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The winners of the 2024 Award are now known 2024 award winners

It was at the Science 2024 Meeting at Alfândega do Porto on July 5 that the best entries for this year's Prize received their awards. The 2024 edition had 27 entries at Call, and the top three were awarded prizes. There were also three honorable mentions, awarded by the Público newspaper, the Aveiro Media Competence Center and .PT.

Every year, this initiative honors works that use information preserved by - FCT's digital service, developed through FCCN, which allows you to search and access web pages archived since 1996.

The first place winner was "Noticioso - Challenging perceptions", developed by Carmen Fonseca and António Ramiro, which received €10,000. The project consisted of creating a platform on which users can compare media coverage of various topics using a game. It also makes it possible to explore trends over time using an analytical tool.

The runner-up was Diogo Gonçalves, with his work "Habitação.NET: Uma visão do Mercado deHabitação em Portugal" (Housing.NET: A view of the housing market in Portugal), which won a prize of €3,000. Through a tool that allows the user to interactively explore the evolution of the average value of the Portuguese housing and rental market, the project puts into context published news on the subject and housing policies.

In third place was the "Pegada Lusa" project, developed by Diana Costa and Sérgio Teixeira, with a prize of €2,000. The project shows the evolution of sustainable policies and initiatives in the various regions of the country, based on an analysis of the projects and good practices of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The newspaper Público, official partner of the 7th edition of the Prize, awarded its honorable mention to the work "A journey through time with Público and Expresso", by Rita Marques Costa and Beatriz Malveiro Jorge.

The second honorable mention was awarded by the Aveiro Media Competence Center (AMCC) to the work "discordAR: a Proximidade dos Partidos na Assembleia da República", by Miguel Salema and Sebastião Fonte.

The DNS.PT Association awarded an Honorable Mention to Professor Ricardo Campos, from the University of Beira Interior (UBI), who guided the submission of student Rodrigo Dias da Silva's work, "ArquivoNC - o arquivo web do Jornal de Notícias da Covilhã", thus promoting the use of as a training and learning tool in the classroom.

The next edition of the Award has already been announced, and in 2025 there will be new prizes for the best work developed using