Research

Current research interests

Gender and public policies

Third sector organizations/Social economy

Gender relations and structural change in academia

Evaluation methodologies for social policies, programs and projects

Gender and Knowledge

Research Projects

2020-08 - 2020-05 - "Mulheres e Homens em tempo de pandemia. Trabalho, rendimento, condições de vida", coordinated by Lina Coelho, sponsored by FCT.

2020-08 - 2020-05 - "Pandemia e Academia em casa - que efeitos no ensino, investigação e carreira? Estudo sobre as mudanças no sistema científico e de ensino superior", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by FCT.

2018-06-01 - 2022-05-31 - "SUPERA - Supporting the Promotion of Equality in Research and Academia", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by European Commission H2020 Programme.
    Project Partnership:
              - Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
              - Università Degly Studi di Cagliari (ÚNICA)
              - Central European University (CEU)
              - Ministério de Economía, industria y Competitividad (MINECO)
              - Regione Autonoma della Sardegna (RAS)
              - YW Yellow Window
              - SCIENCES PO Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques

2018-02-01 - 2018-05-31 - "Tribunal Resolve", coordinated by Catarina Frade, sponsored by Ministério da Justiça.

2017-11-01 - 2018-07-31 - "Estudo de avaliação de impacto do projeto piloto "engenheira por um dia"", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Secretaria de Estado da Cidadania e Igualdade.

2016-01-06 - 2019-05-31 - "Decide: Deficiência e autodeterminação: o desafio da "vida independente" em Portugal", coordinated by Fernando Fontes, sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.

2015-06-05 - 2016-07-04 - "Local Gender Equality - Mainstreaming de género nas comunidades locais", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by EEAGrants, .

2013 - 2013 - "Consultancy for the Gender Equality Plan of the Municipality of Coimbra, sponsored for Human Potential Operational Programme", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Municipality of Coimbra.

2012-03 - 2013-09 - "Assessment study of the integration of the gender perspective within structural funding during the programming period 2007-2013", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by IGFSE.

2009-08 - 2010-12 - " Project Consultancy "Gender Equality as an Exercise of Citizenship"", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by ANIMAR.

2009-08 - 2010-09 - "Assessment Study of the 3rd National Plan for Gender Equality", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by CIG - Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality.

2008-02 - 2009-05 - "Costs of parenthood from the perspective of individuals, organizations and the state", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by FCT.

2007-09 - 2008-01 - "Ex-post evaluation of the intervention project "Horizons"", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by POEFDS - Employment, Training and Social Development Operational Programme.

2005-10 - 2007-12 - "Ex-ante, on-going and ex-post evaluation of the intervention project "Socially Responsible Enterprises"", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by EQUAL.
    Project Partnership:
              - CTCV - Centro Tecnológico Cerâmica e Vidro
              - PRIMUS MGV - Promoção e Desenvolvimento Regional
              - IEBA - Centro de Iniciativas Empresariais Beira-Aguieira
              - CIVEC - Centro de Formação Profissional da Indústria de Vestuário e Confecção
              - Sandra Lopes ­ Consultoria; Instituto de Apoio às Pequenas e Médias Empresas e ao Investimento
              - MICROPLÁSTICOS
              - GRASIL ­CONFECÇÕES
              - EMPRESA DAS CALDAS DA SAÚDE
              - CERAGÊS - Produtos Utilitários em Grés
              - APCER - Associação Portuguesa de Certificação
              - VIANAS - MAQUINAS, FERRAMENTAS E MATERIAL DE INCÊNDIO

2005-08 - 2007-03 - "Diagnosis and Prospective study of the role of NGOs in Promoting Equal Opportunities for Women and Men", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by CIDM - Commission for equality and women's rights .

2002-08 - 2005-02 - "Ex-ante, on-going and ex-post evaluation of the intervention project "Equal - Action for Equality"", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by EQUAL.

2002-08 - 2004-08 - "Motherhood and fatherhood in the workplace: impact of maternity and paternity - protection legislation in human resources management", coordinated by Virgínia Ferreira, sponsored by CITE - Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment.