-US font-size: The title of his paper is 'Standardization or flexibility: how to deal with synonymy in the medical field'.

3 - 4 April 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission. The 8th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

26 March 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terms) for translators of the Council of the EU.

20 February 2014

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terms) for translators of the Council of the EU.

6 - 7 February 2014

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  44th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

16 - 17 December 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission . The 7 thseminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the third in this series to be organized in Luxembourg. (Cf. Services )

14 - 15 November 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 43rd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf.Services )

29 October 2013

Bart Defrancq gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terms) for translators of the Council of the EU.

25 October 2013

CvT is present at the 3rd Translation Studies Day organized by the DGT in Brussels, with a poster presentation on Contributions to IATE in the Context of MA Dissertations.

19 -20 September 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission . The th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. and the second in this series to be organized in Luxembourg . (Cf. Services )

17 September 2013

GenTerm Minerva is launched. This site on UGent's Minerva platform replaces the Chamilo site on HoGent's electronic learning environment. This password protected site contains materials for students and staff who work on the department's terminological projects. It is also the gateway to the new GenTerm termbase, which is now fully functional.

27 August 2013

Public defence of Klaar Vanopstal's PhD thesis, Impact of language skills and system experience on medical information retrieval.

3 August 2013

The UGent version of the site has been updated and restyled to match the UGent context. www.cvt.ugent.be will from now on be the Cv>T 's official site.  The HoGent version at cvt.hogent.be will expire in the course of academic year 2013/14.

4 - 5 July 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  42nd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

20 -21 June 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission . The 5th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists and the first in this series to be organized in Luxembourg . (Cf. Services )

June 2013

A new search engine is being tested for the GenTerm termbase. It will be linked to the Minerva learning environment when the College integrates in Ghent University later this year.

27 - 28 May 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  41st  seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

16 -17 May 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The  40th  seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

18 -19 April 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union . The   39th  seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

12 April 2013

Joost Buysschaert gives a full-day seminar on terminology management and terminology mining for OCPE in Utrecht.

21 -22 March 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union . The 38th  seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

14 -15 March 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission. The   4th seminar of its kind organized by font-size: CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

8 March 2013

Joost Buysschaert gives a half-day course on terminology mining (topic: financial terms) for translators of the Council of the EU .

8 March 2013

orphans: - We mourn the sudden and unexpected death of Paul Robberecht , an active member of our team.

28 February and 1 March 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission. The   3rd   seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

February 2013

The   CvT gets involved in a large-scale translation project for the Kunstkammer in Vienna. Petra Campe will coordinate the college's contribution and Joost Buysschaert will give technical support for the development of a cloud-based shared glossary and translation memory.

21 -22 February 2013

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the European Commission . The 2nd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for DGT translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services )

4 - 5 February 2013

A version of the two-day terminology seminar s will now also be offered to translators of the European Commission . The first of these seminars has been scheduled for 4 and 5 February.

15 -16 November 2012

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. This will be the 37th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

3-4 October 2012

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 36th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

1 October 2012

The long-awaited version 3.2 of ELeCT, the Electronic Lexicon of Communication Terminology (7 languages) has finally become available for download. See our EDiCT page and follow the link to the download page. The new version of the lexicon offers many additions and a number of corrections, while the superb search facilities have been maintained. A 24-hour trial period gives you the opportunity to check out the merits of the lexicon before you decide to pay for a licence (standard price 25 EUR).

3 August 2012

A folder has been created for the IATE-CvT project on Chamilo, the electronic learning environment (students and staff only). It contains templates and manuals for the students who contribute to IATE in the context of their MA Diss.

June 2012

Version 3.2 of ELeCT (Electronic Lexicon of Communication Terminology) should soon become available!

31 May & 1 June 2012

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 35th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

14 May 2012

Sara Vandewaetere reads a paper entitled 'Towards a unified EU-terminology: A Case Study of 'new' EU terms' at the GLAT Conference in Genoa.

18 & 19 April 2012

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 34th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

15 & 16 March 2012

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 33rd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

6 & 7 February 2012

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 32nd seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services

3 February 2012

Patricia Vanden Bulcke gives a lecture in Lille (F) on 'Quels sont les Ácueils dans la traduction juridique? Comment y remedier? Quelques conseils á partir de ltude critique d'un cas concret'.

