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Cátia Alexandra Ribeiro Venâncio

Cátia Alexandra Ribeiro Venâncio

Research Fellow

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity


Awards and Distinctions

2017 – Best Oral Platform. Simões A.M., Venâncio C., Alves L., Soares A.M.V.M., Antunes F.E., Lopes I. (2017) Effects of modified hydroxyethyl celulose polymers on freshwater biota. Global Conference, 17 – 19 Julho, Aveiro.


2015 – Best Panel Presentation. Venâncio et al. Evidences of salt-stress on Basidiomycete and Zygomycete fungi. 10º Congresso Ibérico e Iberoamericano de Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental. UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal.

Organization of congresses

13th Iberian Congress of Herpetology. University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (30th September to 4th October 2014). Organizing committee. 

Oral Platforms

12. Chelinho S., Venâncio C., Lopes I., Sousa J.P. (2017) Certificação Ambiental de Compostos de Resíduos Urbanos: o "Palco" aos organismos.


11. Venâncio C., Ribeiro R., Pereira R., Lopes I. 2017. Impacts of salinisation on coastal ecosystems: from individual to the community level. 2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation. 6 - 8 September, Coimbra, Portugal.


10. Simões A.M., Venâncio C., Alves L., Soares A.M.V.M., Antunes F.E., Lopes I. (2017) Effects of modified hydroxyethyl cellulose polymers on freshwater biota. Global Conference, 17 – 19 Julho, Aveiro.


9. Venâncio C., Ribeiro R., Lopes I. 2017. Avoidance behavior: the weight in recovery and resilience of ecosystems under salt stress. SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting, 7 -11 May, Brussels, Belgium. 


8. Venâncio C. 2016. SALTFREE - Prediction of salinisation effects on coastal freshwater and soil ecosystems due to climate changes. Invited speaker at the Jornadas Dá Ciência à Vida 2016, Departamento de Ciências e da Vida, Universidade de Coimbra. 


7. Venâncio C., Shinn C., Abelho M., Moreira-Santos M., Lopes I., Ribeiro A., Ribeiro R. 2015. Influence of a seawater pulse on the structure and composition of freshwater invertebrate communities. 10º Congresso Ibérico e Iberoamericano de Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental. UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal. 


6. Fasola E., Venâncio C., Costa S., Santos B., Lopes I. 2015. Ecotoxicology: tool for environmental risk assessment. Palestras sobre Ecotoxicologia. Museo di Storia Naturale di Firenze "La Specola", Italy.


5. Venâncio C., Lopes I., Castro B., Abrantes N., Anselmo E., Antunes S., Moreira-Santos M., Soares A.M.V.M., Ribeiro R. 2015. Salinisation Effects on Coastal Freshwater Ecosystems due to Climate Change. SETAC 25th European Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.


4. Tavares J., Venâncio C., Lopes I., Antunes F., Soares A.M.V.M. 2015. Designing safer nanomaterials towards a sustainable nanotechnology: A case study with Hydrophobically Modified Polyacrilic Acid nanomaterials. SETAC 25th European Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.


3. Venâncio C., Anselmo E., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. 2014. Competition among producers in scenarios of saline stress: the use of NaCl as a surrogate and influence of acclimation in competitive outcome. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology. University of Cantabria. Santander, Spain. 


2. Lopes I., Venâncio C., Loureiro C., Leitão J., Ribeiro R., Soares A.M.V.M., Castro B. 2014. Freshwater zooplankton as a sensitive indicator of stress caused by increased salinity. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology. University of Cantabria. Santander, Spain. 


1. Venâncio C. 2014. Seawater intrusion in low-lying coastal ecosystems: possible effects on freshwater biota. Workshop on Effects of salinisation in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. Department of Biology. University of Aveiro.

Professional Career

2016/2018: Bolseira de investigação no âmbito do projeto FENOMENO - Fate and effect of wastewater-borne manufactured nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems (referência ERA-SIINN/0002/2013). 


2012/2016: PhD student in Biology, at the University of Aveiro. Approved Unanimously with Honorable Mention of Distinction and Praise.


2011/2012: Bolseira de investigação no âmbito do projecto de referência PTDC/AAC-CLI/111706/2009. 


2010/2011: Bolseira de investigação no âmbito do projecto de referência PTDC/AACAMB/104532/2008.


2010: Master Degree in Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro. Final Evaluation: 17/20 values. 


2008: Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro. Final Evaluation: 15/20 values.


2008: Minor (Geosciences), University of Aveiro. Final evaluation: 17/20 values.

Scientific Supervision

In progress (0)
Concluded (6)
Master (Co-supervisor): Jorge Abel Tavares (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Cátia Soraia Moreira Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Nisansala Wijewardene (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Edith Padilla (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Inês Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa de conclusão de Licenciatura (Co-supervisor): António Eduardo Vicente Anselmo (not a CESAM member)

Projects

In progress (2)
GOGOFROG: Alternative methods to animal experimentation for amphibian risk assessment: cell lines and spermatozoa See more

SALTFREE II - Salinisation of coastal ecosystems due to climate change: validating safety levels to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services See more

Concluded (5)
FENOMENO–Fate and effect of wastewater-borne manufactured nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems See more

SYNCHRONY - SYNergies between industry and sCientific ResearcH fOr a sustainable development of NanotechnologY See more

Generosi - CONtaminant-driven GENEtic ERosion: consequences on the viability of Amphibia populations See more

SALTFREE - Prediction of salinisation effects on coastal freshwater and soil ecosystems due to climate changes See more

ARENA - Integrated ecological risk assessment of nanomaterials in temperate and tropical ecosystems See more

Publications

WoS Papers (5)
Other Papers (1)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (0)
Thesis (2)
Communications (29)
Other Publications (0)

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