BIOGRAPHY

Employment history

 
2004-2012: Professor, at the University of Madeira
1999-2004: Assistant Professor, at the University of Madeira
1989-1999:  Assistant Professor, at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
 
Main recent responsibilities:
Vice-President of the Biology Department, at the University of Madeira (2004-2006)
President of the Portuguese Phytossociological Association (2006-)
 
Phd - Thesis supervised
2010. Roberto Jardim: Flora and Vegetation of Port Santo (Madeira, Portugal) co-supervised by Prof. Carlos Aedo, Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid).
2008. Aida Pupo Correia: Landscape evolution in the Madeira archipelago: dynamics and Tempus. Co-supervised by Prof. José Aranha, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro).
2008. Maria Zita Ferreira: Biossistematics of the genus Andryala L. (Asteraceae), co-ssupervised by Prof. Inés Alvarez Fernández Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid).
2007. Albano Figueiredo: Natural Potential Vegetation and Climatic change scenarios in the Macaronseian contexto: The Madeira Island case.
 
Master - Thesis supervised
2013: Licínia Costa Ramos: "  “Plantas medicinais e aromáticas em ambiente urbano: “saberes” madeirenses no concelho do Funchal” (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Universidade Nova de Lisboa, mestrado em Antropologia especialidade Natureza e Conservação).
2011. Carlos Alberto Góis Marques: “Paleobotany in the Madeira island: the São Jorge site” (Master in Geology, speciality in Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon).
2012. Eduardo Macedo: “Case study on the agricultural levadas of Madeira. The Levada Calheta-Ponta do Pargo” (Ecotourism Master, University of Madeira).
2005-2007. Aida Maria Correia de Nóbrega Pupo Correia: Recent history of Madeira vegetation and landscape. The utilization of old image records and photos. (Master Ciências da Terra e da Vida, University of Madeira).
2005-2007. Ana Henriqueta Spínola Gomes da Conceição: Botanists in the Madeira archipelago in the XIXth century. (Master Ciências da Terra e da Vida, University of Madeira)
2005-2007. Maria Zita Ferreira: Biosystematics of the genus Andryala L. (Asteraceae) in Macaronesia (Madeira, Azores and Canary Islands)] (Master Ciências da Terra e da Vida, University of Madeira).
 
Recent responsibilities
Visitor at different Herbaria: Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid (MA), Montpellier (MPU), Herbaria of the University of Coimbra (COI), Botanical Garden of the University of Lisbon (LISU), Natural History Museum, London (BM), Kew (K), Génova (GE e GDOR), Firenze (FI, FI-Webb), Roma (RO), Catania (CAT).
2012. Organizing committee of International Symposium about the Macaronesian Flora “FLORAMAC 2012”. The meeting will take place from 5-8 September 2012 in University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira Island.
2010. Organizing committee of International Symposium about the Macaronesian Flora “FLORAMAC 2010”. The meeting will take place from 23-25 September 2010 in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores Islands.
2010. Mission to the Norte de Portugal, Flora Iberica expedition, June.
2009. Mission to Tunisia, March-April. Flora Iberica expedition/ Real Jardín Botánico (Madrid, Spain)
2007. Organizing committee. VI International Symposium on New Floricultural Crops ISHS Funchal, 12 a 15 Junho.
2007. Mission to Porto Santo e Madeira, expedição co-organizada com o Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid, 18 a 23 de Março.
2005. Organizing committee. 48th Symposium IAVS Lisboa 2005. Organização da Excursão Madeira (The vegetation of Madeira Island (Portugal). A brief overview and excursion guide. Quercetea 7: 105 -122.) de 18 a 23 de Julho (pre-symposium excursion).
2004. Organizing committee. V Encontro ALFA de Fitossociologia; Simpósio Internacional FIP 2004. Subordinado ao tema: História e Evolução da Vegetação, 7 a 10 de Setembro, Funchal (Madeira).
2001. Mission to Equador: Galápagos. 16 a 30 de Abril.
2000. Mission to the Azores collecting of herbarium specimens mainly Deschampsia e Holcus (Poaceae)
Thesis defence attendance
2011. Jan Jansen (Radboud University Nijmejen) subordinada ao tema “Vegetation of the Serra da Estrela and its management in a changing world”. Em 28 de Setembro.
2010. Elena Carrió (Universidade de Valência) subordinada ao tema “La hibridación en el origen y extinción de especies en el género Antirrhinum (Scrophulariaceae): el caso de las rupícolas amenazadas A. charidemi, A. subbaeticum y A. valentinum”. Avaliador!.
2010. Helena Canha Pinto Hespanhol (Universidade do Porto) subordinada ao tema “Bryophytes communities from rock outcrops: ecological characterization and conservation”. Em 7 de Janeiro de 2010 (arguente).
2009. Gina Maria de Oliveira Brito (Universidade de Aveiro) subordinada ao tema: Estratégias para a valorização do coberto vegetal da ilha do Porto Santo. Em 8 de Julho (vogal).
2007. Irene Gomes Câmara Camacho (Universidade da Madeira), subordinada ao tema: Estudo Aerobiológico da cidade do Funchal detecção bioquímica dos principais aeroalergénicos polínicos). Em 16 de Julho (vogal).
2005. Manuel Pimentel Pereira (Universidade da Corunha) subordinada ao tema: Estudio taxonómico y biogeográfico de las especies europeas del género Anthoxanthum L. (Poaceae: Pooideae: Avenae). Em 18 de Novembro.

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18/08/2018 09:22

FloraMac2018 congress, Funchal, Madeira Island (Portugal)

Please visit us at: www.uma.pt/floramac2018  Late Registrations still available. See you soon in Funchal!  

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02/01/2018 21:55

Congress FloraMac 2018 | Funchal | September 12-15

Official website comming soon! First circular: https://www.facebook.com/FloraMac2018/ or twitter.com/FloraMac2018

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15/01/2016 11:42

New Doctors in Biological Sciences

We are proud to announce that we have two new doctors in our Group: Zita Ferreira defended successfully her PhD. thesis entitled: “Biosystematics of the genus Andryala L. (Asteraceae)”.   Zita Ferreira thesis committee, from left to right: Miguel Sequeira, Carlos Neto, Jorge Capelo, Enrique...

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02/10/2014 11:42

XVII Congress of European Mycologists

Our Group is co-organizing the XVII Congress of European Mycologists, that will be held in Madeira Island in September 2015. Registration opening soon at www.xviicem.org. 

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29/07/2014 13:36

New Paper: Andryala perezii (Asteraceae), a New Species from the Canary Islands

Recently a new species of Andryala was described by our group. The study was published in the journal Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature, entitled "Andryala perezii (Asteraceae), a New Species from the Canary Islands". The comparison of Madeira and Canaries Island plants allowed...

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16/07/2013 14:13

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16/07/2013 14:12

Website launched

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