Researcher from ISPUP at Programme Sociedade Civil da RTP2
Cláudia de Freitas
Cláudia de Freitas holds a PhD in Social Sciences from Utrecht University, a Master in Migration and Ethnic Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a degree in Psychology from the University of Coimbra. She is a research fellow at the EPIUnit from the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto and at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) and Invited Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine from University of Porto and at the Faculty of Psychology from University of Seville. She participates in national and international research projects and she is a member of the Coalition for the Study of Health, Power and Diversity. Her research focuses on public and patient involvement in health policy, care and research linked to genetic and reproductive technologies, as well as on migration and health. She supervises the work of PhD and Master students in these and other related topics.
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Ana Sofia Estevão Mendes
Scopus Author ID: 50561874500
Ana Mendes’ current research addresses health related quality of life impact due to environmental and indoor air contaminants in susceptible group populations. Additionally, she is working in a range of topics such as occupational settings evaluation that include: Human exposure and health risk assessment, indoor air quality applied laboratory and field studies and health impact assessment useful to contemporary problems. Other research experience and interests include: health and safety risk assessment, study of sustainable systems particularly environmental impacts of energy production and environmental awareness through education for sustainability. She is a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (2016), MSc in Environmental Health (2008) and BSc in Environmental Sciences (2004). Her work resulted in several articles published in international peer-reviewed journals and book chapters (by invitation). She also has several communications in international conferences (both oral and posters) and publications in proceedings of scientific meetings.
Sandra C. S. Marques graduated in Nursing (ESEL, Leiria) in 1994 and in Anthropology (ISCTE, Lisbon) in 2000. She holds a PhD in Anthropology (of Complex Societies) from ISCTE-IUL (University Institute of Lisbon) with the research “Cameras and Tourism in Kolkata: Representations through Photovoice” (2009). Between 2010 and 2016, she was a FCT post-doctoral researcher at Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA-IUL) with a study on “Practices and Representations of the Body in Bengali India”. At present, she continues to collaborate with CRIA-IUL and she is a research team member of the international project “RECAP: Research on European Children and Adults born Preterm”, at Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP).
She conducts anthropological research in the field of practices and representations, with interests on identity, body and power relations; knowledge systems, discourse and narratives, visuality and media; cultural heritage and politics of culture. She has specialized in the use of research methods of triangulation with participatory visual methodologies. By the end of 2017, she counts 27 publications, of which 22 are single authored.
João Niza Ribeiro
Sandra Pinto da Silva received a Masters’ degree in Clinical and Health Psychology (in the subspecialty of Clinical Geropsychology) from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (2009) and completed a postgraduate course on Social Economy at the Faculty of Economy (2011), both from the University of Coimbra. Currently, is a Master and PhD student in Public Health and integrates the Department of Health and Society and the research group on Social Epidemiology (EPIUnit) of the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP) as a research fellow in the research project “ENGAgED - Bionetworking and citizENship on GAmetE Donation”, founded by FCT (PTDC/IVC-ESCT/6294/2014).
Her main research interests are grounded on the promotion of responsible research and innovation in public health, addressing: i) the ethical, legal and (psycho)social aspects of health technologies and health technologies assessment; ii) public and patient engagement on research and the definition and implementation of health policies and health promotion strategies, contributing to the promotion of people-centred health care and research; and iii) the design, implementation and evaluation of health promotion strategies.