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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Guess Who? / Quem é Quem? – Jorge Relvas

Jorge Relvas­­­ is not only researcher in IDL and Professor at the Geology Department of FCUL, but also President of the Centro de Ciência Viva (CCV) Lousal - Mina de Ciência. He is this month's guest of the rubric “Guess Who”. (Versão Portuguesa no final da página) IDL - Can you tell us what does your research [...]

By |2018-11-07T11:06:49+00:00May 30th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

“Around the world” with our guest speaker Mara Limonta

After Luxembourg, Germany, Brazil and Belgium, the next stop of IDL' s video rubric "Around the World" is Italy. Mara Limonta is a PostDoc at the University of Milano-Bicocca and she works on sedimentary geology. Here you can listen to the interview.

By |2018-05-30T13:38:39+00:00May 27th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

2 of the 5 finalists of the ScienceIN2Business contest are IDL researchers

This Wednesday, Tech Labs- Innovation Center hosted the final of the contest ScienceIN2Business. 5 pitches of 5 minutes about innovative products were presented to the audience and juries. 2 of these 5 products are a result of the research done in IDL. Sílvia Nunes presented CeaseFire, which connects scientific knowledge to prevention, decision and combat [...]

By |2018-05-25T18:26:43+00:00May 25th, 2018|Climate, Energy|0 Comments

IDL researcher João Serra interviwed in the Kuriakos TV station

Last Saturday, João Serra was one of the guest of the show "Godvibe" in the Kuriakos TV. The rubric was dedicated to the theme "Time to change: Sustainable and Renewable Energy". This TV channel has as its main audience young adults. Here you can listen to the interview. Image: Programa Godvibe

By |2018-05-25T13:02:48+00:00May 25th, 2018|Energy|0 Comments

20 Years of Expo98

This Tuesday, Expo 98 turned 20 years! To celebrate this day, Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Centro de Ciência Viva brought together institutions producing research dedicated to the oceans. IDL, one of the invited institutions, participated in the celebration with 4 different interactive activities: Duelo entre a Terra e o Mar, Tsunami! O perigo que vem do Oceano, O [...]

By |2018-05-25T18:06:16+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Geology, Geophysics, Seismology|0 Comments

“Around the world” with our guest speaker Max Engel

Max Engel from the Geological Survey of Belgium, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences was the fourth guest of our video rubric "Around the World". After a short holiday in Portugal, he was invited by Pedro Costa to give a lecture at IDL about his work on sedimentary deposits. In this video, he reveals the importance [...]

By |2018-05-17T21:05:53+00:00May 17th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

Best Public Project in Alentejo goes to…”Mina de Ciência – Centro Ciência Viva do Lousal”

Congratulations to Mina de Ciência - Centro Ciência Viva do Lousal for receiving the award "Best Public Project in Alentejo 2017", given by the Regional Tourism. The Centre is directed by Jorge Relvas and its executive director is Álvaro Pinto, both members of IDL. Image Credit: Entidade Regional do Turismo  

By |2018-06-29T15:02:55+00:00May 16th, 2018|Geology|0 Comments

Dia Aberto Ciências 2018

The hundreds of high school students who visited the Faculty during its Open Day filled the corridors of IDL with voices and energy. Like in previous years, IDL researchers offered a large number of activities to the visitants. Testing a solar car, simulating a tsunami, observing minerals and rocks were just a few of the [...]