Paulo Peixoto



Paulo Peixoto is Associate Professor with Aggregation at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (FEUC) and researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES), integrating the thematic line "Urban cultures, sociability and participation". He is member of: International Institute for Research and Action on Academic Fraud and Plagiarism (Board of directors); Research Group "Art, Culture and Power" (CNPq/UERJ), university where he was Visiting Professor in 2014; Research Group "Geography, Tourism and Cultural Heritage" (CNPq/UNICAMP). He is a collaborator of the research group on "Urban and Cultural Studies Laboratory" (CNPq/UFS) and the research group "City, Culture and Difference" (CNPq/Univille). He integrates the Ibero-American Academic Integrity Research Network and the Observatory of Education and Training Policies (CES/ULHT). He is the Student Ombudsman of the University of Coimbra. He is President of the Board of the Portuguese Sociological Association. He has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Coimbra (2007), a degree (in 1994, with part of the training carried out at the Catholic University of Louvain) and a Master's degree (1997) in Sociology from the University of Coimbra. He currently runs research projects on heritage and tourism and on higher education. Paulo develops extension activities, coordinating the evaluation of social intervention projects and public policies. He has held various management positions at the Centre for Social Studies, the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra and at SNESup. Current research interests focus on the fields of cities and urban cultures, heritage, tourism, mobility, higher education and science and education policies.

Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Peixoto, Paulo (2021), Integridade na prática científica, in Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Educação (ANPEd) (org.), Ética e pesquisa em Educação: subsídios. Rio de Janeiro: ANPEd, 48-55

Book Chapter

Bergadaà, Michelle; Peixoto, Paulo (2021), L'intégrité académique : une urgence prioritaire (introduction), in Michelle bergadaà e Paulo Peixoto (org.), L'urgence de l'intégrité académique. Caen: EMS, 23-28


Bergadaà, Michelle; Peixoto, Paulo (orgs.) (2021), L'urgence de l'intégrité académique. Caen: EMS