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Sílvia Castro

Sílvia Castro is the Executive Director MIT Portugal Program - a strategic partnership from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia between Portuguese Universities and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Before she was Director of Communication and Graduates Programs for the same institution.

She is was mostly interested in studying how science is portrayed in the media and on the use of web based platforms for communication and civil participation in the fields of science and innovation.

She holds a PhD in Developmental Neurosciences by University College London and was a post-doc fellow in science communication Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC).

Sílvia Castro is an external review for Royal Academy of Engineering outreach projects and one the co–founders of the Portuguese Science Communication Association “Rede ScicomPT”.