Patrícia Silveria is an associate Professor and Academic Coordinator of the Faculty of Design, Technology and Communication (IADE), Universidade Europeia. She completed her European Doctorate (2016) in Communication Sciences (funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) at the Universidade do Minho, with a thesis on the reception of news by children and youth audiences.

Along with her coordination and teaching activities, she is a full researcher at the Communication and Society Research Centre at the University of Minho. She develops research on the public and audiences, media studies and journalism, media literacy and media, and children and youth audiences’ information practices.

She is part of the team of researchers of the R&D Project YouNCivic – Youth, news and citizenship (2022-2025), funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (PTDC/COM-OUT/0243/2021). She publishes in national and international indexed journals and is the author of books and book chapters within communication and media studies.

She is a member of the Scientific Council and Pedagogical Council of the Universidade Europeia.