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Libânia Queirós

Libânia Queirós

PhD student

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: Formulações fitofarmacêuticas alternativas com vista a uma maior compatibilidade ambiental; Environmental friendlier Plant Protection Products Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves; Co-supervisors: Dra. Joana L. E. Pereira and Dra. Patrícia P. Kowalski Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/129871/2017 Start date: 2017-10-01 End date: 2021-09-30

Scientific activities

Collaboration in the lecture of science courses to an elementary school as a volunteer of the IEC (Instituto para a Educação e Cidadania da Mamarrosa), since 4/2018;

Collaboration as technicial assistant in the LEADER group (Department of Biology, University of Aveiro), since 6/2017.

- Participation in "Academia de Verão 2016" promoted by the Department of Biology of the University of Aveiro;
- Participation in "Open Campus 2017" promoted by the University of Aveiro.


Research interests

Ecotoxicology; Eco-friendlier pesticides; Neurotoxicity


Professional Experience

[06/2017-09/2017] - Research Fellow; Department of Biology, University of Aveiro; Project (PTDC/ATP-EAM/0063/2014): SHIFT – “Can we SHIFT to cost-effective bioassays with periphyton to enforce the risk assessment of pollutants in lotic ecosystems?”; Supervised by Dr. Tânia Vidal

[10/2013-07/2014] - Trainee; BIVAQUA – Bivalves da Costa Nova, Ílhavo; Research title: Study of periwinkle (Littorina littorea) growth in an integrated regime with oyster farming”; Supervised by Prof. Dr. Carlos Miguez and Dr. Paulo Rocha

Academic Degrees

[2017-ongoing] - PhD student; Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro

Thesis Title: "Environmental friendlier Plant Protection Products”; Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves and co-supervised by Dr. Joana L. E. Pereira and Dr. Patrícia P. Kowalski

[2014-2016] - Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology; Department of Biology, University of Aveiro

Thesis Title: “Ecotoxicological characterization and eco-friendlier alternative formulations of a commercial herbicide (Winner Top®)”; Supervised by Dr. Joana Pereira and co-supervised by Dr. Tânia Vidal

[2010-2014] Degree in Biology; Department of Biology, University of Aveiro

Curricular research project: “Toxicity of mixtures of hospital disinfectants to aquatic organisms”; Supervised by Prof. Dr. António Nogueira and co-supervised by Dr. Fátima Jesus

Scientific Supervision

In progress


In progress


WoS Papers (2)
Queirós L., Vidal T., Nogueira A.J.A., Goncalves F.J.M., Pereira J.L. (2018) Mixture toxicity assisting the design of eco-friendlier plant protection products: a case-study using a commercial herbicide combining nicosulfuron and terbuthylazine. In: Academic Degrees. Scientific Reports. 8,
Queirós L., Vidal T., Nogueira A.J.A., Gonçalves F.J.M., Pereira J.L. (2018) Ecotoxicological assessment of the herbicide Winner Top and its active substances - are the other formulants truly inert?. In: Academic Degrees. Ecotoxicology.
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Thesis (1)
Queirós, Libânia (2016) "Ecotoxicological characterisation and ecofriendlier alternative formulations of a commercial herbicide (Winner Top®)". In: Academic Degrees. MSc Thesis.
Communications (1)
Queirós L.i.b...n.i.a., Jesus F...t.i.m.a., Nogueira A.n.t...n.i.o. .J.A.*. “Toxicity of mixtures of hospital disinfectants to Daphnia magna”. In: Academic Degrees.
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CESAM - Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar - Universidade de Aveiro

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