Marisa Mourão is a PhD student in communication sciences (University of Minho, Portugal) and a researcher at the Communication and Society Research Centre, University of Minho, where she also held a position in science and technology management between 2018 and 2022.

Her main research interests focus on media and citizenship, particularly media education/media literacy and children and media. In addition to these areas, she is interested in science communication.

She is a member of the think tank Communitas, having been directly involved in its conception and development. She is also a member of the Observatory of Media, Information, and Literacy.

She is currently working at the Office for Scientific Information Management, Repositories, and Open Science of the Documentation and Libraries Service of the University of Minho.


PhD in Communication Sciences

Project Title: A Literacia Para os Media e a Informação no Contexto Escolar Português: Estudo Sobre Práticas e Políticas (Media and Information Literacy in the Portuguese School Context: A Study on Practices and Policies)

Supervision: Sara Pereira