Building the future by doing more together

Heliana Teixeira

Heliana Teixeira

Investigadora Auxiliar


  • Researcher ID: O-5082-2014
  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8525-9967
  • Ciencia ID:
  • Departamento: Departamento de Biologia
  • Grupo de Investigação: Ecologia Marinha e Estuarina
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Teixeira H) AND AD=( Coimbra OR Ispra) OR (RID= O-5082-2014)


Interesses de investigação

Marine, coastal and estuarine benthic ecology
Ecological indicators & modelling
Biodiversity & ecosystem services
Marine bioinvasions & invasive alien species impacts
Anthropogenic disturbance & climate change (e.g. seafloor integrity, eutrophication)
Environmental policies (e.g. WFD, MSFD, IAS Regulation, Nature Directives)
Macroinvertebrates

Heliana Teixeira on 1 min DBIO @UA

Graus académicos

2010: Ph.D. Biology (specialty Ecology), University of Coimbra, Portugal, with training at:
     University of Murcia (Ecology Dept.), Spain;
     AZTI Tecnalia, San Sebastian, Spain; and
     SCCWRP Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, USA
2005: M.Sc. Ecology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2002: First Degree Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Atividades científicas

Currently
Since 2019: Expert in the WFD ECOSTAT working group on physico-chemical criteria in support of Good Ecological Status
Since 2018: COST ACTION CA17122 Increasing understanding of alien species through citizen science (Portuguese Management Committee substitute) @aliencsi on TWITTER
Since 2018: Collaboration for the EEA on the Assessment of the Cumulative Impact of Alien Species in European Seas, to be included in the EEA State of the European Seas assessment report, with Dr. Argyro Zenetos (HCMR), Dr. Samuli Korpinen (SYKE), Dr. Stelios Katsanevakis (University of the Aegean), and Dr. Zara Teixeira (MARE)

Employment history
since Apr 2019: Assistant Researcher (CESAM - UID/AMB/50017/2019) at University of Aveiro, Biology Dept & CESAM
2016-2018: Assistant Researcher at University of Aveiro, Dept. of Biology and CESAM
2013-2016: Scientific Officer (GH30) at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre - JRC, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra, Italy
2012-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow (FCT grant) at the IMAR-CMA - Marine and Environmental Research Centre, Coimbra, Portugal
2009-2012: Postdoctoral Researcher at IMAR-CMA - Marine and Environmental Research Centre, Coimbra, Portugal

Outros

Tools freely available:
- WFD Nutrient Tool Kit online Shiny App
- DEVOTool A catalogue of marine biodiversity indicators free desktop DEVOTool App
  updated database version @ DOI

Publicações

Projetos

SALTFREE II - Salinização de regiões costeiras devido a alterações climáticas: validação de valores de segurança para protecção da biodiversidade e serviços de ecossistemas Ver mais

PORBIOTA - E-Infraestrutura Portuguesa de Informação e Investigação em Biodiversidade Ver mais

AQUACROSS - Conhecimento, Avaliação e Gestão da Biodiversidade Aquática e Serviços de Ecossistemas nas políticas da UE Ver mais

Orientações científicas

Master (Co-orientador): Nuno Azevedo (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa em Biologia (Orientador Principal): Maria Beatriz Santos (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Letícia Brito (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Diana Pinheiro (not a CESAM member)


Financiamento do CESAM: