Forging sustainability

Rute Alexandra Pais Costa

Rute Alexandra Pais Costa


Interesses de investigação

Seabirds, ornithology, ecology, pollution

Graus académicos

2013: Phd in Sciences, specialization in Biology, by the University of Minho, with the presentation of the thesis “Forest Avifauna as Bioindicators of Heavy Metal Pollution”.
2006: Master in environmental management by the University of Aveiro, with the presentation of the thesis “Avifauna as bio indicator of atmospheric pollution by heavy metals”.
2000: Degree in Biology, by the Faculty of Science of the University of Coimbra.

Atividades científicas

Researcher (DL-57/2016, Norma Transitória) - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM)& Department of Biology, University of Aveiro (UAv), Portugal (PT), Jan 2019 – Jan 2022
Postdoctoral researcher at CESAM with the project: Seabirds as marine ecosystem health indicators, Jun 2014- Jan 2019
Research Fellowship in project “CET SENTI – Cetaceans as marine ecosystem health sentinels, 2013-2014
Research Fellowship in project “Monitorização de Avifauna na linha de Lares”, 2013
Phd fellowship with the thesis: Forest Avifauna as a Bioindicator of Heavy Metal Pollution, 2009-2013
Research Fellowship in project “SAFESEA – Sustainable local fisheries and promotion of a safe sea for cetaceans”, 2008



Orientações científicas

Research area

Research area

Research work is included in the field of Animal Ecology, with emphasis on ecotoxicology and pollution.

Financiamento do CESAM: