Teresa Lima is currently pursuing a PhD in Communication Sciences and, in sequence, is a part of CECS investigator group. With a degree in Social Communication from the University of Minho, she was journalist (Público) and had a Diploma in Advanced Studies in Contemporary History, at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Professionally, she is working on Informational Sciences area, since she also has a degree in Archives and Documentation. Teresa Lima studies the relationship between biography, speech and communication, based on the life story of film maker Edgar Pêra.