Assistant Professor of Environmental Chemistry at the University of Évora since 1996. In the period of 1996 to 2008 she taught disciplines connected with environmental chemistry in the domain of pollution and environmental monitoring. After 2008 she began to teach disciplines such as Heritage and Sustainable Development, in collaboration with Filipe Themudo Barata, and also to do research in the domain of monitoring indicators, together with Filipe Themudo Barata and José Manuel de Mascarenhas. Since 2012 she is a collaborator of CIDEHUS. She has a degree and a PhD in Chemistry from the Faculty of Sciences (FCUL) and the High Technical Institute (IST) of the University of Lisbon, respectively.
Selected publications on heritage:
- 2012 – “Is it possible to keep heritage landscapes original functions? Remarks on land degradation threats and monitoring indicators”, in: Landscapes: Perception, Knowledge, Awareness, and Action, Volume 1, 2012. With Filipe Themudo Barata and José Manuel de Mascarenhas (ISBN 978-1-935494-34-8, LCCN: 2012938421)
- 2011 – “Monitoring indicators as an important tool to assess the quality of heritage landscape along the time”. In The Problems of Landscape Ecology. Four Dimensions of Landscape. Vol. XXX (2011), pp. 241-248. Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies of the University of Warsaw and Polish Association for Landscape Ecology (eds.), Warsaw. With Filipe Themudo Barata and José Manuel de Mascarenhas.
- 2011 – “Why cultural landscapes have different values? Thinking about heritage landscape evaluation and monitoring tools”, in: Journal of Landscape Ecology, 4(1) (2011) 5-17. With Filipe Themudo Barata and José Manuel de Mascarenhas (ISSN: 1803-2427)