PhD in Social Sciences, specialization in Demography, by the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), Alice Delerue Matos is a Lecturer in the Sociology Department of the University of Minho. She is the main coordinator of the Portuguese team within the research project SHARE (Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe), involving multiple European institutions.
Her research interests are in the areas of Sociology of Aging, Sociology of Health and Demography, having published “O mais importante é ter saúde”: representações sociais sobre o envelhecimento positivo” and “Informal support in Portugal by individuals aged 50+”, with other authors.
Member of the Steering Committee of the International Association of French Language Sociologists, the Portuguese Demography Association, she is a consultant for the ELSI-Brazil project, in the field of Health and Elderly studies. Alice Matos has been awarded with the Teaching Merit Award, by the University of Minho, in 2008, and the 3rd Prize on Good Practices towards Active Ageism, in 2012, by the Braga Mayor and Bracara Augusta Foundation.