Research

Current research interests

Sociologia da Ciência e do Conhecimento

Sociology of science and technology

Sociology of law

Democracy and Citizenship

Social Studies of science and technology, with a focus on the relationship between science and law

Research Projects

2017 - 2017 - "do Projeto Exchange: Forensic Geneticists and the Transnational Exchange of DNA data in the European Union: Engaging Science with Social Control, Citizenship and Democracy (ERC Grant agreement No 648608)", coordinated by Helena Machado, sponsored by European Research Council.

2016-01-01 - 2019-01-01 - "Configurações da Tecnologia de ADN no sistema de justiça criminal português: análise de casos judicias e perspetiva dos juizes portugueses", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

2014 - 2016 - "Tecnologias de governabilidade e investigação criminal: ciência, política e controlo social ", coordinated by Claudia Fonseca e Helena Machado, sponsored by FCT/CAPES.

2013-01-15 - 2016-01-13 - "Trajetórias dos Vestígios em cenário de crime(SFRH/BPD/63806/2009). ", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

2011 - 2013 - "Bases de Dados de perfis de ADN com própósitos forenses em Portugal - questões actuais de âmbito ético, prático e político", coordinated by Helena Machado, sponsored by FCT.

2010 - 2013 - "O ADN e a investigação criminal - uma análise sociológica comparativa da sua evolução e impactos em Portugal e no Reino Unido", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

2010 - 2012 - "Mothers and fathers after the "biological truth"? Gender, inequalities and parental roles in the cases of investigation of paternity ", coordinated by Helena Machado, sponsored by FCT.

2009-04-01 - 2012 - "" EPOKs - European Patient Organizations in Knowledge Society", ", coordinated by Professor Doutor João Arriscado Nunes, sponsored by Financiado por 7th Framework Science and Society ..

2001 - 2004 - "Europeu Pubacc - Analysing Public Accountability Procedures in Contemporary European Contexts", coordinated by João Arriscado Nunes, sponsored by União Europeia.

2000 - 2003 - "Life Sciences in European Society", coordinated by Prof. Doutor Jorge Correia Jesuíno, sponsored by European Commission.

2000 - 2002 - "As Mediações da Ciência e a Gestão da Incerteza. O caso das ciências biomédicas e da saúde", coordinated by João Arriscado Nunes, sponsored by FCT (PRAXIS/P/SOC/14201/1998).

2000 - 2002 - "EUDEB - European Debates on Biotechnology", coordinated by Jorge Correia Jesuíno, sponsored by UE.

1998 - 2001 - "ADAPTA - Assessing Debate and Paticipative Technology Assessment", coordinated by João Arriscado Nunes, sponsored by UE.

1998 - 2001 - "Portuguese Society and the Challenges of Globalization", coordinated by Professor Doutor Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by FCT.

1998 - 2000 - "A CIência e os seus Públicos", coordinated by Maria Eduarda Gonçalves, sponsored by Observatório da Ciência e Tecnologia.