Forging sustainability

Fabiana P. Freitas

Fabiana P. Freitas

Investigator Collaborator, PhD




Research interests

Science communication
Species Ecology
Sustainability of natural resources
Contamination and public health risk
Climatic changes: adaptation policies
Analytical Chemistry of arsenicals:Arsenic speciation; Arsenolipids

Academic degrees

2019: PhD in Biology - University of Aveiro & University of Graz; grade: approved with distinction

2011: MSc in Applied Biology - University of Aveiro: grade 18

2009: BSc in Biology: - University of Aveiro; grade 15 (4 years + 1 year internship)

Scientific activities

2018 / 2020 – Entrepreneur enthusiastic on Science Communication

2015 / 2019 – PhD student: Analytical Chemistry Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria) & Department of Biology, University of Aveiro (Portugal).

2013 / 2016 – Investigator: European Project “ADAPT-MED Is current decision making “adapted to internalize adaptation” into policy making?” CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, Portugal

2012 / 2014: Investigator / PhD student: Estuarine trophic chains, metals and isotopic signatures: Invited research on analytical chemistry (6 months) at CMES institute, Ehime University (Japan)

2010 / 2011 - MSc student: Population dynamics of Crangon crangon: latitudinal comparative study Supervisors: Prof Dr António Nogueira, PhD (grade: 19). CESAM & Department of Biology University of Aveiro and CIIMAR - Center of Marine and Environmental Research, Portugal

2010 / 2011 - European Project “Managing Effects of Global Climate on Estuarine Biodiversity and Productivity” CIIMAR - Center of Marine and Environmental Research, Portugal

2008 / 2009 - Internship: Corbicula fluminea, invasive species and ecosystem engineer in Minho River, Portugal. Supervisors: Prof Dr António Nogueira, PhD and Dr Ronaldo Sousa, PhD; (grade: 19) CIIMAR - Center of Marine and Environmental Research, Portugal

2007 / 2008 – BSc project: Conservative ecology and sustainable resources in the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal. Supervisors: Prof Dr Henrique Queiroga, PhD (Grade: 17); University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2005 - Volunteer work: Technical support at Ecotoxicology Laboratory Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Others

2013 - "Toxicologia & Drogas Legalizadas Ciência Viva, 2012" Science Communication for students. Ciência Viva.

2005 – 2008 – Volunteer work: Educational support to students (10-18 years old) & leadership of the group of vollunteers: CUFC, University of Aveiro & Florinhas do Vouga (IPSS), Portugal

Publications

Projects

ADAPT-MED Is current decision making “adapted to internalize adaptation” into policy making? See more

Scientific Supervision

Workshops

"International workshop: Low Dose Effects and Non-Monotonic Dose Responses for Endocrine Active Chemicals: Science to Practice", Charité University, Berlin, Germany, September 11-13th, 2012


"Workshop Toxicology of Non-Essential Metals", CESAM and Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, January 13th, 2012.


"Advanced Workshop on Nanoparticles: Characterization and Environmental Risk Assessment", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, 9-13th May, 2011.


CESAM Funding: