• Mário Ruivo Memorial Lecture

    Early Career Ocean Professionals (up to 40 years of age) invited to pay tribute to Professor Mário Ruivo through their outstanding projects. Endorsed by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, this initiative intends to stimulate and recognise ECOPs who are contributing in a substantive way to the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda - Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 14, ‘Life below water’, and to the vision and mission  of the Ocean Decade. See the Regulation and Application form. How to apply: HERE Deadline: 9 January 2023

  • Call for Short Term Scientific Missions within the PRIORITY Cost Action

    Framed in the Cost Action (CA) 'PRIORITY - Plastics monitoRIng detectiOn RemedIaTion recoverY’ a call is open to Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) that directly contribute to any of the Working Groups of the CA. STSM are great opportunities for researchers to share/learn techniques, gain skills, gain access to specific data, instruments and/ or methods that may not be available at their home institution or laboratory. EXTENDED application deadline: 31/12/2022 (noon, Paris/France Time) More HERE.  


  • UA research on marine fungi in focus in the Biosphere program

    The RTP2's "Biosphere" show highlighted the work of researchers Alberto Abreu, Ana Cristina Esteves, Artur Alves and João Pinto da Costa, who are dedicated to studying marine fungi in themes ranging from their diversity to their application biotechnology.  Alberto Abreu, Ana Cristina Esteves, and Artur Alves are researchers at CESAM (Center for Environmental and Sea Studies at the University of Aveiro) and the Department of Biology. João Pinto da Costa is a researcher at CESAM and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Aveiro. For more information, see here.

  • Documentaries with CESAM brand awarded at an international film festival

    The documentaries “Life Lines – Architecture for wildlife” and “ECOMARE – Research and Rescue of marine species” received the 1st and 2nd prizes, respectively, in the “Environment & Ecology” category at the Art&TuR Festival 2022. Joaquim Pedro Ferreira, a member of CESAM and co-author of these documentaries, emphasises that “these awards, like other previous ones, are the recognition of a bet won by CESAM in the audiovisual area. The idea is to include the scientific theme, through research work, in the audiovisual narrative."  For more information, click here

  • CESAM researchers participate in the International Science Festival (FIC.A)

    On 16 October, the National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), in collaboration with CESAM, participated in the International Science Festival (FIC.A), in Oeiras. Among several activities, an animation video was presented on the theme "Digestion in a test tube", aiming to show how we study human digestion in the laboratory. See the video: HERE

  • CESAM researchers awarded at Microbiologia2022

    CESAM PhD students João Duarte and Sandra Hilário, both from the Department of Biology, were awarded at the Microbiology 2022 congress. João Duarte received the award for Best short presentation in the panel food microbiology with the theme "Application of bacteriophages during the decontamination process of bivalves: preliminary studies". In turn, Sandra Hilário received an honourable mention, for her ability to communicate science, in the environmental microbiology panel with the topic "Sequencing and genome analysis of two pathogenic fungi for blueberry cultivation". Microbiologia22, organised by the Portuguese Society of Microbiology, was the first congress of microbiology in Portuguese language, with the participation of 75 young microbiologists, developing their work in Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Spain and Finland.

CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020