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Joana Tavares Neves

Joana Tavares Neves

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Hazard assessment of nano-agrochemicals in soils
  • Supervisor: Susana Loureiro and Frederick Wrona

  • Researcher ID: E-3549-2018
  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4621-2872
  • Department: Department of Biology & CESAM
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • Thesis title: Hazard assessment of nano-agrochemicals in soils Supervisor: Susana Loureiro and Frederick Wrona Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: PD/BD/113553/2015 Start date: 2015-05-01 End date: 2019-11-30


Research interests

Soil organisms toxicity
Multigenerational assays
Pesticides ecotoxicology
Risk assessment
Nanoparticles
Nanopesticides

Academic degrees

Degree in Biology by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in June 2008
Master in Environmental Contamination and Toxicology by the University of Porto, Portugal in November 2010 - Thesis: Evaluation of genetic damage using the Micronucleus test in lymphocytes of workers exposed to pesticides

Scientific activities

Research fellow in the project "ABSTRACTION - Assessing Biological degradation of Stream ecosysTems Resulting from Abstraction: the impaCt for biodiversiTy and ecological functioN" - May 2013 - May 2015

PhD student within the project "NanoFARM - Fate and Effects of Agriculturally Relevant Materials" - Septembre 2015 - present

Publications

Projects

NanoFARM- Fate and Effects of Agriculturally Relevant Materials See more

Scientific Supervision

Public/Dissemination Activities

3-5 October 2018: Participation in the Science Fair in Oliveira do Bairro in Aveiro, Portugal

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Advanced Courses and Workshops

- Advanced course on “Scientific Writing and Communication", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 22-26 June 2015


- Advanced course on “R without fear program: an R course in evolutionary ecology", Department of Biology, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 23-27 November 2015


- Advanced course on “Biomarkers", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 30 May - 3 June 2016


- Advanced course on “Metabolomics as a tool to understand the responses of organisms to environmental challenges", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 27 June - 1 July 2016


CESAM Funding: