Flávio Nunes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography of the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Minho. He completed his Ph.D. in 2007 on the spatial dimension of the information society, questioning the role of information and communication technologies in inducing new ways of using and appropriating space.

His publications, as well as the research projects he has collaborated with, are centered around three main research interests: Geography of Cyberspace; Urban Dynamics; and Regional and Local Development.