The fourth Doctoral Seminar on Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies of the academic year 2021-2022 will take place on March 11, at 2.30 p.m., in the Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences. The guest speaker is Anabela Carvalho, Professor of the Department of Communication Sciences at the University of Minho; “Focus Groups” is the topic.
Anabela Carvalho is an Associate Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences at the University of Minho, where she teaches Communication, Science and Environment, International Communication, and Political Communication.
Her research focuses on the areas of communication and environment, communication and science, and communication and political involvement, with particular emphasis on climate change. She is the author and/or editor of books such as Climate Change Politics: Communication and Public Engagement (with T.R. Peterson; 2012), Citizen Voices: Performing Public Participation in Science and Environment Communication (with L. Phillips and J. Doyle, 2012), and As Alterações Climáticas, os Media e os Cidadãos [Climate Change, the Media and Citizens] (2011), and several thematic issues of scientific journals. She is also written over one hundred scientific articles and book chapters. She has been Associate Editor of the journal Environmental Communication (2010-2012) and is currently Associate Editor of the journal Frontiers in Communication: Science and Environmental Communication.
Anabela Carvalho is co-founder and former President and Vice-President of the Science and Environmental Communication Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) (2007-2014), co-founder of the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) and a former elected member of its Board of Directors (2011-2015).