Isabel Ferreira


Biography

Currently, I integrate the co-coordination of the URBiNAT project - Healthy corridors and drivers of social housing neighborhoods for the coordination of social, environmental and marketable NBS, European project funded by H2020, where I coordinate the participation and governance components (2017-2023). In 2015-2016 I've integrated the team from the project EMPATIA - Enabling Multichannel Participation Trough ICT Adaptations, an European project funded by H2020. Since 2015, I collaborate with the Executive Agency for Research (European Commission) as an independent expert for applications evaluation. Between 2010 and 2020 I've dedicated to the PhD project Governance, citizenship and participation in small and medium-sized cities: a comparative study between Portuguese and Canadian cities. The project is funded by the PhD Scholarship of the Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/129936/2017) and by research grants from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the International Council of Canadian Studies. My 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 I coordinated, collaborated and developed various plans and projects between 2001 and 2012. Portuguese, graduated in Geography, with specialization in Environmental Studies at University of Coimbra (Portugal), with specialization in Environmental Impact Studies at University of Murcia (Spain) and Master in Territorial and Environmental Planning at the New University of Lisbon (Portugal).


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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