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Tiago Natal da Luz completed his PhD in Biology in 2011/09/30 by the University of Coimbra, Faculty Sciences and Tecnology, his Master in Ecology in 2005/07/14 by the University of Coimbra, Faculty of Sciences and Technology and the course of Biology in 2001/10/19 by the University of Coimbra, Faculty of Sciences and Technology. Published 41 articles in journals and has 2 chapters of a book. Organized 1 event, participated in 46 event and Supervised 1 PhD thesis and co-supervised 2. Supervised 4 MSc dissertations. Has received 2 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Other in 7 projects, PhD Student Fellow in 1 projects, Pós-doctoral Fellow in 2 projects and Technical development in 12 projects. He works in the area(s) of Agrarian Sciences with emphasis on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries with emphasis on Agriculture, Natural sciences with emphasis on Biological Sciences with emphasis on Ecology and Natural sciences with emphasis on Earth and Environmental Sciences with emphasis on Environmental Sciences. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Ecotoxicology; Soil invertebrates; Sewage sludge; Metal contamination; ecosystem services; Soil function; Climate changes; Biodiversity; Soil management; Earthworms; Collembolans; Degradation; Litter bags; Environmental risk assessment; Organic residues; Soil quality; Ecotoxicity; Soil amendment ; Sustainable management; ERA of PPPs; Soil communities; Non-target organisms; Ecological Risk Assessment.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Tiago Natal da Luz

Citation names

  • Luz, Tiago
  • Natal-da-Luz T
  • Natal-da-Luz, T
  • Natal da Luz T
  • Natal da Luz, T
  • Natal-da-Luz Tiago
  • Natal-da-Luz, Tiago

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
8710-31C0-F303
ORCID iD
0000-0002-1628-5894

Knowledge fields

  • Agrarian Sciences - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries - Agriculture
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Ecology
  • Natural sciences - Earth and Environmental Sciences - Environmental Sciences

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Education
Degree Classification
2007/01/01 - 2011/09/30
Concluded
Biologia (Doutoramento)
Major in Integrated evaluation of the ecotoxicological risk of using sewage sludges in agriculture and in soil restoration
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Integrated evaluation of the ecotoxicological risk of using sewage sludges in agriculture and in soil restoration." (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Distinção e Louvor
2003/08/01 - 2005/07/14
Concluded
Mestrado em Ecologia (Mestrado)
Major in Avoidance tests with soil organisms as early screening tools for site specific risk assessment of contaminated soils
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Avoidance tests with soil organisms as early screening tools for site specific risk assessment of contaminated soils" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very Good
1995/09/01 - 2001/10/19
Concluded
Biologia (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Avoidance tests as early screening tools for site specific assessment in polluted soils" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
14 (out of 20)
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/12/20 - 2021/12/21 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Centro de Ecologia Funcional, Portugal
2005/12/01 - 2006/04/30 Research Trainee (Research) Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2005/03/21 - 2005/06/20 Research Trainee (Research) NaturaGest, Lda, Portugal
NaturaGest, Lda, Portugal
2004/05/01 - 2004/07/31 Research Trainee (Research) Instituto do Mar, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2004/05/01 - 2004/07/31 Research Trainee (Research) RAIZ Instituto de Investigação da Floresta e Papel, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2004/01/01 - 2004/02/29 Research Trainee (Research) ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Germany
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Germany
2003/08/01 - 2003/10/31 Research Trainee (Research) Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2002/11/04 - 2003/07/31 Research Trainee (Research) Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2013/10/15 - 2014/04/15 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2017/09/01 - 2018/12/19 Post-doc reseacher Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Centro de Ecologia Funcional, Portugal
2012/01/01 - 2017/08/31 Post-doc researcher Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Instituto do Mar, Portugal
2007/01/01 - 2011/09/30 PhD student Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Instituto do Mar, Portugal
2002/07/03 - 2002/07/18 Specialized technician NaturaGest, Lda, Portugal
NaturaGest, Lda, Portugal
2002/06/10 - 2002/06/20 Specialized technician NaturaGest, Lda, Portugal
NaturaGest, Lda, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2017 - 2018/12/19 Influence of soil management on soil biodiversity and ecosystem services provisioning under climate change scenarios
NATIONAL SFRH/BPD/110943/2015
Post-doc Fellow
Centro de Ecologia Funcional, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2012 - 2017/08/31 The effects of Chemicals and Climate Changes on Ecosystem Services provisioning
NATIONAL SFRH/BPD/79478/2011
