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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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IDL researchers at Lagoa de Santo André

On the 28th of March - a day of spring tides that coincided with the local festivities - the opening of the sand barrier (which separates the lagoon from the ocean) of Santo André beach took place. IDL researchers (Conceição Freitas, Anabela Cruces, César Andrade, Miguel Inácio e Vera Lopes) together with the group of Environmental Engineering (FE-ULHT), [...]

By |2018-04-04T07:31:37+00:00March 29th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

IDL collaborator publishes in Nature

Martin Schilller, Martin Bizzarro and Vera Assis Fernandes (Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany and IDL) published the article "Isotopic evolution of the protoplanetary disk and the building blocks of Earth and the Moon". You can read more about the article in the news of FCUL (in Portuguese). Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University

By |2018-04-06T12:28:05+00:00March 29th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

“Around the World” with our guest speaker Piero Bellanova

Yesterday IDL received the visit of Piero Bellanova from the RWTH Aachen University, who gave a lecture on how “Tsunamis Leave a Telltale Chemical Trail”. He was the second guest of our video rubric ”Around the World”, that you can watch here.

By |2018-04-02T12:39:07+00:00March 29th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

Guess Who? / Quem é Quem? – José Madeira

“Guess Who” - the news section of IDL website with monthly interviews to its members - is back. This time, we talked with José Madeira, researcher in IDL and Professor at the Geology Department of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. His research has led him to as close as 800 meters [...]

By |2018-03-26T16:49:30+00:00March 26th, 2018|Geology, Seismology|0 Comments

Science and Cinema

Ana Cristina Araújo and Ana Maria Costa (IDL and Laboratório de Arqueociências da DGPC) were the scientific consultants of the short cut "Uma historia com 29000 anos" that obtained a Juri Distinction in the Festival Firenze Archeofilme in Italy. This short cut was produced by ArqueoHoje and directed by Diogo Vilhena (for the Museum of Leiria). Review of the film (in Portuguese, translated [...]

By |2018-04-06T15:00:47+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

From Dublin to Lisbon

Today we received the visit of the M.Sc students and Professors of Sustainable Development of the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). The student's Master class yearly visit was this time to Lisbon, where they explored sustainable development topics for one week. Today they learnt about the research of the Energy Transition group of IDL and [...]

By |2018-03-21T15:08:00+00:00March 21st, 2018|Energy|0 Comments

“Around the World” with our guest speaker Phillip Dale

Last week (March 9th) IDL received the visit of Phillip Dale from the University of Luxembourg, who gave a lecture on: “Restoring equilibrium to Cu(In,Ga)Se2 semiconductors”. After the lecture, we spoke about his research, his connection to IDL and his love for Portuguese coffee and pasteís de nata. Here is a video of our conversation. Find [...]

By |2018-03-16T14:34:20+00:00March 16th, 2018|Energy|0 Comments

The three piglets and the winter

(Versão portuguesa em baixo) Miguel Brito participates in the "Reading Week 2018", by reading out loud his short story for children "The three piglets and the winter". This and other stories about renewable energies are part of the book  "Faça sol ou faça vento", recently published (which includes stories of other IDL researchers). Miguel Brito juntou-se [...]

By |2018-07-23T13:22:18+00:00March 9th, 2018|Energy|0 Comments