2 January 2012

Sara Vandewaetere joins the CvT , thus adding one more language to our list, viz. Italian.

9 December 2011

TiNT 2011, hosted by the CvT, brings together academics and practitioners in the field of Dutch and multilingual terminology. The morning sessions focus on medical terminology.  See the  taalunieversum site for the full programme.

14 & 15 November 2011

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 31st seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

26 October 2011

Registration is now open for TiNT 2011, hosted by the CvT .  The event takes place on Friday 9 December and brings together academics and practitioners in the field of Dutch and multilingual terminology. The morning sessions have a special focus on medical terminology.   See the  taalunieversum site for the full programme; you can register online.

3 October 2011

The site has been readied for the new academic year. The new name Faculty of applied language studies has replaced the old name.  Furthermore, a link has been added to the new electronic learning environment Chamilo (staff and students only). Two pages of other external links have also been added.

It is now possible to make an IATE search straight from the CvT's website.

19 & 20 September 2011

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 30th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

August 2011

Chamilo, the Faculty's new Electronic Learning Environment now boasts a site devoted to the CvT's projects.  It is called GenTerm in Chamilo and is accessible for students and staff only. The data from the former ELO have been transferred to the new site and a number of documents have been updated in the process. Thanks to the technical expertise of LT3, the site also incorporates a new search engine for consulting the CvT 's GenTerm records. This search function, which is only accessible on campus or via VPN, will soon replace the old Dokeos search engine.

6 July 2011

Further talks with the DGT have resulted in detailed agreements on how the CvT will run the new IATE-CvT Project.  The essence of the project is that Master students will contribute to IATE's consolidation initiatives in the framework of their MA Dissertation.

June 2011

IVS IScientia has obtained a non-exclusive licence on the full data of our MeSH Termbase Project, which it will use in a number of applications developed for government health agencies.

28 & 29 June 2011

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 29th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

May 2011

As announced earlier, the CvT has accepted to host Tint 2011, the annual terminology day of Steunpunt Nederlandstalige Terminologie . The date has now been set: Friday 9 December 2011

11 & 12 April 2011

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 28th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

15 March 2011

Sevdag Kaya (Turkish Section) and Jo Hautekiet (Russian Section) have joined the CvT . Sevdag will focus on EU terminology (English-Dutch-Turkish) and Jo's primary aim will be to supervise theses that can supply Russian equivalents to our MeSH Termbase Project.

9 March 2011

University College Ghent has decided to reorganize and rename its faculties. The new name of our Faculty will be Faculty of applied language studies. The name change will take effect in the Autumn of 2011, when we will adjust this site to the new situation.

A further name change may be expected for the autumn of 2013, when we are set to join the Faculty of Letters of Ghent University.

19 February 2011

Adjustments have been made to improve visibility of the site in Chrome and Firefox.

14 February 2011

The CvT-site makes the move to a proper new location: http://cvt.hogent.be. The original version on http://webs.hogent.be/~jbut800/genterm/cvt.htm will be retained as a mirror site for some time.

1 February 2011

The JuriGenT page has been thoroughly updated.

13 & 14 January 2011

Two-day terminology seminar for translators of the Council of the European Union. The 27th seminar of its kind organized by CvT staff for Council translators/terminologists. (Cf. Services)

December 2010 - other miscellaneous news

The DGT (Directorate-General for Translation, European Commission) has expressed enthusiasm for the CvT 's proposal to devote MA dissertations to selected IATE problems.  The project will be part of the Faculty's contribution as an EMT-member.

Tentative talks have started between the CvT and IVS-iscientia to see whether the latter could make data from the MeSH Termbase Project available via licensing to selected groups of healthcare professionals.

It has been agreed in principle that the CvT will host Tint 2011, the annual terminology day of Steunpunt Nederlandstalige Terminologie . The event has provisionally been planned for December 2011.

3 December 2010

Lecture by Patricia Vanden Bulcke, on the topic of JuriGenT , tweetalige juridische databank ontworpen voor de vertaler: knelpunten en oplossingen.

Venue: Tint 2010, VU Amsterdam.

1 December 2010

A separate GenTerm-CvT website is launched. Henceforth, GenTerm->CvT will be presented as 'affiliated to' LT3 rather than being part of it. This should increase the visibility of the Terminology Centre.