BIOGRAPHY

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

September 1988 onwards

  • Name of employer: Escola Secundária de Jaime Moniz
  • Occupation or position held: Tenured Teacher
  • Teaching subjects: Biology and Geology (grade 10) and Biology (grade12) since SY2004/05; Earth and Life Sciences (grades 10/11) and Biology Laboratory Techniques (grades 10/11/12) SY between 1993/94 and 2003/04; Ecology (grade 10) and Biology (grades 10/11) SY between 1988/89 and 1992/93.
  • Other activities and responsibilities: Director of Biological Sciences Teaching Laboratories (SY 1998/99 to 2004/05); Pedagogical Supervisor (SY 1992/93 to 1994/95); Science Club Sponsor (SY 1989/90 to 1992/93 and SY 1995/96).

 

September 1987 to August 1988

  • Name of employer: Escola Secundária do Funchal
  • Occupation or position held: Tenured Teacher
  • Teaching subjects: Biology (grades 8/9).
  • Other activities and responsibilities: Director of Biological Sciences Teaching Laboratory and Class Tutor

 

September 1986 to August 1987

  • Name of employer: Escola Secundária de Jaime Moniz
  • Occupation or position held: Probationary Teacher
  • Teaching subjects: Natural Sciences (grade 7) and Biology (grade 9)
  • Other activities and responsibilities: Class tutor

 

October 1985 to August 1986

  • Name and address of employer: Escola Secundária Nº2 de Aveiro
  • Occupation or position held: Student Teacher (2 semesters)
  • Teaching subjects: Natural Sciences (grade 7), Biology (grade 9) as regular teacher and Biology (grade 10) at the supervisors class

 

QUALIFICATIONS

July 2007

Earth and Life Sciences MSc Degree, University of Madeira, Portugal. Postgraduated Master Thesis - The recent history of natural landscape of Madeira Island - using old and new photograph resources as comparative elements.

June 1986

Biology and Geology Teaching Degree, University of Aveiro, Portugal Former licence and now under new Bologna reform divided into two parts: 3-year licenciate degree (Bachelors) + 2 - year Master's (undergraduated master). Principal subjects/occupational skills covered: Academic learning and practical teaching experience (Ten semesters); Development of Monograph: Fitohormones; Project: Map of Surficial Geology in Canelas area, Aveiro.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATION

Director of Biological Sciences Teaching Laboratories (SY 1998/99 to 2004/05); Pedagogical Supervisor (SY 1992/93 to 1994/95); Science Club Sponsor (SY 1989/90 to 1992/93 and SY 1995/96).

  • Visiting Research Student in Victoria University, British Colombia, Canada, Jul_Ag2011, supervised by Professor Eric Higgs of School of Environmental Studies.
  • Experimental Design & Statistics II: Community Ecology, April 2008.
  • Flora and Vegetation of Madeira Island, July 2007
  • In Vitro Seed Germination: Propagation techniques for endangered species of Native Flora of Madeira, March 2004
  • Bryophytes of Madeira Island, July 2003
  • Scientific illustration, April 1992
  • Multivariate Analysis in the Fields of Biology, April 1991
  • Ecology and Nature Conservation, November 1990

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News

08/03/2018 09:22

Official Poster for the Congress FloraMac2018, Madeira Island

Registration: www.uma.pt/floramac2018  

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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

Our new website has been launched today. Tell your visitors why you have started a new presentation and how it benefits them. Mention your goals and project advantages. Try to briefly give your visitors reasons why they should return to your pages.

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