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IDL at the National Meeting on Climate Change Research

During two days, 17th and 18th February, took place at the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) the Encontro Nacional sobre Investigação em Alterações Climáticas (National Meeting on Climate Change Research). This meeting aimed to bring together the excellence of research on climate change produced by national research units, as well as to [...]

By |2020-02-28T17:33:56+00:00February 28th, 2020|Climate, Energy, Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL at “Descobre ULisboa”

The "Descobre ULisboa" is an interactive exhibition that took place on 28th and 29th January 2020 at the Rectory of the University of Lisbon. This exhibition was organized by the different Schools of the Universidade de Lisboa intended mainly for students of basic and secondary education to help them to choose their professional careers. The [...]

By |2020-01-30T15:40:18+00:00January 30th, 2020|Climate, Energy, Geology, Geophysics, Geospatial, Paleontology|1 Comment

Presentation of the passport of outreach activities for 2019/2020

Last 26th September was presented to the students of the Integrated Master in Environmental Energy and Engineering the passport of outreach activities for 2019/2020. This initiative intends to encourage the participation of students in outreach activities under the context of Energy transition and Sustainable Development carried out by researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:09:39+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Energy|0 Comments

Researchers of the IDL Developed Prototype of a Passive Solar Tracker System

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) developed a prototype of a passive solar tracker system which follows the sun in the sky without using any electricity, for increased solar energy harvesting. This prototype is installed on the campus of the FCUL and results from a [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:03:32+00:00September 18th, 2019|Energy|0 Comments

Presentation of the PVCITY Project

The PVCITY project - Solar potential in urban environment is a project started in 2014 and developed by researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) with funding of the FCT. The main objective of the project is the production of tools to estimate the solar potential of city's buildings, including roofs and facades. For three [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:42:46+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Energy|0 Comments

Researchers of the IDL in the VI Encontro Internacional da Casa das Ciências

The VI Encontro Internacional da Casa das Ciências took place between 10 and 12 July 2019 in the campus of the University of Lisbon and joined about 1000 teachers from elementary and secondary schools. This is the largest accredited formation event in the area of science teaching held in Portugal and had more than 120 [...]

IDL at the Ciência 2019 Meeting

The Ciência 2019 took place between 8 and 10 July in the Centro de Congressos of Lisbon. This annual meeting of Portuguese researchers aims to promote the broad debate of the main themes and challenges of the scientific agenda beyond the universe of research. Therefore, the main objective of this meeting is to stimulate participation [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:36:17+00:00July 16th, 2019|Climate, Energy, Geology|0 Comments

Researcher of the IDL Creates the Energy Atlas of Madeira

Rui Caldeira, researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and director of the Observatório Oceânico da Madeira (OOM) was on the 90 segundos de ciência program talking about his recent work to create the energy atlas for the autonomous region of Madeira. In this work it was calculated the energy potential that comes from exposure to [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:34:04+00:00July 5th, 2019|Energy|0 Comments

Ana Rita Montes receives “Best Oral Presentation” Award in Boston

Ana Rita Montes, IDL's PhD student received the "Best oral presentation in the Silicon for PV (photovoltaic) symposium Award" at the MRS (Material Research Society) Fall 2018 Conference, that took place in Boston in the end of November. She presented: "BaSi2 thin films for PV applications studied by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy". Congratulations Rita!

By |2018-12-20T14:16:36+00:00December 20th, 2018|Energy|0 Comments

Say What?! IDL beyond the Science – Miguel Centeno Brito

Miguel Centeno Brito é ativista antirracista desde os tempos da adolescência. Militante no SOS Racismo, participou em inúmeras denúncias e tomadas públicas de posição, debates e ações de formação e produção de livros e brochuras contra a discriminação racial. Mas o que mais o estimula é o espaço de reflexão que o ativismo proporciona. Um [...]

By |2018-12-05T15:55:31+00:00November 29th, 2018|Energy|0 Comments