The Communication and Society Research Centre is the host institution for three applications approved for funding by FCT, under the competition for stimulating scientific employment in the individual support modality – 2018.
CECS presented five intervention platforms at FNACAs part of Science and Technology Week, CECS organized a science café in the FNAC Culture area of Braga Parque shopping. In this activity, CECS presented its five platforms and made known the work of each of them to society. Communication with and for the community is the strategic focus of the Communication and Society Research Centre, which has five intervention platforms: Think Tank Communitas, the MILObs and POLObs Observatories and the cultural platforms: Virtual Museum of Lusophony and Passeio.
Ouvido Crítico in NovemberIn November, the program “Ouvido Crítico, produced by the MILObs platform, had two editions dedicated to themes such as technologies in the family context, with Teresa Castro, and the autonomy of children in the city, with Cláudia Silva. This week, the program will be dedicated to "Deepfakes" and will feature Joana Fillol.
3 CECS researchers approved in the 2nd FCT Individual Scientific Employment Stimulation CompetitionThe Communication and Society Research Centre is the host institution for three applications approved for funding by FCT, under the competition for stimulating scientific employment in the individual support modality - 2018. The researchers selected in the category of “Junior Reseacher” - Rafaela Granja, Ece Canli and Nicoletta Mandolini - were selected from a total of 2175 candidates. According to the ranking published by FCT, CECS is the research unit that receives the most successful applications in this category, hosting three of the 11 junior researchers funded for the University of Minho.
Moisés de Lemos Martins in the direction of AssIbercomMoisés de Lemos Martins, director of the Communication and Society Research Centre, was elected last week as Secretary General of the Ibero-American Association of Communication Science Researchers (AssIbercom). As part of a team led by Cicília Peruzzo, from Morumbi University, in São Paulo, Moisés de Lemos Martins returns to management roles in the Ibero-American space, after having chaired Confibercom between 2012 and 2015.
Seminar on “Crowding and Collaboration Networks for Cultural Economy”The Permanent Seminar on Communication and Culture Policies on "Agglomeration and Collaboration Networks for the Cultural Economy", with Karina Poli Lima da Cunha, will take place on December 9 at 4 pm in the ICS Meeting Room.
CECS promoted debate around the documentary “Mozambique. Lucid dreams”On 23 November, there was a debate around the documentary “Mozambique. Lucid dreams". Organized by the Communication and Society Research Centre, the event began with the projection of the documentary, followed by the debate with the presence of directors João Campos and Fernando Almeida and moderation by Sheila Khan and Rosa Cabecinhas.
I Seminar of the Independent Life Support CenterOn November 22, took place the 1st Seminar of the Independent Life Support Center (CAVI) of the Independent Life Association (AVI). In response to an old aspiration, the Independent Life Support Model - present in Decree Law 129/2017 - is changing the lives of people with disabilities. Almost 1000 people with disabilities are already getting support from personal assistants around the country to meet their basic needs.
Seminar “Festivity and its social space: the case of ‘Bugiada’ and ‘Mouriscada’ of Sobrado”“Festivity and its social space: the case of ‘Bugiada’ and ‘Mouriscada’ Sobrado” was the subject of debate of an open class taking place on November 22. Within the scope of the subject Intercultural Communication of the Cultural Studies course, the case of ‘Bugiada’ and ‘Mouriscada de Sobrado’ was discussed by Manuel Pinto, professor of the Communication Sciences department.
”Os Direitos da Criança”, by Paula Cristina Martins e Sara PereiraOn the day commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CDC), the Communication and Society Research Centre and the Research Center for Child Studies of the University of Minho, reissued the book Os Direitos da Criança, an adaptation of CDC, by Paula Cristina Martins and Sara Pereira.
New CECS’ publication: “Civic and Critical Literacies: Reflecting and Practicing”"Civic and Critical Literacies: Reflecting and Practicing" is the title of the latest CECS publication. Included in the pedagogical editions of the centre, this book is published by Maria José Brites, Inês Amaral and Marisa Torres da Silva.
”Children, youth and media: current perspectives”: Call for papers of Comunicação e SociedadeThis issue of Comunicação e Sociedade, devoted to studies on children, youth and media, pays special attention to proposals for articles that result from scientific research work on the following topics:
Knowing the public of science in Portugal"Knowing the public of science in Portugal" is the theme of the seminar with Ana Delicado, scheduled for December 10, at 18h00, in the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho.
InOutScience withTeresa MendesOn November 12, Teresa Mendes was at the University of Minho to participate in an open class of the Master in Communication Sciences on “Market and trend studies: know to communicate”.
InOutScience with Carlos CamponezOn November 11, Carlos Camponez, professor at the University of Coimbra, was at the University of Minho to participate in the Permanent Seminar on Communication and Culture Policies on "Systemic crises of mediation: media, journalism and communication policies".
InOutScience with Vasco Ribeiro: the Press OfficeOn October 31st, Vasco Ribeiro gave an open lecture on Strategic Communication and Press Office. The professor at the University of Porto sought to present the area of the Press Office in a historical line, addressing the "professional self-denomination" and the techniques used by these professionals over time.
InOutScience: guest researchers comment on newsInOutScience is a new knowledge sharing rubric created by CECS, in which guest researchers comment on current news in the area in which they are specialized. Elaine Vianna was the first guest. Last September 26 she gave a workshop on “The Trademark Registration System as a Communication and Management Tool”.
PhD viva of Ana Beatriz Gomes MoreiraOn December 17, at 2:30 pm, in the Institute of Social Sciences, will take place the Ph.D. viva in Communication Sciences of Ana Beatriz Gomes Moreira. The thesis, supervised by Emília Araújo and Helena Sousa, is entitled “From 0 to 10, I say 100: a study on political corruption and the media”.
PhD viva of Olga MagalhãesOn January 8, at 2:00 pm, in the Institute of Social Sciences, will take place the Ph.D. viva in Communication Sciences of Olga Estrela Teixeira da Silva Magalhães. The thesis, supervised by Felisbela Lopes, is entitled “Medical Research in the Portuguese Press - diagnosis and therapeutic guidelines”.