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Strategic Research Council

The Strategic Research Council (Conselho Estratégico de Investigação – CEI) is an advisory body to the Rector and aims to promote research in interdisciplinary areas and provide ideal conditions for collaborative research and enhance impact, aligned with both the European Agenda for Knowledge and Innovation and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

CEI is chaired by the Vice-Rector for Research, and includes representatives from all Academic Units of NOVA, recognized for their competence in the ​​scientific and technological research area.

The Council’s creation was approved by the Board of Deans on 20 February 2020 and is composed by the following members:

  • Professor Elvira Fortunato, Vice-Rector
  • Professor Tiago Oliveira, NOVA Information Management School
  • Professor João Lima, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Professor Susana Trovão, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Professor António Jacinto, NOVA Medical School
  • Professor Claudio Soares, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier
  • Professor Sónia Dias, National School of Public Health
  • Professor Athina Sachoulidou, Faculty of Law
  • Professor Miguel Viveiros, Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Daniel Traça, NOVA School of Business and Economics

Despacho de criação nº 4575/2020 (content in Portuguese)