GRANTS & PROJECTS FUNDED
*(2012-2015) Post-Doctoral Fellowship funded by the Azorean Regional
Fund for Science (FRC)
*(2008-2011) Doctoral Fellowship funded by the Azorean Regional
Direction for Science, Technology and Communications (DRCTC)
Team Member in the following funded projects:
* 2013 - VegMapMAD: Using Satellite Imagery for Vegetation Mapping in
Madeira and Porto Santo Islands. UNAMUNO Programme's cooperation
action between University of the Azores and University of Madeira.
* 2013 - 2015 – European Information System for Alien Species.
EU-funded COST Action # TD1209.
* 2013 - 2015 – CLIVAGE: Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in
Small Islands. FCT Project: PTDC/AAC-CLI/120882/2010.
* 2011 - 2013 – DORIS_NET: Downstream Observatory organized by Regions
active in Space – Network. Coordinated and Support Action within
Seventh Research Framework Programme FP7 3rd Space Call,
SPA.2010.1.1-07 Coordination Acton (CSA), “Fostering downstream
activities and links with regions”. Budget: 1.119.837,00€
* 2010 - 2013 – SMARTPARKS: Protected Areas’ Planning and Management
System for small islands. FCT Project: PTDC/AAC-AMB/098786/2008.
Budget: 196.440,00€ (https://www.projectosmartparks.com)
* 2010 – 2012 – WOODY BIOMASS: Assessing the use of woody biomass for
energy production in the Azores Islands. Green Island / MIT Portugal
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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...
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.
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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