University degrees, diplomas and academic public assessments

2007 - Habilitation in Sociology, School of Economics, University of Coimbra

1993 - PhD in Sociology (Theories and Methodologies in Sociology), School of Economics, University of Coimbra

1984 - Provas de Aptidão Pedagógica e Capacidade Científica, University of Minho (very good)

1981 - Postgraduate Course in Education - Methodology of Teaching in History and Social Science, University of London, Institute of Education

1980 - First Degree in History, Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto

Field of specialisation

Sociologia da Saúde

Sociology of Science and Technology

Other fields

Political Sociology

Social and Cultural Theory

Sociology of Culture