Isabel Ferreira


Biography

Portuguese researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, she is a member of the co-coordination team of the URBiNAT project, focusing on its participation and governance components. She holds a PhD in Sociology, Cities and Urban Cultures, with the thesis dissertation "Governance, citizenship and participation in small and medium-sized cities: a comparative study between Portuguese and Canadian cities", funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/129936/2017) and mobility grants from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the International Council of Canadian Studies. Between 2015-2016 she integrated the team of the H2020 project EMPATIA. Since 2015, she also has been collaborating regularly with the Executive Agency for Research (European Commission) as an independent expert. She graduated in Geography, with specialization in Environmental Studies at University of Coimbra (Portugal), and specialized in Environmental Impact Studies at University of Murcia (Spain), and holds a Master in Territorial and Environmental Planning at the New University of Lisbon (Portugal). Her professional experience is mainly related to local planning in environmental, territorial, cultural, educational and sports planning, having held technical functions at the Municipality of Barcelos where she coordinated, collaborated and developed various plans and projects between 2001 and 2012.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Silva, Beatriz; Ferreira, Isabel; Nunes, Nathalie (2021), "O potencial inovador e de co-produção social em soluções de regeneração urbana / The innovative potential and social co-production in urban regeneration solutions", Brazilian Journal of Business, 3, 1, 1138-1153

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Article in Scientific journal

Caitana, Beatriz; Ferreira, Isabel; Fonseca de Campos, Paulo (2020), "Cocriação de Soluções baseadas na Natureza envolvendo comunidades e as oportunidades de diálogo Europa-Brasil", Parcerias Estratégicas, 25, 50, junho de 2020, 189-216

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Book Chapter

Ferreira, Isabel; Allegretti, Giovanni (2020), Local Democratic Innovations in Africa: macro-trends in a complex continent, in Elstub, Stephen; Escobar, Oliver (org.), Handbook of Democratic Innovations and Governance. Camberley, Surrey: Edward Elgar Publishing

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