Winner of the LRC Best Thesis Award 2013
Ruwan Asanka Wasala
for his PhD thesis entitled:
Lossless Exchange of Data:
Limitations of Localisation Data Exchange Standards and their Effect on
Localisation Research Centre (LRC), at the University of Limerick,
invites entries for the 2013 LRC Best Thesis Award. The LRC Best Thesis
Award is an annual award given to the author of
the best research publication in an area relevant to
internationalisation and localisation.
who have completed a thesis on a relevant theme within the past two
years are invited to submit their work to the LRC for consideration.
Theses may be submitted prior to their degree award and will be judged
by a panel of academic and industry experts.
The winner will receive a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet as a prize.
director of the LRC at the University of Limerick said: “Ireland
is a world leader in software localisation, a
multi-billion euro business that employs approximately 12,000 people in
Ireland alone. Research is the lifeblood of this industry and the LRC
Best Thesis Award, encourages researchers to address the issues
faced by the localisation industry in order to
sustain development of this key area, especially in the context of the
emerging eContent industry. ”
scope of the thesis need not be confined to a technical area, and
applications are also invited from students who are carrying out
research into commercial and management aspects of the localisation
areas of research might include:
winner will receive a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet and will be invited to attend and possibly
present at the LRC Internationalisation and Localisation Conference as
well as contribute a paper to Localisation Focus, The International
Journal of Localisation.
you wish to enter your thesis, please forward a copy (hard copy or
electronic copy) together with your full contact details, a short CV
(max. one page) and relevant information on the thesis to: