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Joana Santos

Joana Santos

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Cumulative and interactive effects of drought and chemical contamination on aquatic macroinvertebrate communities
  • Supervisor: Prof. Doutor Fernando Gonçalves, Doutora Joana Pereira, Doutor Bruno Castro

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  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9038-3735
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: Cumulative and interactive effects of drought and chemical contamination on aquatic macroinvertebrate communities Supervisor: Prof. Doutor Fernando Gonçalves, Doutora Joana Pereira, Doutor Bruno Castro Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/121341/2016 Start date: 2017-05-01 End date: 2021-04-30


Research interests

Ecology
Aquatic ecotoxicology
Benthic macroinvertebrates

Academic degrees

1 May 2017-30 April 2021 | PhD in Biology | University of Aveiro
Thesis: "Cumulative and interactive effects of drought and chemical contamination on aquatic macroinvertebrate communities"
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves, Dr. Joana L. Pereira and Dr. Bruno Castro

September 2008-July 2010 | Master in Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management | University of Aveiro
Dissertation: "Ecological status assessment of Mau river"
Supervised by Dr. Bruno Castro and Dr. Catarina Marques

September 2003-July 2008 | Degree in Biology | University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

April 2018-June 2018 | Volunteer lecturer of science courses to an elementary school | IEC (Instituto para a Educação e Cidadania)

September 2016-April 2017 | Research fellow | University of Aveiro
Project "Can we SHIFT to cost-effective bioassays with peryphiton to enforce the risk assessment of pollutants in lotic systems?", Ref: PTDC/ATP_EAM/0063/2014

March 2015-August 2016 and March 2012-March 2013 | Lab technician | LEADER, University of Aveiro

April 2013-February 2015 | Research fellow | University of Aveiro
Project "[ILTOX] Ecotoxicological evaluation and treatment of aqueous effluents contaminated with ionic liquids", Ref: PTDC/AAC-AMB/119172/2010

November 2013,2014,2015 | Collaboration in the lecture of the course “Apoio às aulas de Ciências Integradas da Natureza II”, of the Degree in Basic Education | University of Aveiro

December 2010-November 2011 | Science communicator | Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva de Aveiro

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