Forging sustainability

Luísa Virgínia de Sousa Magalhães

Luísa Virgínia de Sousa Magalhães

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: K-3876-2014
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-9862-9653
  • Ciencia ID: FA10-0E38-3747
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Environmental Changes, Hazards & Conservation (ECHC)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Magalhaes L) AND AD=(Aveiro)


Research interests

Biology and Ecology of Marine and Estuarine Ecosystems

Management and Valorisation of Marine Resources

Bivalves Population Dynamics

Trematode parasites infecting bivalves with high economic importance

Academic degrees

2004-2008: Degree in Biology (prior Bologna agreement) by the University of Aveiro

2008-2010: MSc degree in Marine Biology by the University of Aveiro

2014-2018: Double Degree PhD in Biology and Ecology of Global Change by the University of Aveiro and the University of Bordeaux (defended on 29/10/2018)

Scientific activities

01.07.2007-30.06.2008 (12 months): Curricular trainee in the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (Matosinhos, Portugal) - Scientific Research on Fisheries and Marine Resources management

09.12.2009-08.12.2013 (48 months): Research Fellow in the University of Aveiro & CESAM (Aveiro, Portugal) - Scientific Research on EEMA-INAG research project (Ecological quality status of coastal and transitional waters), Ref. BTIC/BIO/4816/2009, funded by INAG

01.01.2014-31.03.2014 (3 months): Research Fellow in the University of Aveiro & CESAM (Aveiro, Portugal) - Scientific Research on Benthic monitoring of dredging and disposal areas off Ria de Aveiro, Ref. BI/CESAM/BENTONICAS/RF, funded by the private sector

01.04.2014-30.09.2018 (54 months): PhD student in the University of Aveiro & CESAM (Aveiro, Portugal) and University of Bordeaux (Arcachon, France) - Double degree PhD in Biology and Ecology of Global Changes (Thesis title: Inventory, dynamics and impact of the trematodes parasites in bivalves with high economic importance), Ref. PD/BD/52570/2014, funded by FCT

01.10.2018-31.12.2018 (3 months): Research fellow in the University of Aveiro & CESAM (Aveiro, Portugal) - Scientific Research on COCKLES-INTERREG project: Co-Operation for Restoring Cockle Shellfisheries and its Ecosystem Services in the Atlantic Area, Ref. BI/CESAM/0040/COCKLES, funded by EU

01.01.2019-31.08.2020 (20 months): Postdoctoral research fellow in the University of Aveiro & CESAM (Aveiro, Portugal) - Scientific Research on COCKLES-INTERREG project: Co-Operation for Restoring Cockle Shellfisheries and its Ecosystem Services in the Atlantic Area, Ref. BPD/CESAM/0065/COCKLES, funded by EU

01.09.2020-currently: Contract Researcher at the University of Aveiro & CESAM, Department of Biology (CDL-CTTRI-26-ARH/2020), hired under the project BISPECIAl - Bivalves under polluted environment and climate change (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028425) funded by FCT

Publications

Projects

COACH - COoperative approACH applied to conservation and management of cockles See more

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

COCKLES - Co-Operation for Restoring Cockle Shelfisheries and its Ecosystem Services in the Atlantic Area See more

Environmental monitoring of the Guia marine outfall See more

EEMA - Ecological quality status of coastal and transitional waters See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Main Supervisor): Simão P. Domingues Correia (CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Simão P. Domingues Correia (CESAM member)


CESAM Funding: