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Ana Margarida Ferreira da Silva

Ana Margarida Ferreira da Silva

Research Fellow

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  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0144-4151
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  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • Thesis title: Supervisor: Category: BO Grant type: BI Funding entity: Comissão Europeia/ European Comission H2020 Grant reference: 770504 — PERICLES — H2020-SC6-CULT-COOP-2016-2017/H2020-SC6-CULTCOOP- 2017-two-stage Start date: 2018-10-01 End date: 2021-04-30

Research interests

Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Maritime Spatial Planning

Academic degrees

2010 - Master in Regional Planning - Inovation and Development Policies, University of Aveiro
2001 - Bachelor in Marketing Management, Portuguese Institute of Administration and Marketing (IPAM)

Scientific activities

2018 - ...| Research fellow at H2020 PERICLES project | University of Aveiro, PT
2017-2018 | Research fellow at DGMare SIMNORAT project| University of Aveiro, PT
2016 – ... | Collaborator at GOVCOPP, the Research Unit in Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies - Tourism and Development Group
2016 – ...| Collaborator of Technological Platform on Bicycle and Soft Mobility | University of Aveiro, PT
2013 – present| Member of Coastal Tourism research group | University of Aveiro, PT
2010-2013 |Team member of INTERREG ECOSAL ATLANTIS project |University of Aveiro
2009 - Coordinator and team member of Gulbenkian Environment Program “Histórias a Água e Sal” project|University of Aveiro
2005 – 2008 | Team member of FCT SAL(H)INA project|University of Aveiro
2004 – 2007 - Team member of INTERREG “Salt of the Atlantic” project| University of Aveiro


Member of organizing committee of:
INVTUR 2020 International conference on tourism, May 2020, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Seminar “Turismo, Museus e comunidades”, 2nd April 2019, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Debate “Política Europeia para o turismo”, Portugal, 18th March 2019, University of Aveiro, Portugal
2019 International Agenda for Tourism Research: State of the Art and Future Directions, 22nd February 2019, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Workshop “Há excesso de turismo?”, Portugal, January, 2019, University of Aveiro, Portugal
3rd International Symposium of Ocean Governance for Sustainability, Portugal, 11-12 June, 2018, University of Aveiro
International Conference “Mentes Brilhantes para o Turismo Militar”, 16–19 May 2017, University of Aveiro
International Conference “INVTUR 2017- Cocriar o futuro do turismo” 17–19 May 2017, University of Aveiro
Erasmus intensive program course (2014) "Adapting to climate change in Europe´s peri-urban and rural high risk area (IP ACCE)", University of Aveiro, with production and presentation, as co-authored, of a participatory adaptation strategy on climate change, for a municipality, in Aveiro region, using a stakeholder participatory workshop
INTERREG ECOSAL ATLANTIS project International workshops (2010; 2011; 2012)
IV meeting of IBERMAR network, 22- 29 September 2010, University of Aveiro
INTERREG SALT of Atlantic project meetings, workshops and conferences at University of Aveiro (2004-2007)
II International Seminar on the Portuguese Salt at University of Porto (2006)



PERICLES - PrEseRvIng and sustainably governing Cultural heritage and Landscapes in European coastal and maritime regionS See more

SIMNORAT - Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Northern European Atlantic See more

ECOSAL ATLANTIS - Ecotourism in Atlantic Saltpans: A strategy for integral and sustainable development See more

Water and Salt Histories See more

SAL(H)INA Salt History - nature and environment See more

“Salt of the Atlantic”: Revalorization of identity of the Atlantic Saltpans. Recuperation and promotion of biological, economic and cultural potential of coastal wetlands See more

Scientific Supervision

CESAM Funding: