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Diogo Filipe Nunes Cardoso

Diogo Filipe Nunes Cardoso

PhD Student

  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Cardoso DF) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Oil sands: An ecotoxicological approach. Supervisor: Prof. Dra. Susana Loureiro Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: PD/BD/52569/2014 Start date: 2014-05-01 End date: 2018-05-01

Advanced Courses and Workshops

-Advanced course: “Experimental Design and Analysis of Multivariate Data”. Biology Department, University of Aveiro (Portugal), 26-30 of January, 2015.

-Advanced course: “Toxicogenomics, highthroughput data & network analysis in NANO: concepts and practical approach using environment and human case studies”. Biology Department, University of Aveiro (Portugal), 1-5 of September, 2014.

- Advanced course on “Scientific Writing and Communication", Biology Department, University of Aveiro (Portugal), 28th of April - 2nd of May, 2014.

- Comet assay training course. Department of biology, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal. 12-14 September 2013

- Bioaccumulation and Toxikinetics. Department of Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal. 13-14 August 2012

Research field

Key-words Ecotoxicology / Terrestrial organisms / Aquatic organisms / Combined stressors / Mixture toxicity / Ecotoxicological Bioassays / Ecosytem Services / Ecological Risk Assessment / Multigenerational assays / Elutriates


The use of ecotoxicological tests to evaluate the potential contamination in soils.

Effects of chemicals in organisms with parthenogenetic reproduction

Influence of natural stressors to terrestrial invertebrates - Folsomia candida, Porcellionides pruinosos, Eisenia andrei.

Assessment of the joint effects of natural and chemical stressors in terrestrial invertebrates - Folsomia candida, Porcellionides pruinosos, Eisenia andrei.

Influence of natural and chemical stressors in terrestrial organisms

Use of multigenerational assays to assess long term effects of contaminants on aquatic and terrestrial organisms.

Toxicity of elutriates on aquatic organisms  

Academic degrees

July 2012:Master in Applied Biology - Field of Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, by the University of Aveiro. Thesis: Combined effects of carbaryl and abiotic factors to Folsomia candida


July 2010: Degree in Biology, by the University of Aveiro.

Scientific Supervision

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REpulse- Responses of Daphnia magna exposed to chemical pulses and mixtures throughout generations See more


WoS Papers (14)
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Thesis (2)
Communications (33)
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