Who are we?

The Young Researchers Group brings together all MA and PhD students of CLUNL. It was created in April 2006. Its main aim is to provide a place for scientific discussion among young researchers of CLUNL and to make available to the scientific community recent research and ongoing work in the field of Linguistics.


Bruna Bragança

Bruna Bragança is a research grant holder within the project PIPALE. She has a master degree in Child Language Development and Disorders with a specialization in Language Education and Teaching, from School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and Escola Superior de Saúde of the Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal. Her dissertation on the acquisition of verbal inflectional morphology by bilingual children was supervised by professor João Costa. Her main research areas are First and Second Language Acquisition. Currently, she is a PhD student in Linguistics, specialization in Language Acquisition and Second Language

Carla Cristina Pedro

PhD student in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology through School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, under the advisory of Professor Rute Costa, PhD. She holds a master in Terminology and Management of Specialized Information through the same institution. Has a degree in Social Communication through Universidade Privada de Angola. Being a journalist, her researches are specially focused on terminology of media and on development of terminological resources to improve the communication between the journalists and the public.

Chiara Barbero

PhD grant holder in Linguistics, KRUse program (PD/BD/128131/2016), area of specialization Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, supervised by Professor Raquel Amaro and Professor Sara Mendes. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Turin (Italy) and a Master’s degree in Translation at the Faculty of Humanities of University of Lisbon (Portugal), where she took part in the CLG – Group of Computation of Lexicon-Gramatical Knowledge – of the Linguistics Centre at the University of Lisbon with the LETRADU project. She is currently conducting her PhD research on Computational Lexical Semantics and lexicon model.

Eduardo Castro

Master student in Sciences of Language at School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Collaborates in the Research Infrastructure for the Science and Technology of Language PORTULAN CLARIN, working with the diachronic data from the Digital Corpus of Medieval Portuguese.

Stéphanie Vaz

Ph.D grant holder in Linguisitics (Psycholinguistics) – KRUse Program (PD/BD/131387/2017), scientific orientation by Maria Fernandes Homem de Sousa Lobo Gonçalves (PhD) and co-orientation by Marisa Lobo Lousada (PhD). Degree in Linguistics and Speech Therapy, Master in Linguistics. She was researcher and scholarship in Linguistic research projects related with language acquisition and development.