Post-doc Fellow
Instituto do Mar, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2007 - 2010/12/31 Integrated evaluation of the ecotoxicological risk of using sewage sludges in agriculture and in soil restoration
NATIONAL SFRH / BD / 29437 / 2006
PhD Student Fellow
Instituto do Mar, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2002 - 2005 Vulnerability of Ecosystem services to land use changes in traditional agricultural systems – VISTA
NATIONAL
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Union
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2018 - Current UNCERTAIN - Further development of toxicity tests with soil organisms: Sustainable protection of biodiversity in soils
Service rendering
Other
Umweltbundesamt, Germany
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH
Ongoing
2021 - 2024/03 Test battery for the effect determination of chemicals in soils: Suitability of test systems with mycorrhiza fungi for the risk assessment
Service rendering
Other
Umweltbundesamt, Germany
Umweltbundesamt
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/07 MetaSOL - Evaluation of biodiversity via DNA-extraction from soil and organism samples taken at permanent soil monitoring sites (BDF)
Service rendering
Other
Umweltbundesamt, Germany
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH
Ongoing

Other

Designation Funders
2021 - 2023/06/30 BIOSTARV - Development for pest(s) control of Mediterranean crops.
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-047058
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2018 - 2022 OPTIMA - Optimised Pest Integrated Management to precisely detect and control plant diseases in perennial crops and open-field vegetables
INTERNATIONAL H2020-SFS-2016-2017/H2020-SFS-2017-2
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Union
Concluded
2018 - 2022 ECOSTACK - Stacking of ecosystem services: mechanisms and interactions for optimal crop protection, pollination enhancement, and productivity
INTERNATIONAL H2020-SFS-2016-2017/H2020-SFS-2017-2
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Union
Ongoing
2020 - 2021/02/11 BioblockCOVID - Risk assessment of an antiviral natural substance to be used in markets for COVID-19 protection
AAC 15/SI/2020
Other
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2018 - 2021 BioNem Mulch - Sistema integrado e inovador para o controlo de nemátodes-das-galhas radiculares na cultura do tomateiro
NATIONAL POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029392
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2017 - 2018 Environmental Risk Assessment for the veterinary medicine COLIMIX®
Service rendering
Other
2015 - 2017 Evaluation of the ecotoxicity of new organic soil fertilizers
Service rendering
Other
2013 - 2015 EnvironOme – Integrating Omics in ecotoxicology: tools for environmental risk assessment
NATIONAL PTDC/AGR-PRO/3496/2012
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2012 - 2015 ResOrgRisk - Environmental risk assessment of the use of organic residues as soil amendments
NATIONAL PTDC/AAC-AMB/119273/2010
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2012 - 2015 TRAINBIODIVERSE – Training for functional soil microorganism biodiversity
INTERNATIONAL PITN-GA-2011-289949
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Union
Concluded
2012 - 2014 ReaLISE – Derivation of Risk Limits for the Protection of Soil Ecossystem from emerging compounds
NATIONAL PTDC/AAC-AMB/120697/2010
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2010 - 2014 ECOFINDERS – Ecological Function and Biodiversity Indicators in European Soils
INTERNATIONAL ENV-2010-2.1.4.4
Technical development
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
European Union
Concluded
2010 - 2013 SOCARRAT – Pyrogenic organic matter as a stable carbon source for soils and their relation with ecotoxicity
INTERNATIONAL
Technical development
Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals, Spain
Ministerio de Ciencia y Innovación
Concluded
2005 - 2006 Evaluation of the biodiversity in Nisa Municipality (entomological component)
Service rendering
Other
2004 - 2006 Co-composting of sludges from textile industries with waste organic agents: Study of composting processes and environmental assessment of land application of the resulting composts and its effects on plants
NATIONAL
Technical development
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Ministério da Economia
Concluded
2004 - 2005 Evaluation of the effect of the pesticide Cascade in Eucalyptus areas (ecotoxicological and microbiological components)
Service rendering
Other
2002 - 2003 Evaluation of the reference situation for the Hydroelectric system of the Ave river region (entomologic component)
Service rendering
Other
2002 - 2003 Evaluation of the reference situation for the Aeolic Park in Vila Pouca de Aguiar Municipality (entomologic component)
Service rendering
Other
2001 - 2003 Ecotoxicity and evaluation of ecological risk of agrochemicals in soils – ERAS
NATIONAL
Technical development
Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal

Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
Instituto do Ambiente e Vida

Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Scheffczyk, A.; Moser, T.; Natal-da-Luz, T.. "Collembolan Tests". In Ecotoxicological characterization of Wastes. Results and Experiences of an International Ring Test., 183-189. United States: Springer, 2009.
    Published • 10.1007/978-0-387-88959-7_19
  2. Natal-da-Luz, T.; Domene, X.; Scheffczyk, A.; Sousa, J. P.. "Earthworm Avoidance Tests". In Ecotoxicological Characterization of Waste, 191-196. Springer New York, 2009.
    Published • 10.1007/978-0-387-88959-7_20
Conference paper
  1. Alvarenga, Paula; Palma, Patrícia; Farto M; Mourinha C; Dores J; Patanita M; Sengo J; et al. "Recycling organic wastes to agricultural land as a way to improve its quality: a field study to evaluate risks and benefits.". Paper presented in 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environmental Systems – SDEWES, Dubrovnik, 2015.
    Published • 10.1016/j.wasman.2017.01.004
  2. Natal-da-Luz T; Torres António; Vasconcelos C; Costa Manuela; Fernandes, Ana; Tavares Luis; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "Valorização agrícola de lamas de ETAR de tratamento de efluentes têxteis: Avaliação do impacto ecotoxicológico.". Paper presented in XII Simpósio Luso-Brasileiro de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental, 2013.
  3. Caridade, C.M.R.; Marcal, A.R.S.; Mendonca, T.; Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.. "Automatic counting the number of Collembola in digital images". 2011.
    10.1109/CISP.2011.6100624
  4. Jesus Bruno; Branco, Rita; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP; Morais PV. "Effect of activate sludge addition on the microbial activity of soil.". Paper presented in 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, Lisboa, 2006.
    Published
  5. Natal-da-Luz T; Torres António; Costa Manuela; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "Ecotoxicidade dos biosólidos provenientes das ETARs de efluentes têxteis e dos seus compostados.". Paper presented in IV Congresso Iberoamericano de Ciências Hortícolas, Porto, 2005.
    Published
  6. Costa Manuela; Vasconcelos C; Sousa, JP; Natal-da-Luz T; Cunha, M.; Fernandes, Ana; Leandro E; Russo M. "Avaliação da ecotoxicidade dos compostos de lamas de ETAR de efluentes têxteis utilizando ensaios de “avoidance”.". Paper presented in XI Encontro Nacional de Saneamento Básico, Faro, 2004.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Jänsch S; Kaiser F; Krogh PH; Natal-da-Luz T; Rojo V; Scheffczyk, A.; Sousa, JP; et al. "Determination of soil invertebrate diversity using morphological and DNA-based methods at 25 sites in Germany: first experiences.". Paper presented in SETAC Europe 14th Special Science Symposium – Soil Biodiversity: What do we know and how to protect it from adverse effects of Plant Protection Products and other chemicals?, 2019.
  2. Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Natal-da-Luz T; Braga MEM; Cardoso, J.; Chim R; Dias AMA; Esteves, Ivania; et al. "BioNem Mulch Project – Assessing the efficiency and non-target effects of bionematicide delivery systems". Paper presented in 29th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2019.
  3. Maleita C; Braga MEM; Cardoso, J.; Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Chim R; Dias, A; Esteves, Ivania; et al. "BioNem Mulch - A new sustainable and integrated system for root-knot nematodes management in tomato crops". Paper presented in 33rd Symposium of the European Society of Nematologists, 2018.
  4. Sousa CM; Souza CP; Soares-Lima HM; Marcato ACC; Natal-da-Luz T; Fontanetti CS. "Evaluation of reproduction tests of earthworms and enchytraeids exposed to sugar cane vinasse in natura and after pH adjustment". Paper presented in 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2018.
  5. Renaud, Mathieu; Natal-da-Luz T; Siciliano SD; Sousa, JP. "Using microarthropod community assays in metal mixture testing.". Paper presented in 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2018.
  6. Simões Tiago; Novais, Sara; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP; Renaud, Mathieu; Römbke, J.; Dick Roelofs; Nico M. van Straalen; Lemos, M.. "Validating a contamination assessment tool from lab to the field: Folsomia candida exposed to a fungicide-based formulation". Paper presented in 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2018.
  7. Alves, J.; Mina R; Silva AA; Natal-da-Luz T; Cabral JA; Barros, Paulo; Topping CJ; Sousa JP. "Bioaccumulation of metals in bats: non-lethal vs lethal sampling to assess risk". Paper presented in 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2018.
  8. Alvarenga P; Mourinha C; Palma, Patrícia; Dôres J; Patanita M; Sengo J; Morais M-C; et al. "Effects on soil chemical and biochemical status from Recycling organic wastes to agricultural land: Results from a field experiment.". Paper presented in RAMIRAN 17th International Conference, 2017.
  9. Kotschik P; Sousa, JP; Natal-da-Luz T; Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Silva, AL; Capela N; Römbke, J.; Felsmann D; Pieper S. "Which are the key soil parameters driving the toxicity of chemicals to soil organisms?". Paper presented in 27th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2017.
  10. Natal-da-Luz T; Pereira, C.; Pereira, R.; Bougerra S; Gavina A; Graf N; Scheffczyk, A.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Are manufactured nanomaterials toxic to soil fauna and microbial communities?". Paper presented in SETAC Latin America 11th Biennial Meeting, 2015.
  11. Alvarenga P; Palma, Patrícia; Farto M; Mourinha C; Dôres J; Patanita M; Renaud, Mathieu; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Risk assessment of the use of organic wastes as soil amendments: results from a field experiment.". Paper presented in 25th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2015.
  12. Simões Tiago; Novais, S.C.; Natal-da-Luz T; Renaud, Mathieu; Sousa, JP; de Boer T; Dick Roelofs; Nico M. van Straalen; Lemos, M.. "Using a transcriptomics approach to unravel mechanisms of action of pesticides in Folsomia candida.". Paper presented in 25th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2015.
  13. Ng, EL; Natal-da-Luz T; Bandow, C.; Proença DN; Santos, S.; Guilherme, R.; Morais PV; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Does altered rainfall regime change pesticide effects in soil? A terrestrial model ecosystem study from Mediterranean Portugal on the effects of pyrimethanil to soil microbial communities under extremes in rainfall.". Paper presented in CLIMA 2014 – IV Congresso Nacional de Alterações Climáticas, 2014.
  14. Natal-da-Luz T; Raimundo J; Filho L; Bröring J; Ceola G; Stürmer SL; Baretta D; et al. "Disentangling relationships between soil organisms and soil processes under different land-use intensity systems and climate change scenarios.". Paper presented in Cost action FP1305. First anual meeting – What are we linking?, 2014.
  15. Natal-da-Luz T; Alves PRL; Sousa, JP; Cardoso EJPN. "Sugarcane vinasse toxicity on enchytraeids – Laboratory tests vs TME experiment.". Paper presented in ECOTOX’2014 – Congresso Brasileiro de Ecotoxicologia, 2014.
  16. Bougerra S; Gavina A; Ksibi M; Rasteiro MG; Rocha-Santos T; Natal-da-Luz T; Pereira, C; Sousa, JP. "Assessing the the impact of organic and inorganic nanoparticles on soil microbial community". Paper presented in SETAC Asia/Pacific Conference, 2014.
  17. Renaud, Mathieu; Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Alvarenga P; Sousa, JP; Natal-da-Luz T. "Assessing the potential hazard of wastes as soil amendments.". Paper presented in 24th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2014.
  18. Pontes J; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Is the sensitivity of Folsomia candida from laboratory cultures comparable to that of field organisms?". Paper presented in 24th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2014.
  19. Cesar, R.; Natal-da-Luz T; Edison B; Castilho Z; Polinov H; Sousa, JP. "Ecotoxicological tests with Folsomia candida to evaluate toxicity of dredged sediments in tropical soils.". Paper presented in XVI ICSZ International Colloquium on Soil Zoology, 2012.
  20. Ojeda, G.; Alvañiz JM; Comellas, L.; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Nonylphenol on soil: effects on aggregate stability, water retention and microbial activity.". Paper presented in 4th International Congress Eurosoil - Soil science for the benefit of mankind and environment., 2012.
  21. Alvarenga P; Palma, Patrícia; Cunha-Queda AC; Duarte, E; Chung AP; Morais PV; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Introducing the “ResOrgRisk” Project: Environmental risk assessment of the use of organic residues as soil amendments". Paper presented in 22nd SETAC Europe Annual Meeting and 6th SETAC World Congress, 2012.
  22. Renaud, Mathieu; Natal-da-Luz T; Ribeira R; Sousa, JP. "Avoidance data tells you more than meet the eye! Can it be used to investigate the re-colonization of contaminated sites?". Paper presented in 22nd SETAC Europe Annual Meeting and 6th SETAC World Congress, 2012.
  23. Filho LCIO; Pereira, C.; Prettuci A; Baretta D; Santos JCP; Pereira, R.; Moreira-Santo M; et al. "Environmental risk assessment in the São Domingos Mine area (Portugal). Tier I: screening phase.". Paper presented in 22nd SETAC Europe Annual Meeting and 6th SETAC World Congress, 2012.
  24. Natal-da-Luz T; Buch AC; Ojeda, G.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Strategy to evaluate the effect of chemicals and climate change on ecosystem services provisioning.". Paper presented in The SETAC Europe 5th Special Science Symposium on “Ecosystem Services: from policy to practice”, 2012.
  25. Ogeda G; Natal-da-Luz T; Alcañis JM; Izquierdo R; Ávila A; Sousa, JP. "Soil slaking process as a regulator of nutrient flux ecosystem service.". Paper presented in 4th ESP Conference, Ecosystem Services: integrating Science and Practice, 2011.
  26. Oliveira JPM; Ernani PR; Natal-da-Luz T; Pratas, J.; Vaz JNL; Sousa, JP. "Disponibilidade de metais ao longo do tempo quando aplicados no solo diretamente ou através de um lodo industrial.". Paper presented in XXXIII Congresso Brasileiro de Ciência do Solo, 2011.
  27. Niemeyer JC; Natal-da-Luz T; Pratas, J.; Silva EM; Sousa, JP. "The use of earthworm metal content in highest tiers of a site environmental risk assessment in the tropics.". Paper presented in 21st SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2011.
  28. Vaz J; Natal-da-Luz T; Ojeda, G.; Pratas, J.; Van Gestel, C.A.M.; Sousa, JP. "Differences in metal bioavailability and toxicity in sludge amended and metal-spiked soils.". Paper presented in 20th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2010.
  29. Costa Manuela; Torres, A.; Miranda F; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP; Freitas J. "Cangaço e bagaço de uva: sub-produtos das adegas como potencial fertilizante.". Paper presented in Encontro Anual da SPCS, 2009.
  30. Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Domene, X.; Natal-da-Luz T; Lopes, I.; Espíndola ELG; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, JP; et al. "Soil microarthropod community testing: a new approach to increase the ecological relevance of effect data for pesticide risk assessment.". Paper presented in 19th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2009.
    10.1016/j.apsoil.2013.06.009
  31. Natal-da-Luz T; Ojeda, G.; Miranda F; Costa Manuela; Lopes Z; Alcañis J; Van Gestel, C.A.M.; Sousa, JP. "Evaluation of short-term changes in bioavailability of metals. The influence of earthworm activity.". Paper presented in 19th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2009.
  32. Silva, C.; Natal-da-Luz T; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, JP. "The Lowest Observed Effect Gradient (LOEG) of toxicants that soil organisms are able to detect and avoid – a novel approach for evaluating rehabilitation scenarios.". Paper presented in 18th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2008.
  33. Natal-da-Luz T; Neves J; Torres, A.; Freitas J; Costa Manuela; Gonçalves F; Sousa, JP. "Ecotoxicological assessment of short-term changes of three different wastes after their incorporation in an agricultural soil.". Paper presented in 18th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2008.
  34. Natal-da-Luz T; Tavares, L.; Torres, A.; Fernandes, A; Costa Manuela; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "A utilização de Biosólidos e dos respectivos compostados como fertilizantes orgânicos: efeito na fertilidade biótica do solo. Ensaio de campo vs simulação em laboratório.". Paper presented in Encontro anual da SPCS entitled “O Solo, a Paisagem e o Uso da Terra”, 2007.
  35. Natal-da-Luz T; Tavares, L.; Torres, A.; Fernandes, A.; Costa Menuela; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "Short and long-term ecotoxicological evaluation of sewage sludge and two derived composts in a field test.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  36. Natal-da-Luz T; Moreira-Santos, M.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo L; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, JP. "Habitat and retention functions of tropical soils sprayed with pesticides. A case study with Diazinon in Costa Rica.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  37. Natal-da-Luz T; Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Egeler P; Moser, T.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Bioaccumulation kinetics of cadmium and hexachlorobenzene in Eisenia andrei: a case study with Mediterranean soils.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  38. Moreira-Santos, M.; Natal-da-Luz T; Lopes, I.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo L; Sousa, JP; Ribeiro, R.. "Suitability and sensitivity of populations of three Central American cladoceran species for toxicity assessments of runoff-related pesticide contamination.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  39. Moreira-Santos, Matilde (since 2003); Natal-da-Luz T; Lopes, I.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo L; Sousa, JP; Ribeiro, R.. "Assessment of the effects of pesticide applications in a tropical agricultural field: a laboratory simulation of pesticide spraying and its mobilization via surface runoff.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  40. Moreira-Santos, Matilde (since 2003); Natal-da-Luz T; Lopes, I.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo L; Sousa, JP; Ribeiro, R.. "Integrated toxicity assessment of the effects of a pesticide application in a tropical agricultural field.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  41. Moreira-Santos, Matilde (since 2003); Natal-da-Luz T; Lopes, I.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo L; Sousa, JP; Ribeiro, R.. "Approaches relevant for use in toxicity assessments of pesticide applications in tropical ecosystems.". Paper presented in 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2007.
  42. Natal-da-Luz T; Moreira-Santos, Matilde (since 2003); Ruepert, C.; Castillo L; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, JP. "Assessing pesticide risks for soil organisms in tropical systems: Do laboratory simulations mimic real field applications?". Paper presented in 27th SETAC North America Annual Meeting, 2006.
  43. Natal-da-Luz T; Tidona, S.; Morais PV; Sousa, JP. "Ecotoxicological evaluation of a sewage sludge from Metallurgic Industry. (BEST POSTER AWARD)". Paper presented in 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 2006.
  44. Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Domene, X.; Natal-da-Luz T; Campana, P.; Andrés, P.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Effects of Phenmedipham on the reproduction of Enchytraeus crypticus (Oligochaeta) and Folsomia candida (Collembola) in twelve Mediterranean soils.". Paper presented in 16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2006.
  45. Domene, X.; Natal-da-Luz T; Andrés, P.; Sousa, JP. "A new method for ecotoxicological evaluation of organic wastes based in the feeding inhibition of Folsomia candida.". Paper presented in 16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2006.
  46. Natal-da-Luz T; Tavares, L.; Costa Manuela; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "Ecotoxicological assessment of two sludge composts and the pure sludge as agricultural fertilizers in a field test.". Paper presented in 16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2006.
  47. Natal-da-Luz T; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Standardization of avoidance tests with earthworms and collembolans in site specific assessment – addressing the influence of confounding factors.". Paper presented in 16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2006.
  48. Barateiro J; Natal-da-Luz T; Scheffczyk, A.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP; Nowak, C.. "Different sensitivity to phenmedipham exposure between test cultures of the springtail Folsomia candida.". Paper presented in 10th SETAC GLB (German Language Branch) Annual Meeting, 2005.
  49. Natal-da-Luz T; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Avoidance tests in site specific assessment - the influence of soil properties in the avoidance response of collembola and earthworms.". Paper presented in 15th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2005.
  50. Natal-da-Luz T; Costa Manuela; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "A field test to assess the efficiency of two sludge compounds comparing to the pure sludge as fertilizers in agriculture.". Paper presented in 15th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2005.
  51. Natal-da-Luz T; Tidona S; Morais PV; Sousa, JP; Tidona, S.. "Sewage sludge utilization in agriculture. The need for an ecotoxicological evaluation.". Paper presented in 15th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2005.
  52. Natal-da-Luz T; Alexandre T; Costa Manuela; Russo M; Sousa, JP. "Ensaio de campo para avaliar a eficiência de dois compostos relativamente à lama pura como fertilizantes na agricultura.". Paper presented in V Congresso Ibérico de Ciências Hortícolas – IV Congresso Iberoamericano de Ciências Hortícolas, 2005.
  53. Natal-da-Luz T; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Avaliação de risco de locais contaminados utilizando ensaios de “avoidance”. Factores condicionantes do comportamento de exclusão.". Paper presented in 9º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia, 2004.
  54. Natal-da-Luz T; Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Campana, P.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, JP. "Definição de solos de referência para avaliação de risco em diferentes regiões da Europa. Realização de ensaios de “avoidance” com Oligoquetas.". Paper presented in I Congresso Ibérico da Ciência do Solo, 2004.
  55. Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Santos MJG; Ferreiro MFL; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Effects of four pesticides (Glyphosate, Endosulfan, Vinclozolin and Chorpyrifos) on Eisenia andrei (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) in field contaminated sites.". Paper presented in 14th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2004.
  56. Santos MJG; Chelinho, Sónia Cristina de Jesus; Ferreira MFL; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Avoidance Behaviour of Folsomia candida (Insecta:Collembola) to four pesticides in a agricultural contaminated field.". Paper presented in 14th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2004.
  57. Natal-da-Luz T; Tidona, S.; Morais PV; Sousa, JP. "Residual sludge utilization in agriculture. The need for an ecotoxicological assessment.". Paper presented in 5º Congresso Ibérico e 2º Iberoamericano de Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental, 2003.
  58. Sousa, JP; Gama MM; Pinto, C.; Calhôa, F.; Lemos L; Castro, C.; Natal-da-Luz T; et al. "Alteração do uso do solo e biodiversidade de colêmbolos edáficos em povoamentos de Quercus suber.". Paper presented in Encontro anual da SPCS entitled “O Solo – Factor de Qualidade Ambiental”, 2003.
  59. Keating, A.; Gama MM; Calhôa, F.; Castro, C.; Lemos, M.; Natal-da-Luz T; Leitão, P.; Dias, S.; Sousa, JP. "Biodiversidade de macrofauna num gradiente de intensificação de uso do solo.". Paper presented in Encontro anual da SPCS entitled “O Solo – Factor de Qualidade Ambiental”, 2003.
  60. Natal-da-Luz T; Tidona, S.; Morais PV; Sousa, JP. "Teste ecotoxicológico com Avena sativa e Brassica rapa para avaliar as potencialidades das lamas das ETARes como fertilizantes.". Paper presented in Encontro anual da SPCS entitled “O Solo – Factor de Qualidade Ambiental”, 2003.
  61. Keating, A.; Gama MM; Calhôa, F.; Castro, C.; Lemos, M.; Natal-da-Luz T; Sousa, JP. "Alteração dos padrões de biodiversidade de macrofauna edáfica em montado de sobro sujeito a diferentes tipos de gestão.". Paper presented in 1º Colóquio sobre a Flora e a Fauna dos Montados, 2002.
  62. Natal-da-Luz T; Loureiro, S.; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, JP; Soares AMVM. "Avoidance tests as early screening tools for site specific assessment in polluted soils.". Paper presented in 12th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 2002.
Journal article
  1. Bouguerra, Sirine; Gavina, Ana; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago; Sousa, José Paulo; Ksibi, Mohamed; Pereira, Ruth. "The use of soil enzymes activity, microbial biomass, and basal respiration to assess the effects of cobalt oxide nanomaterial in soil microbiota". Applied Soil Ecology 169 (2022): 104246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.104246.
    10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.104246
  2. Renaud, