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Ana Margarida Ferreira da Silva

Ana Margarida Ferreira da Silva

Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID:
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0144-4151
  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • Thesis title: Supervisor: Category: BO Grant type: BI Funding entity: Comissão Europeia/ European Comission H2020 Grant reference: 770504 — PERICLES — H2020-SC6-CULT-COOP-2016-2017/H2020-SC6-CULTCOOP- 2017-two-stage Start date: 2018-10-01 End date: 2018-03-31

Research interests

Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Maritime Spatial Planning

Academic degrees

2010 - Master in Regional Planning - Inovation and Development Policies, University of Aveiro
2001 - Bachelor in Marketing Management, Portuguese Institute of Administration and Marketing (IPAM)

Scientific activities

01.10.2018 - 31.03.2019| Research fellow at H2020 PERICLES project | University of Aveiro, PT
2017-2018 | Research fellow at DGMare SIMNORAT project| University of Aveiro, PT
2016 – present | Collaborator at GOVCOPP, the Research Unit in Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies - Tourism and Development Group
2016 – present| Collaborator of Technological Platform on Bicycle and Soft Mobility | University of Aveiro, PT
2013 – present| Member of Coastal Tourism research group | University of Aveiro, PT
2010-2013 |Team member of INTERREG ECOSAL ATLANTIS project |University of Aveiro
2009 - Coordinator and team member of Gulbenkian Environment Program “Histórias a Água e Sal” project|University of Aveiro
2005 – 2008 | Team member of FCT SAL(H)INA project|University of Aveiro
2004 – 2007 - Team member of INTERREG “Salt of the Atlantic” project| University of Aveiro


Member of organizing committee of:
3rd International Symposium of Ocean Governance for Sustainability, Portugal, 11-12 June, 2018, University of Aveiro
International Conference “Mentes Brilhantes para o Turismo Militar”, 16–19 May 2017, University of Aveiro
International Conference “INVTUR 2017- Cocriar o futuro do turismo” 17–19 May 2017, University of Aveiro
Erasmus intensive program course (2014) "Adapting to climate change in Europe´s peri-urban and rural high risk area (IP ACCE)", University of Aveiro, with production and presentation, as co-authored, of a participatory adaptation strategy on climate change, for a municipality, in Aveiro region, using a stakeholder participatory workshop
INTERREG ECOSAL ATLANTIS project International workshops (2010; 2011; 2012)
IV meeting of IBERMAR network, 22- 29 September 2010, University of Aveiro
INTERREG SALT of Atlantic project meetings, workshops and conferences at University of Aveiro (2004-2007)
II International Seminar on the Portuguese Salt at University of Porto (2006)



PERICLES - PrEseRvIng and sustainably governing Cultural heritage and Landscapes in European coastal and maritime regionS See more

SIMNORAT - Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Northern European Atlantic See more

ECOSAL ATLANTIS - Ecotourism in Atlantic Saltpans: A strategy for integral and sustainable development See more

Water and Salt Histories See more

SAL(H)INA Salt History - nature and environment See more

“Salt of the Atlantic”: Revalorization of identity of the Atlantic Saltpans. Recuperation and promotion of biological, economic and cultural potential of coastal wetlands See more

Scientific Supervision

CESAM Funding: