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PhD student Mariana Miranda won the Academy Honorable Mention from Portuguese National Award for Journalism on Innovation by ANI

November 16, 2020

Mariana Nogueira Miranda, a PhD student at LA LSRE-LCM, won the Academy Honorable Mention category of the 3rd edition of the Portuguese National Award for Journalism on Innovation.

The winners of the 2020 edition were announced last week by ANI – National Innovation Agency – with the goal to celebrate the best news articles published in 2019 on scientific and technological innovation made in Portugal. The "Academy Honorable Mention" winner article was published in the university newspaper JUP, for which Mariana is also the editor in charge of the "Science and Health" section and author of the monthly rubric "Ciência Acontece".

Mariana joined the LSRE-LCM team in 2017 and is currently doing her PhD on microplastics behavior and attenuation, under the supervision of professors Fernando Pereira and Adrián Silva.

LSRE-LCM congratulates Mariana for this award!


SAVE THE DATE: CONSERVAL Project | Online Workshop, November 18th

November 11, 2020

A workshop organized by Associação Nacional Dos Industriais De Conservas De Peixe (ANICP) will take place within the Project CONSERVAL on November 18th, 2020 at 14h.

CONSERVAL is a collaborative project between Spain and Portugal funded under the INTERREG V-A Spain-Portugal 2014-2020 Program (POCTEP). This project intends to create value from by-products and wastewater from the canning sector in Galicia and Northern Portugal, thus contributing to a circular economy and an innovative model that integrates all actors in the value chain.

Participation is free of charge.

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Um workshop organizado pela Associação Nacional Dos Industriais De Conservas De Peixe (ANICP) no âmbito do Projeto CONSERVAL irá decorrer no dia 18 de Novembro de 2020 pelas 14h. 

CONSERVAL é um projecto de colaboração entre Espanha e Portugal financiado no âmbito do Programa INTERREG V-A Espanha-Portugal 2014-2020 (POCTEP), que pretende valorizar os subprodutos e águas residuais do sector das conservas na Galiza e Norte de Portugal, contribuindo assim para uma economia circular e um modelo inovador que integra todos os agentes da cadeia de valor.

A participação é gratuita. 


 Registration form | Formulário de Inscrição:  https://forms.gle/GHy71tVcNY8GwiUa8 

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

PUBLICATIONS

A.C.G. Moreira, Y.A. Manrique, I.M. Martins, I.P. Fernandes, A.E. Rodrigues, J.C.B. Lopes, M.M. Dias. Continuous Production of Melamine-Formaldehyde Microcapsules Using a Mesostructured Reactor. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 59, 18510−18519, 2020
I.D.B. Segundo, F.C. Moreira, T.F.C.V. Silva, A.D. Webler, R.A.R. Boaventura, V.J.P. Vilar. Development of a treatment train for the remediation of a hazardous industrial waste landfill leachate: A big challenge. Science of The Total Environment, 741, 140165, 2020
A. Zanias, Z. Frontistis, J. Vakros, O.S. Arvaniti, R.S. Ribeiro, A.M.T. Silva, J.L. Faria, H.T. Gomes, D. Mantzavinos. Degradation of methylparaben by sonocatalysis using a Co–Fe magnetic carbon xerogel. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 64, 105045, 2020
A. Sharkawy, Ma.F. Barreiro, A.E. Rodrigues. Chitosan-based Pickering emulsions and their applications: A review. Carbohydrate Polymers, 250, 116885, 2020
P. Velho, P.F. Requejo, E. Gómez, E.A. Macedo. Novel ethyl lactate based ATPS for the purification of rutin and quercetin. Separation and Purification Technology, 252, 117447, 2020
A.G. Rios, A.M. Ribeiro, A.E. Rodrigues, A.F.P. Ferreira. Bovine serum albumin and myoglobin separation by size exclusion SMB. Journal of Chromatography A, 1628, 461431, 2020
A.S.G.G. Santos, C. A. Orge, O.S.G.P. Soares, M.F.R. Pereira. 4-Nitrobenzaldehyde removal by catalytic ozonation in the presence of CNT. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 38, 101573, 2020
R.A. Fernandes, M.J. Sampaio, G. Martins, G. Dražić, J.L. Faria, C.G. Silva. Efficient removal of parabens from real water matrices by a highly stable metal-free photocatalyst. Science of The Total Environment, 716, 135346, 2020
P. Carmo, A.M. Ribeiro, A.E. Rodrigues, A. Ferreira. Recovery of vinyl chloride from by‐streams of polyvinyl chloride production by TPSA in a multitubular adsorber. AICHE Journal, 66, e16899, 2020

APPROVED PROJECTS

BIOma - BIOeconomy integrated solutions for Mobilization of the Agrofood chain. Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046112. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, . Starting Date: 2020/07/01. Duration: 36 months.
RFProTex - Innovative Textiles for Radiofrequency Radiation Protection. Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-39833. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Copromoção. Starting Date: 2019/11/01. Duration: 36 months.
VERPRAZ - Valorização Energética e tratamento de Resíduos da Produção do azeite. Reference: NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-39789. Funded by: ANI – Agência Nacional de Investigação, P2020|COMPETE - Projetos em Copromoção. Starting Date: 2019/11/01. Duration: 36 months.
SED - Porous carbon materials for Solar photoElectrolytic Disinfection. Reference: 842988. Funded by: European Comission, H2020|ES|MSC - H2020|Excellence Science|Marie Curie. Starting Date: 2019/09/01. Duration: 36 months.

THESIS DEFENSES

Karen Giovanna Bastidas Gómez
Remediation of emergent contaminants using Metal Organic Frameworks immobilized onto Fique fibers
Ana Raquel Almeida Fernandes
Design of optical semiconductors optimized for photocatalytic organic synthesis
Kamila Wysoczanska
Solubility and partitioning of biomolecules. Experimental studies and modeling
Nuno Filipe Figueiredo Moreira
Advanced wastewater treatment: organic micropollutants, human pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes
Elson Dinis Gomes
Development of a continuous process for the production of vanillin and syringaldehyde from kraft black liquor
Francesco Biancullo
Lab to Pilot-Scale Photocatalytic Treatment of Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes
Vanessa Filomena Duarte Martins
Light Olefin/Paraffin Separation By Cyclic Adsorption Processes
Marta Filipa Ferreira Pedrosa
Graphene-Based Catalytic Membranes for Water Treatment