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Ana Ferreira

Research Group:

2: Citizenship, Work and Technology


Research Team:

Technology, Communication and Risk


Online Profile:


E-mail:

aferreira@fcsh.unl.pt




Ana Ferreira works on social studies of science and innovation with a research contract under the programme “Scientific Employment Stimulus” (DL57/2016/CP1453/CT0077). She has participated and coordinated research projects and is the author of several journal articles and book chapters including the paper Profiles of malaria research in Portugal: organizing, doing and thinking in science under capitalism, published in 2019 by the journal Science and Technology Studies. She is a board member of the Portuguese Association of Sociology.


Research Interests:

Knowledge. Science. Innovation. Biomedicine. Interdisciplinarity.


Main Projects:

Financed Team Research Projects

  • Grant: Prémio de Investigação Colaborativa Santander Totta – Universidade NOVA de Lisboa 2017/2018
    Project: Stress-induced neuroinflammation: mechanisms and implications for decision-making and performance
    Date: 2019-2021
    Scientific Areas: Life Sciences; Sociology and Psychology
    Co-Coordinator and Co-Principal Investigator: Ana Margarida Grenho Ferreira
    Partners: Raffaella Gozzelino (Principal Investigator; CEDOC, NOVA Medical School); Pedro Neves (NOVA SBE)
    Total Budget: 25.000€

    CICS.NOVA Budget: 12.500€
     
  • Grant: Research Projects in all Scientific Domains – 2014, financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology of the Portuguese Ministry of Science (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)
    Project: The social foundations of technological innovation processes: strategic decision-making under uncertainty
    Reference: PTDC/IVC-ESCT/0073/2014
    Date: 2016-2019
    Scientific Areas: Social Studies of Science and Technology; Sociology
    Coordinator and Principal Investigator: Ana Margarida Grenho Ferreira
    Total Budget (equivalent to CICS.NOVA Budget): 155.715€

Financed Individual Grants

  • Individual Research Contract: Research position financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology of the Portuguese Ministry of Science (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) under the programme “Estímulo ao Emprego Científico”, Norma Transitória, DL 57/2016 and Lei 57/2017
    Project: From the bench to the bedside: producing biomedical knowledge in innovation-driven contexts
    Reference: DL57/2016/CP1453/CT0077
    Date: 2019 – 2025

     
  • Grant: Post-Doctoral Fellowship financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology of the Portuguese Ministry of Science (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)
    Project: The social foundations of technological innovation processes: strategic decision-making und uncertainty
    Reference: SFRH/BPD/77611/2011
    Date: 2012 – 2018

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