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The CARE project team promotes citizen science activities with several schools in the region

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The pilot project CARE (Citizen Arenas for improved environmental quality & resources use in SMART-ER cities), financed under the “ECIU University Research Institute for Smart European Regions” project, brings together six partners of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities – ECIU. Some of the activities in this project, under the responsibility of the University of […]

21 Feb

CESAM/DBio researcher on the podcast “90 segundos de ciência”

Image credit: “90 segundos de ciência” On February 19th, researcher João Pedro Coelho (CESAM/DBio) appeared on “90 segundos de ciência” to discuss his research on the effectiveness of reintroducing seagrasses to decontaminate sediments in the Ria de Aveiro. In the podcast, the researcher highlighted the history of industrial contamination and the current challenges with still […]

19 Feb

Kickoff meeting of the European Project CURIOSOIL

The kickoff meeting for the project “CURIOSOIL – Awakening Soil Curiosity to catalyse Soil Literacy” began today, February 19th, and will continue until February 21st at the facilities of Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva de Aveiro. This project represents a concerted effort to enrich knowledge and education about soil, in response to the challenges posed by […]

14 Feb

CESAM Researcher participates in Euromarine Open Science Day 2024

On February 13th, researcher Paulo Baganha from CESAM/DGeo and representative of CESAM in the network, attended the Euromarine Open Science Day 2024, where he presented a paper titled “Global warming and coastal changes: Application of Artificial Intelligence techniques in coastal erosion risk assessment”. This year’s event, organized by Euromarine, focused on the theme “Science at […]

12 Feb

Discovery of a new species of marigold in North Africa

Image credit: University of Aveiro Researchers from the University of Aveiro (UA), in collaboration with teams from other institutions, have discovered two new species and eight new subspecies of plant, in this case, marigold, in various areas of North Africa. The studies were carried out over several years, and the fieldwork began in 2009 in […]

12 Feb

CESAM Research Contributes to Environmental Decisions

At the end of January 2024, the Portuguese Environment Agency made the historic decision not to extend the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Montijo airport project, based on solid scientific grounds. This decision was strongly influenced by six scientific studies focused on avifauna, four of which were conducted by researchers from CESAM. The CESAM […]

12 Feb

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – CESAM 2024

On the 11th of February, we honor and celebrate the remarkable women of the CESAM community, acknowledging their invaluable contributions, exceptional talent, unwavering dedication, and trailblazing spirit. Wishing you all a joyful International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2024!

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