The formal opening ceremony for the 2014/2015 academic year was held on 16th February at the Aula Magna of the Rectory of the University of Lisbon (ULisboa).
During the event, this year’s University of Lisbon Award was granted to Professor Adriano Moreira. In her speech honoring Professor Moreira before the presentation, Professor Maria da Gloria Garcia, Chancellor of the Portuguese Catholic University, pointed out that granting Professor Moreira this award was "paying homage to the evidence" of a singular path in life.
The Chancellor of the University of Lisbon, Professor António Cruz Serra also spoke at the event. (PDF)
All the speeches presented at the ceremony can be seen on the ULisboa page.