PhD in Communication Sciences, by the University of Minho, in 2016, is currently Fellow at the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV).

Communication policies, Electronic Governance and (Media) Regulation are her research interests. She has been involved in some research projects carried out by CECS, namely “Media regulation in Portugal: the case of ERC”, “Os 50 anos do Telejornal”, “Children at risk – media discourse on children at risk”. She is national correspondente and colaborates with the European Audiovisual Observatory and the Institute for Information Law (University of Amsterdam), associated entety of the European Audiovisual Observatory (European Council), through the development of colective studies and the regular publication of articles for the IRIS – Legal Observations of the European Audiovisual Observatory and for the Merlin data base.

She belongs to the Working Groups “Young scholars” and “Economy and Communication Policies” of Sopcom (the Portuguese Association of Communication Sciences) to the International Federation for Information Processing, Working Group 8.5 and to the community ICEGOV, through which she integrates the organisation of the International Conferences on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance.

She was invited lecturer at the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP Porto, School of Arts) between 2013 and 2015.