Current research interests

Sociology of Risk

Governance of natural resources

Environment and value pluralism: decision beyond incommensurability

Research Projects

2010-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - "BeCom - Choice beyond (in)commensurability: controversies and public decision making on territorial sustainable development", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

2010-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - "Nuclear Portugal: Physics, Technology, Medicine and Environment (1910-2010)", coordinated by Tiago Figueiredo Saraiva, sponsored by FCT.

2010-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - "SCRAM - Crises, risk-management and new socio-ecological arrangements for forests: a perspective from science and technology studies ", coordinated by Rita Serra, sponsored by FCT.

2008-01-01 - 2008-06-30 - "Radiofréquences : identification des sources de controverse. Le cas de la RFID", coordinated by Laura Draetta, sponsored by Fondation Santé et Radiofréquences.

2006 - 2009 - "Sociology of the Production of Knowledge About Work Related Illness", coordinated by Annie Thébaud-Mony, sponsored by ANR, France.

2003 - 2005 - "Activation Policy and Local Services Planning", coordinated by Ota de Leonardis, sponsored by MIUR, Italy.

2002 - 2004 - "Do Environmental conflicts have an end? Crisis of the representation, forms of mediation and closure of controversies about uses of nature in France and Europe", coordinated by Bruno Latour, sponsored by CNRS, France.

2000 - 2002 - "Urban Welfare and Social Quality Standards", coordinated by Ota de Leonardis, sponsored by MURST, Italy.