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Catarina Correia de Lemos Malheiro

Catarina Correia de Lemos Malheiro

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Sustainable Plant Protection Products - from conventional to novel practices
  • Supervisor: Susana Patrícia Mendes Loureiro and Rui Guilherme da Costa Morgado

  • Researcher ID: U-7071-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0428-1802
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Malheiro C) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Sustainable Plant Protection Products - from conventional to novel practices Supervisor: Susana Patrícia Mendes Loureiro and Rui Guilherme da Costa Morgado Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: PD/BD/135577/2018 Start date: 2018-05-01 End date: 2021-04-30


Research interests

Soil ecotoxicology;
Nanopesticides and nanofertilizers;
Soil remediation;
Biochar;
Climate change;
Ecosystem Services;
Multigenerational exposures.

Academic degrees

2018 - Ongoing | PhD student in Biology and Ecology of Global Changes | University of Aveiro.

Thesis title: "Sustainable Plant Protection Products: from conventional to novel practices". Supervised by Prof. Susana Loureiro and co-supervised by Dr. Rui Morgado.


2014-2016 | Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology | University of Aveiro.

Dissertation title: "Biochar effects on the soil quality and remediation". Supervised by Prof. Susana Loureiro and co-supervised by Dr. Ana Catarina Bastos.


2011-2014 | Degree in Biology | University of Porto.

Internship report title: "Influência das características macroecológicas de bacias hidrográficas nos ciclos de vida dos peixes: o exemplo da solha europeia Platichthys flesus (L., 1758) em dois estuários adjacentes". Supervised by Dr. Pedro Morais.

Scientific activities

PhD student in Biology and Ecology of Global Changes doctoral programme from University of Aveiro.

Publications

Projects

METOXCLIM - Metal contamination in a global warming perspective: effects on soil properties and relation with toxicity changes See more

MICROCLIM - Effects of global warming on microbial populations from contaminated agricultural soils in the area of Estarreja See more

GLOBALTOX: Toxicity of anthropogenic multi-stressed soils under a global warming perspective See more

Scientific Supervision

R&D Projects

ECOCENE - Ecological Effects of Nanopesticides to Soil Ecosystems (POCI-02/SAICT/2017). University of Aveiro (Portugal). Duration: 07/2018 – 07/2021. Funding: FEDER through COMPETE 2020 and National Portuguese Funding FCT. Budget: 239.694 €. PI: Rui Guilherme da Costa Morgado. Participation: Researcher.


MICROCLIM – Effects of global warming on microbial populations from contaminated agricultural soils in the area of Estarreja. University of Aveiro (Portugal). Duration: 07/2018 – 06/2019. Funding: French CNRS/INEE via OHMI. Budget: 7.500 €. PI: María Nazaret González Alcaraz. Participation: Researcher.


METOXCLIM – Metal contamination in a global warming perspective: effects on soil properties and relation with toxicity changes (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029557). University of Aveiro (Portugal). Duration: 06/2018 – 05/2021. Funding: FEDER through COMPETE 2020 and National Portuguese Funding FCT. Budget: 239.105 €. PI: María Nazaret González Alcaraz. Participation: Researcher.


GLOBALTOX – Toxicity of anthropogenic multi-stressed soils under a global warming perspective (704332). University of Aveiro (Portugal). Duration: 01/2017 – 12/2018. Funding: Research Executive Agency (REA)-Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships European. Budget: 148.635,60 €. PI: Susana Loureiro and María Nazaret González Alcaraz. Participation: Research Fellow.

Advanced Courses

2019, July 1st to 5th. Advanced course on "Modelling approaches in ecotoxicology" at Biology Department from University of Aveiro, Portugal. 


2019, June 12th. CESAM networking event "PhD students meet after lunch" at CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal.


2019, February to March. Advanced course on "How to work with ecotoxicology data – hands on course" at Biology Department from University of Aveiro, Portugal. 


2019, January 28th to February 1st. Advanced course on "Soil ecology and ecosystem services" at Plant Biology Department from Science Faculty from University of Lisbon, Portugal. 


2019, January 22nd to 24th. 3RD KEYSOM COST Training School "Soil fauna - Key to Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Modelling. Interactions with other components of soils – Mycorrhizal fungi", at Tartu University, Estonia. 


2018, June 4th to 8th. Advanced course on "Biomarkers: an user friendly approach", at Biology Department from University of Aveiro, Portugal. 


2018, May 7th to 10th. Advanced course on "Ecotoxicology of amphibian and reptiles: from theory to practice", at Biology Department from University of Aveiro, Portugal.  


2016, June 27th to July 1st. Advanced course on “Scientific Writing and Communication" at Biology Department from University of Aveiro, Portugal. 

Professional career

November 2017 - April 2018: Research fellow of the project GLOBALTOX - Toxicity of anthropogenic multi-stressed soils under a global warming perspective - at the Biology Department & CESAM, University of Aveiro.

Grants

May 2018 until April 2022: PhD grant from FCT. 


May 2018: SETAC registration grant to attend the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. 


November 2017 to April 2018: Research grant on the GLOBALTOX project. 

Public Activities

3-5 October 2018: Participation in the science exhibition "Festival de Ciência de Oliveira do Bairro (FeCiOB)" in Aveiro (Portugal). 


 


17-20 March 2014: Participation in the science exhibition "14ª Mostra da Universidade do Porto". 


CESAM Funding: