Rita Campos


Biography

Rita Campos is a biologist, holding a PhD in Biology by the University of Porto. After several years working on evolution and population genetics, and following some action on science communication and non-formal education that has been implementing since 2009, starts in September 2016 a path dedicated to research on Science Communication and Non-Formal Science Education. This research is developed in the Centre for Social Studies (CES, University of Coimbra), with the collaboration of the Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources-Research Network in Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology (CIBIO-InBIO, University of Porto) and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN, Brazil). The aim is to contribute to an active public participation in decisions regarding the rational use of the natural resources, proposing the development of communication tools that emphasizes the benefits of protection and rational use of biodiversity on health, using results from current research on these topics and formats that privileges an approach between public and researchers.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Campos, Rita; Fernandes, Lúcia (2019), Health Education for Awareness and Behavioral Change and Influence, in Leal Filho W., Wall T., Azeiteiro U., Azul A., Brandli L., Özuyar P. (org.), Good Health and Well-Being. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, online first

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Article in Scientific journal

Campos, Rita (2018), "Museus universitários de ciência enquanto pontes no conhecimento: extensão, inclusão, sustentabilidade", Extensão & Sociedade, Edição especial, 47-59

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Article in Scientific journal

Campos, Rita; Almeida, Conceição; Araújo, Magnólia (2018), "Ensinar Genética e Evolução por meio de jogos didáticos: superando concepções alternativas de professores de ciências em formação.", Genética na Escola, 13, 1, 24-37