Current research interests

Media and Masculinities

Alteridade e Representações Mediáticas

Internet, Privacy and Security

Research Projects

2019-02-01 - 2021-01-31 - "Promotion, Awareness Raising and Engagement of men in Nurture Transformations", coordinated by Tatiana Moura, sponsored by Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Commission.

2018-10-01 - 2021-09-30 - "(De)Coding Masculinities: Towards an enhanced understanding of media's role in shaping perceptions of masculinities in Portugal", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

2018-06-15 - 2021-06-14 - "(De)OTHERING - Deconstructing Risk and Otherness: hegemonic scripts and counter-narratives on migrants/refugees and 'internal Others' in Portuguese and European mediascapes"", coordinated by Gaia Giuliani e Sílvia Roque, sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

2018-01-01 - 2019-12-31 - "EQUI-X - Promoting innovative-strategies addressing the construction of gender identities and engaging men and boys in non-violent models of masculinity", coordinated by Bakea Alonso Fernández de Avilés, sponsored by Comissão Europeia.
    Project Partnership:
              - CEPAIM-ES
              - Beweging tegen Geweld
              - Dissens
              - Status M

2015-02-01 - 2015-06-30 - "Media and Masculinities in Nigeria", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by DFID.
    Project Partnership:
              - Voices for Change (V4C) - Nigeria
              - GRM International / Palladium

2015-01-01 - 2020-12-31 - "Cidades e regiões - a paradiplomacia portuguesa", coordinated by Professor Luís Moita, Observare, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

2015 - 2016 - "EMERGE - Men, Boys and Gender Equality", coordinated by Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Promundo-US,Sonke Gender Justice Network, sponsored by DFID.
    Project Partnership:
              - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
              - Promundo-US
              - Sonke Gender Justice Network

2013 - 2016 - " "Adapting the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), to urban settings of Post-Conflict and Urban Violence: "IMAGES-PC+UV" "", coordinated by Tatiana Moura e Sílvia Roque, sponsored by International Development Research Centre - Canada.
    Project Partnership:
              - Centro de Formação Jurídica e Judiciária (Maputo)
              - Peace Research Institute Oslo
              - Instituto Promundo

2012 - 2014 - "Emerging Powers", coordinated by Teresa de Almeida Cravo, sponsored by Coordenado por Grupo de Estudos para a Paz, financiado por Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre..
    Project Partnership:
              - Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

2011-09-01 - 2013-12-31 - "EN "Women, Peace and Security: the implementation of the Security Council Resolution 1325 in Portugal"", coordinated by Tatiana Moura e Teresa Cunha, sponsored by Comissão para a Igualdade de Género.
    Project Partnership:
              - Acção para a Justiça e Paz


ECREA - European Communication Research and Education Association

European Doctorate Enhancement (EDEN) in Peace and Conflict Studies -

MenCare -