Launch of the European research and innovation program PARC

On May 12 and 13, the European partnership for the assessment of risks from chemicals (PARC) was launched in Paris. This partnership aims to develop the next generation of chemical risk assessment, incorporating both human health and the environment in a "One Health" approach. Among the nine signatory entities that are part of this Platform is a team from the Center for Environmental and Marine Studies-CESAM, at the University of Aveiro. PARC aims to bring together a broad community of research institutions and regulatory agencies to advance research, share knowledge and improve expertise in chemical risk assessment. The results of this partnership, which began on May 1, 2022, will be used to...

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  • 12th Ibero-American Congress on Sensors (IBERSENSOR2022), 5-8 September

    IBERSENSOR is a forum of the Spanish and Portuguese speaking scientific community, working in the field of development and application of sensors. This congress promotes the interaction among research groups, contributing to enhance the scientific level of our countries in the field of sensors, an activity in rapid development with enormous interest and social impact worldwide.  The 12th Ibero-American Congress on Sensors (IBERSENSOR2022) will take place in Aveiro, Portugal, from 5th to 8th of September 2022. More info: http://ibersensor2022.events.chemistry.pt/ Abstract deadline: 25 April

  • 2nd SIBECOL meeting/XXI AIL Conference - 3-8 July 2022

    From July 3 to 8, the 2nd SIBECOL meeting/XXI AIL Conference will take place in Aveiro.Important dates: Poster and presentation submission: March 31 Registration: from March 1st More information here.  


  • CESAM promotes contest that combines science and art

    As part of the celebration of its 20th anniversary, the CESAM is launching the 1st science and art contest, aimed at teams that include integrated members and post-graduate students of CESAM. The contest runs until May 30th. CICA - Science with Art is a contest at the interface between science and art, which aims to fund the creation and development of actions that express, in an artistic way, the areas of intervention of CESAM, while stimulating scientific literacy. The motto of the contest is "art as a vehicle for the democratization of science" and, as such, it is intended to value proposals that combine scientific knowledge with art and education for science. The winning proposal, selected by a jury, will have a CESAM contribution of up to 4000 €. Proposals must be sent to cesam-divulga@ua.pt by May 30, 2022. Learn more about the conditions of participation here. Pamphlet

  • CESAM and CICECO jointly organize Science Communication workshops

    As part of the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) and the Aveiro Institute of Materials (CICECO), associated laboratories of the University of Aveiro, a series of workshops dedicated to Science Communication is being organized, aiming to empower researchers with knowledge and techniques to better communicate their work. The first one takes place already on May 4th. According to Sir Mark Walport (2013), “Science isn’t finished until it’s communicated. The communication to wider audiences is part of the job of being a scientist, and so how you communicate is absolutely vital.” However, communicating science to non-specialized audiences is not always an easy task. In order to enable CESAM and CICECO researchers to better communicate their results, the associated laboratories of the University of Aveiro are organizing a series of free workshops, limited to 20 participants. Applications from other researchers will also be accepted, if there are vacancies, and priority will be given in order of registration. The program of the first series includes three workshops, which will take place in the meeting room on level 5 of Building 3, from 03:00pm to 05:00pm: May 4, 2022 - Writing a press release - Pedro Farias (Press Officer | UA) June 29, 2022 - Capturing images with a cell phone for science dissemination - Joaquim Pedro Ferreira (Communication Manager | CESAM&CICECO, UA) July 13, 2022 - Image editing - Luís Carvalheiro (Technician | CESAM, UA) A second series dedicated to other themes related to Science Communication is planned for September 2022. Guarantee your spot, sign up here. Poster

  • Photo contest to mark the International Day of Biological Diversity until May 11

    This year, to mark the International Day of Biological Diversity, the Ecology and Functional Biodiversity (EFB) thematic line of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies promotes a photo contest aimed at the general public. The contest runs until May 11 and the award ceremony takes place on May 22 at the Carlos Borrego Amphitheater, in the Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro. The contest aims at producing photographs that portray the natural heritage, namely terrestrial and marine ecosystems, habitats, wild fauna and flora species, in order to raise awareness in the community for the preservation of ecosystems and biodiversity, as well as for the respect towards all species. Learn more at: General conditions of participation (only available in Portuguese) Participation form (only available in Portuguese)

  • Fascination of Plants Day - Mas afinal...? at Rádio Terra Nova with Rosa Pinho

    18 May at 10:40 am at Manhãs Novas da Rádio TerraNova:  centova.radios.pt/proxy/404?mp=/stream

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