• Celebrations of World Soil Day, December 3

    December 5, 2021, marks World Soil Day, this year with the campaign "Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity". This campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management, fighting soil salinization, increasing soil awareness and encouraging governments, organizations, communities and individuals around the world to commit with the protection and conservation of soil biodiversity and functioning. To mark this date, CESAM is organizing the following two events, which will take place on December 3rd: LIFE Reflorest, FEMME and EPyRIS projects are jointly promoting a webinar, from 09:30am to 12:50pm. Participation is free of charge and registration can be made here. The CESAM's thematic line Ecology &Functional Biodiversity (EFB) is organizing a hybrid workshop, between 2pm and 6pm, in the amphitheatre of the Department of Geosciences, University of Aveiro. The event is free of charge, but registration is required for in-person format until November 30th here. Participation can also be by ZOOM. Programme (morning) Programme (afternoon)

  • Café de Ciência with Ricardo Calado: Há mar e mar, o que se perde pode nunca mais voltar

    In the week in which we celebrate the National Maritime Day, the Café de Ciência, at Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva de Aveiro, invites Ricardo Calado to a conversation about the global effort necessary to promote a more sustainable use of the ocean. 18 Nov '21 | 18h00 > 19h00 | Free entranceat Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva de Aveiro More info here.

  • CESAM is a partner of the INPhINIT Incoming PhD scholarship program funded by "La Caixa".

    CESAM will offer up to 10 research projects for doctoral students to be carried out in a multidisciplinary and international research team. In total, the program will fund 35 doctoral grants for researchers who want to carry out their doctoral project in research centers of excellence in Spain or in Portuguese research centers, evaluated by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology as "Excellent" or "Exceptional". The INPhINIT "La Caixa" doctoral fellowship program is devoted to attracting talented Early-Stage Researchers—of any nationality—who wish to pursue doctoral studies in Spain or Portugal. For research to be carried out in Portuguese institutions, candidates must have lived in Portugal for less than 12 months in the last 3 years. To learn more about the INPhINIT "la Caixa" PhD fellowship program, visit the program's website HERE. You can find all about the CESAM proposals through the LINK. Doctoral programmes: Biotechnology Marine Science, Technology and Management Environmental Sciences and Engineering (taught in English) Geosciences Chemistry Deadline: 27 Jan

  • Vera Rodrigues participates in the final conference of the Lectures for Future project

    The final conference of the Lectures for Future project will take place on December 9, and will be attended by Vera Rodrigues, who will address air quality in urban spaces. Programme and zoom link here. As part of this project, Vera Rodrigues has produced a series of 4 digital sessions on air quality in urban space. The first session explores the impact of green infrastructure on air quality in urban space, the second session presents the modeling approach developed to assess the potential benefits of green infrastructure on air quality; while the third session demonstrates the application of the modeling tools to a case study in the urban area of Porto. The last session demonstrates the contribution of green infrastructure in urban space in the promotion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more here.

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