Manuel Valença

Research Group

Governance, Economy and Citizenry

On-Line Profiles

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Short Bio

Academic background in Science Communication (ISCSP – University of Lisbon) and Teaching of Biology and Geology (Aveiro University). Master in Science Communication (FCSH – New University of Lisbon), with final project: “Science Communication – a practical guide for scientists”. Professional experience as: high school science teacher at Ovar High School; Science explainer and coordinator of the science explainers team at Fábrica – Science Center of Aveiro; Science communication officer at the Communication Office of the Science Faculty – University of Lisbon. Presently, research assistant at the project “Mobilization of Resources for Public Engagement with Science and technology (MORE_PE) at DINAMIA’CET in ISCTE – IUL.

Research Interests

Communication Sciences and Science Communication

Main Projects

Mobilization of Resources for Public Engagement with Science and Technology (MORE_PE)

Main Publications

Sebastião, S. P., Dias, V. V., & Valença, M. (2016) News Coverage, Media Relations and Public Affairs: the case of “Escutas de Belém”. Observatório (OBS*) Journal, 10(2), 31-54.

Science Communication: A practical guide for scientists – Final project at Masters degree. FCSH – New Lisbon University, 2016

Valença, M. (2013) From competitive factors to branding strategies in Portugal, a destination to communicate. The communication in Tourism. ISCSP – Lisbon University.

Sebastião S., Valença M., Miranda M. (2008) Carvalho R., Dias V. Digital Advertising in the Homepages of the Portuguese Daily Newspapers: the cases of Correio da Manhã, Diário de Notícias and Público. Observatório (OBS*) Journal, Special issue Networked belonging and Networks of belonging – COST ACTION ISO906 Transforming Audiences, Transforming societies, 029-050.

Claro, P., Goodfellow, B., Trincão, P., Oliveira, J., Valença, M., Pereira, T., Assis, f., Mendes, I., Marques, c., Ferreira, D., Rodrigues, H., Cardoso, M. (2008) Química por tabela. A science show. Chemistry Portuguese Society Boletin, Nº 110.

Updated: 31/05/2017

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