Department Highlights

  • Susana Silva and Sílvia Fraga obtained funding as Principal Investigators within competitive Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains launched by FCT in 2014.

  • Four positions awarded within 2014 and 2015 PhD and Post-doctoral Fellowships funded by FCT: Elisabete Alves (post-doctoral); Cláudia de Freitas (post-doctoral); Vânia Rocha (PhD); Inês Baía (PhD).

  • Liliana Abreu was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in 2015.

  • Team members of two H2020-funded projects: LIFEPATH - Lifecourse biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageing; SHIPS - Screening to improve health in very preterm infants in Europe.

  • Organization of the workshop “Patient-centered care and public involvement in health technologies” – ESA Sociology of Health and Illness Mid-Term Conference (Lisbon, May 2016).