• Ambassador paper award at BEA 2019 for the paper “Predicting the Difficulty of Multiple Choice Questions in a High-stakes Medical Exam”
  • Best Technical Paper at Web 4 All 2020 for the paper “Autism detection based on eye movement sequences on the web: a scanpath trend analysis approach” (authors (in order) Eraslan, S., Yesilada, Y., Yaneva, V. and Harper, S.)
  • Best Communication Paper at the Web4All 2019 conference for the paper “Adults with High-functioning Autism Process Web Pages with Similar Accuracy but Higher Cognitive Effort Compared to Controls” (authors (in order): Yaneva, V., Ha, L. A,, Eraslan, S. and Yesilada, Y.)
  • Best Technical Paper at the Web 4 All 2018 conference for the paper “Detecting Autism Based on Eye-Tracking Data from Web Searching Tasks” (authors (in order): Yaneva, V., Ha, L.A., Eraslan, S., Yesilada, Y. and Mitkov, R.)
  • Best Paper by a Young Researcher at EUROPHRAS 2017 for the paper “Cognitive Processing of Multiword Expressions in Native and Non-native Speakers of English: Evidence from Gaze Data” (authors (in order): Yaneva, V. Taslimipoor, S., Rohanian, O., and Ha, L. A).
  • Best Paper at RANLP 2017 for the paper “Using Gaze Data to Predict Multiword Expressions” (authors (in order): Rohanian, O., Taslimipoor, S., Yaneva, V. and L. A. Ha ).
  • Best Paper at the Student Research Workshop held in conjunction with Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP), Hissar, Bulgaria, September 5-11, 2015 for the paper “Easy-read Documents as a Gold Standard for Evaluation of Text Simplification Output” (authors: Yaneva, V.).