Forging sustainability

Ramiro Pastorinho

Ramiro Pastorinho

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

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  • Research Group: Aquatic Toxicology & Risk Assessment (ATRA)
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Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): Fabiana Encarnação Pinto Freitas (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Cláudia Alpoim (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Sara Mateiro Neves (not a CESAM member)

Projeto (Main Supervisor): Cristina Alexandra Cruz Garcia (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Fabiana P. Freitas (CESAM member)

Research Interests

Crustacean ecology;

Ecotoxicology (aquatic medium);

Effects of natural and anthropogenic enhanced metals in ecosystems;

Ecological risk assessment of metals in the aquatic medium;

Pollution induced microevolution;

Metals as potential endocrine disruptors.

Keywords: ecotoxicology; sediments; aquatic environment; invertebrates; metals

Professional activity

2009-2014: Post-Doc Researcher at Department of Biology and CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal and Colorado School of Mines, CO, USA.

2009 (April-June): International Invited Researcher, CMES – Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Japan.

2006-2007: Research Technician - CESAM (Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies) Ecotoxicology Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

1993-2001: Teaching - High school, Portugal.

Academic degrees

BSc,  Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 1997

MSc, Coastal Zone Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2001

PhD, Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal,  and Stirling University, UK, 2008 

Current position

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal and Colorado School of Mines, USA

Awarding Institution: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia| Reference: SFRH/BPD/26689/2006| Duration: 6 years| Start date: January 1st, 2009

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