Elaine Trindade is a PhD student in Communication Sciences at the University of Minho. She has a Master’s in Communication and Culture from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

She is currently an FCT research fellow with the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) as her host unit. She is a member of the Virtual Museum of Lusophony and integrates the project “Memories, cultures and identities: how the past weights on the present-day intercultural relations in Mozambique and Portugal?”

Elaine Trindade develops research on communication and culture with a particular interest in Lusophony, virtual museums, contemporary photography, new communication technologies, images by mobile devices, Google Street View, Google Earth and Google Arts and Culture.