Communicating the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in the media: An international portrait

Alexandre Oliveira Tavares

Neide Areia

June 18, 2021, 15h00 (GMT+1)

Online event

Under the series CES, Health and Epistemologies of the South, this seminar counts on interventions by Alexandre Tavares (CES) and Neide Areia (CES). 

Bio notes

Alexandre Oliveira Tavares
 holds a PhD. in Geological Engineering from Coimbra University, in the specialization of Environmental Geology and Land Use Planning He is an associate professor with Agregation in the School of Sciences and Technology. He is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, where he has been working in Risk Analysis and Management, Landscape Evolution and Land Use Planning, with focus on susceptibility mapping, natural resources management and public policies. He is a researcher of the Observatory of Risk (OSIRIS) of the Centre for Social Studies. Teacher in the interfaculty Mater in Social Dynamics, Natural and Technological Risks course and in the PhD interuniversity course in Territory, Risk and Public Policies. Head of the Earth Sciences Deparment of the FCTUC. Member of the Scientific Panel of the National Strategy for Adapting to Climate Change ENAAC 2020. Member of the National Platform for Disaster Reduction. Since 2019 Executive President of the Public Centro Litoral Water Company.

Neide P. Areia is a Junior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra. She holds a Ph.D. in Psychology (2018). She currently integrates the research team of the Risk AquaSoil project (INTERREG), in which she has been conducting research on environmental applied psychology and communication sciences. Her research interests are environmental social science, risk communication and sustainable development.


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