Cursos Avançados cE3c 2018/2019

Natural History Collections and Biodiversity

MUHNAC, Lisboa
Natural History Collections and Biodiversity
cE3c

Natural history museums are privileged spaces for seminal research on different subjects of biological sciences such as biodiversity, evolution, ecology, biogeography and taxonomy. This crucial role is due to the fact that they represent biological diversity repositories becoming huge libraries of information on Earth living organisms. The long-term sampling through various decades renders tonatural history collections an historic perspective that allows reconstructing a “memory”, sometimes secular, of natural patterns and processes. This aspect gains particular relevance nowadays because of the increasing rate of species extinctions and biodiversity decrease.

This course aims:

  • To evidence the importance of natural history collections for the study of biodiversity;
  • To show new tools and approaches to extract and disseminate biodiversity data from natural history collections;
  • To increase awareness of young researchers for the scientific and cultural value of Natural History Museums.

Date: January 28th, 2019 to February 1st, 2019
Deadline for Applications: January 7th, 2019

Talk @LASIGE, por Catarina Gamboa (LASIGE/FCUL and ISR/CMU).

Apresentação por Luís Correia (Ciências ULisboa), no âmbito da pré-programação da IBERAMIA 2022 - 17th Ibero-American Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

 

Philosophical metatheories have had a great development in recent times. They have been used to reconstruct theories in many different scientific fields, from physics to biology to the social sciences. However, they lack means to systematically test the adequacy of their products.

Seminário do Centro de Física Teórica e Computacional, por Artem Ryabov (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic).

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Um programa dirigido aos alunos de Licenciatura e de 1.º ano de Mestrado.

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O conceito de One Health assenta no reconhecimento da necessidade de abordar as políticas de saúde numa perspetiva de interdependência humano-animal-ambiente.

Cognitive sciences have approached social cognition from two complementary perspectives. On one hand, social psychology and behavioural economics have mostly emphasized mentalizing, social perception, and our ability to model other minds. On the other hand, developmental psychology and motor neuroscience have more focused on imitating, social interaction, and our propensity to coordinate with others’ behaviour. 

The course aims at enabling the participants to use different methods to measure the impacts of pollutants on ecosystems. Basic knowledge will be provided through theoretical and practical lessons on how to select and use the most suitable metrics based on the analysis of multiple compartments of the ecosystems.

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“There is often a considerable difference between what we think people need and what people want to use”. This is our perspective on how technology should be developed and will serve as the motto of this event.

O evento visa reunir investigadores interessados na aplicação de isótopos estáveis em estudos ecológicos e na utilização de dados históricos de biodiversidade disponíveis em coleções museológicas.

Mathematical Cultures Seminar, por Henrique Leitão (DHFC Ciências ULisboa/CIUHCT).

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O evento decorre de 12 a 14 de julho de 2022, sob o lema CHEMISTRY: Forging bonds, e destina-se a todos os investigadores e alunos da ULisboa.

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David Avelar (Ciências ULisboa) é um dos oradores do webinário.

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The program will consist of plenary lectures, oral, flash and poster communications, and a round table about Science Communication.

This course offers an overview of the different ways to measure biodiversity, and provides tips for the stratification of primary biodiversity data and the construction of variables that describe its various facets. It also includes an in-depth review of the different types of data used to measure biodiversity and their problems and limitations.

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Estaremos hoje habilitados a prever o impacto da atividade humana no clima e a inferir daí a insustentabilidade do nosso modo de vida?

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Após 2 anos de interregno, o programa Ser Cientista está de regresso!

Imagem alusiva ao prémio

Candidaturas até 31 de julho.

Fotografia de campo agrícola e parque eólico

Submissão de iniciativas até 30 de agosto de 2022.

Fotografia de trator em campo agrícola

Submissão de iniciativas até 30 de agosto de 2022.

Fotografia representativa de agricultura sustentável

Submissão de iniciativas até 30 de agosto de 2022.

Programa a disponibilizar futuramente.