Encontro Ciência 2017

July 14, 2017

The Ciência 2017 event was held from 3rd to 5th July 2017 at the Lisbon Congress Center in Belém. The event had more than 4,000 registered participants with about 400 communications by researchers who presented the results of their scientific work, 700 posters of PhD students and dozens of projects demonstrations.


The event was organized with the intention to promote a broad debate on the main themes and challenges of the scientific work, bringing together researchers, politicians and members of the society in general.


The Ciência 2017 event was supported by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education and was organized by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)  in collaboration with Ciência Viva - National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture and the Parliamentary Commission for Education and Science.


The BRU-IUL was represented by the two oral presentations of our researchers and two poster presentations of our final year PhD students.


The BRU-IUL researchers who presented their work through the oral presentations were:

  • Helena Isidro from the Financial and Management Accounting Group at BRU-IUL, with the presentation “Financial reporting around the world”
  • Daniela Langaro from the Marketing group at BRU-IUL with the presentation “The effects of Social Networking Sites on Brand Benevolence”.


The final year PhD students in Management with the specialization in Marketing, who have presented their research with the poster presentation, were:

  • Ricardo Bilro, with the poster presentation “Drivers of customer-brand engagement in a digital marketing era”
  • Helena Rodrigues, with the poster presentation “A Scoping Review: Exploring the World of Medical and Wellness Tourism”.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowships H2020-MSCA-IF-2017

April 05, 2017

BRU-IUL would like to call your attention to the forthcoming call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowships H2020-MSCA-IF-2017 that will open on 11th April, with the deadline 14th September 2017.  


MSCA program is specifically designed in promoting international mobility of the researchers.


Therefore, the BRU-IUL would like to call your attention that this call may be good opportunity for your collaborator(s) from foreign institutions, that are interested in coming here to BRU-IUL, to conduct a productive scientific collaboration with MSCA funding.


The mobility rule must be complied: Researcher funded by the MSCA program must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline.


Individual fellowships (IF) are designated for an experienced researchers. 

Experienced Researcher must, at the date of the call deadline, be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience. Proposal should be submitted by the researcher in liaison with the host institution.


In the MSCA Regulations document Horizon 2020 Work Program 2016 - 2017 you can check the conditions specific for the Individual Fellowships.