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Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus 2018 – 17.01.2019 – 20.02.2019

CIMA will host candidates who wish to apply for the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) Programme Stimulus of Scientific Employment. This Call concerns PhD holders (National, Foreign and Stateless) who wish...

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InnovAzul

  CIMA in Cadiz, represented by Professor Flávio Martins on the First International meeting InnovAzul, focused on innovation for the sea-related economic sectors in the Iberian Peninsula: Fisheries and Aquaculture, Manufacturing...

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Jornada comemorativa do Dia Nacional do Mar 2018, 16 de novembro

A Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa (SGL), o Gabinete do Almirante Chefe do Estado-Maior da Armada e Autoridade Marítima Nacional, o Comité Português para a Comissão Oceanográfica Intergovernamental (IOC-UNESCO) e...

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Ocean Science for a Sustainable Blue Economy

On the occasion of the official visit of the Kings of Belgium to Portugal, FCT (Portugal), AIR Center and VLIZ (Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium) organized a seminar under the theme...

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Sustainable Development of the Ocean: A Necessity

Last year, an International Conference took place at the University of Algarve to pay tribute to the late Professor Mário Ruivo, a renowned biologist, oceanographer, humanist, democrat and a well-known...

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Visit of the Ambassador of South Africa

"On 11 October, the Ambassador of South Africa visited CIMA and attended a general presentation of the activities that the center is carrying out in various areas. A cooperation was...

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Maria João Bebianno participated as a member of the Expert Group for the Evaluation of the Ocean State, last September

Maria João Bebianno, currently a member of the Expert Group for the Evaluation of the Ocean State, including socio-economic aspects of the United Nations known as the Regular Process, participated...

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Participation on the 31st Congress of the European Society of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry organized by CIMAR

Taina Garcia da Fonseca and Maria João Bebianno participated in Porto at the 31st Congress of the European Society of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry organized by CIMAR and Taina Fonseca...

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CIMA participation to the Fiducial Inter-Comparison Experiment for Sentinel-3 at the "Acqua Alta Oceanographic Tower" 8 – 18 July 2018

To ensure the capability to perform ground-based measurements of ocean color parameters traceable to SI standards, CIMA took part to the field experiment organized by ESA within the “Fiducial Reference...

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Cima participated in the 5th Edition of Conferences of Hydrographic Engineering

CIMA participated in the 5th edition of Conferences of Hydrographic Engineering 2018 organized by the Hydrographic Institute that was realized from 19 to 21 June. CIMA’s coordinator Maria João Bebianno...

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Cima is on "Ciência 2018" with many interesting themes

CIMA participates actively with different themes on the meeting “Ciência 2018”, organized by Foundation to Science Technology and  (FCT) in collaboration with Nationatinal Agency of Scientific Culture and Parliament Commission...

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CIMA researchers are developing a technology that allows using micro seaweeds to produce biofuels.

A research team from CIMA lead by Sara Raposo is making a new strategy to promote the technological development of micro seaweeds biotechnology on the energy, health, cosmetic and aquaculture...

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European Parliament in Brussels

The European Parliament in Brussels, represented by Ricardo Serrão organized a workshop integrated on the initiative AZORES

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MARIE CURIE ACTIONS

The CIMA-UAlg researchers are welcoming collaborations with outstanding postdoctoral researchers in the frame of the 2018 Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA IFs).   Specifically, we are keen to host potential candidates for...

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CIMA is RECRUTING

It is now open a call for 1 Research grant for Doctor post in Coastal Oceanography, within the project MONITOR - Multi-model investigation of tidal energy converter reliability (EAPA_333/2016), co-funded...

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The Center continues the study on the effect of microplastics on bivalves

It is estimated that there are currently 150 million tons of plastics in the oceans, and that by 2050 they could reach 850 million tons, when more plastic is expected...

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Salinity Measurements along the Guadiana Estuary

CIMA did a survey on the 17 April 2018 to measure the salinity variations along the Guadiana estuary. First results indicate that the salinity front is at only 20 km from...

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Calls

Euromarine: De 4 de Abril a 31 de Maio; Orçamento participativo Portugal: Submissão de propostas até 24 de Abril; Candidaturas ao CRESC: Prazo termina a 26 de Abril; PRIMA Calls: 17 de Abril. Calls...

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