CULTIVAR RESEARCHERS – Andreia Cação

Hello, my name is Andreia Cação, I have a degree in Anthropology, and I am currently in the last year of my Masters in Ecology at the University of Coimbra. The thesis that I have been developing is entitled “The importance of local knowledge for sustainable agroecological systems: a case study in the Sabugal region.” […]

Open Day of the FUSILLI Project – Hugo Gaspar and Sara Lopes

Follow the link and watch a short video about the participation of Hugo Gaspar (CULTIVAR technician) and Sara Lopes (doctoral student) in the Open Day of the FUSILLI Project – Castelo Branco. Hugo and Sara represented the FLOWer Lab (Centre for Functional Ecology – Science for People & the Planet) at the University of Coimbra […]

CULTIVAR RESEARCHERS – Alberto Cardoso

Alberto Cardoso started his master’s degree in 2020 and since then it has been held at the Laboratory of Plant Biodiversity of the University of Coimbra. The theme of the master’s dissertation is part of the CULTIVAR project, namely in the line of research that envisions the enhancement of endogenous resources of Beira Interior. In […]

CULTIVAR in the Expresso newspaper – Sílvia Castro

Sílvia Castro, co-PI of FLOWer Lab, spoke with Hugo Séneca from Expresso about the importance of pollinators for plants, and consequently biodiversity and food security!

CULTIVAR Participation – Joana Costa

Researcher Joana Costa, from the Centre for Functional Ecology – Science for People & the Planet, was one of the speakers of the webinar “Valorization of Endogenous Resources: what treasures your region hides”, which took place on May 19 at 4 pm! Joana Costa presented the theme: “CULTIVAR – Network for sustainable development and innovation […]

CULTIVAR THESIS IN A MINUTE – Elsa Baltazar

Elsa Baltazar, a PhD student, is developing her project entitled “Integrated approach to the characterization, conservation and enhancement of cherry and sour cherry genetic resources” at the Centre for Functional Ecology – Science for People & the Planet at the University of Coimbra (FCTUC Department of Life Sciences – UC) and within the scope of […]

CULTIVAR RESEARCHERS – Hugo Gaspar

I graduated from the University of Coimbra where I completed a degree in Biology in 2018 and a master’s degree in Biodiversity and Plant Biotechnology in 2020. I developed a lot of interest in entomology and botany, with particular attention to taxonomy and ecology in the context of pollination but also to communication of science. […]

CULTIVAR THESIS IN A MINUTE – Elsa Baltazar

Elsa Baltazar, a PhD student, is developing her project entitled “Integrated approach to the characterization, conservation and enhancement of cherry and sour cherry genetic resources” at the Centre for Functional Ecology – Science for People & the Planet at the University of Coimbra (FCTUC Department of Life Sciences – UC) and within the scope of […]

CULTIVAR RESEARCHERS – Celina Barroca

At a time when biodiversity is increasingly valued and increasingly threatened, the need for trained botanists was, is and will be increasingly important. For this reason, I completed a Masters’s in Plant Biodiversity and Taxonomy at The University of Edinburgh (Scotland, 2014) and before that, I graduated from the Escola Superior Agrária de Bragança of […]

Master’s Thesis by Andreia Cação

As part of her Master’s thesis, student Andreia Cação organized a survey aimed at people who know the municipality of Sabugal well (if they were born, live, live, work in the municipality, etc.). The questionnaire aims to contribute to the appreciation of chestnuts, chestnut trees and chestnut groves in the Sabugal region. The questionnaire is […]

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