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Adília Pires

Adília Pires

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID K-2174-2014
  • ORCID 0000-0002-4406-1847
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : K-2174-2014 AU=(Pires A) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Title: Trace elements biogeochemistry in marine systems: interplay of climate change and biological influence Supervisor: Prof. Doutora Etelvina Figueira, Doutora Rosa Freitas, Prof. Doutor Eduardo Silva Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/107739/2015 Start date: 2016-09-01 End date: 2019-08-31


Research interests

Study of alterations induced in marine invertebrate species (polychaetes) due to organic and inorganic contamination, climate change (pH, salinity and temperature), pharmaceuticals
- Biochemical markers: oxidative stress, energy reserves
- Physiological markers: regenerative capacity of polychaetes; larval development
- Bioturbation
Effects of climate change (pH, salinity and temperature) and polychaetes bioturbation in contaminated sediments (metals and metalloids) - geochemical speciation of elements.

Academic degrees

2006, Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro

2011, PhD, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

2016 (Sep) - Present: Postdoctoral research fellow (SFRH/BPD/107739/2015), Trace elements biogeochemistry in marine systems: interplay of climate change and biological influence, at Department of Biology and at Department of Geosciences, University of Aveiro and CESAM, Portugal.

2013 (Aug) - 2015 (Nov): Postdoctoral research fellow (BPD/CESAM/RP/BENTONICAS/2013),Monitoring of benthic macrofauna under the contract for Rehabilitation of the North Jetty of the Port of Aveiro, funded by Empresa Irmãos Cavaco S.A., at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro and CESAM, Portugal.

2012 (Mar to Aug): Self- Employed: Scientific Research on Environmental and Biological Sciences - Studies of ecology and biodiversity, at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2011 (Oct to Dec): Self- Employed: Scientific Research on Environmental and Biological Sciences - Studies of ecology and biodiversity, at IDAD - Instituto do Ambiente e Desenvolvimento. Campus de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.

2007-2011: PhD researcher (SFRH/BD/28509/2006) at University of Aveiro, Department of Biology, Aveiro, Portugal. In Collaboration With The Université Paris VI, Station Biologique de Roscoff, Paris, France

Others

- AWARD: 2009 - Student Poster Prize – 1st Prize – 4th European Conference on Costal Lagoon Research (ECoCLR) - 14 a 18 de Dezembro de 2009, Montpellier, France
- PI of 1 national scientific project; member of 1 national scientific project
- Reviewer for International journals of ecotoxicology, ecology and environmental sciences

Publications

Projects

BISPECIAI - BIvalves under Polluted Environment and ClImate chAnge See more

Trace elements biogeochemistry in marine systems: interplay of climate change and biological influence See more

Environmental monitoring of the Guia marine outfall See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Marta Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Carina Sá (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Diana Matos (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa anual (Main Supervisor): Daniel Franco López (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa anual (Main Supervisor): PEDRO GUILHERME MARTINS VALENTE (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa anual (Co-supervisor): João Gonçalves (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Miguel Claro (not a CESAM member)

Licenciatura em Biologia - Pesquisa Anual (Main Supervisor): Matilde Sanches (not a CESAM member)

Licenciatura em Biologia - Pesquisa Aplicada (Main Supervisor): Sandrina Curval (not a CESAM member)

Research interests

Climate change


Environmental contamination


Oxidative stress


Regenerative capacity of polychaetes


Bioturbation


Geochemical speciation of elements in sediments


CESAM Funding: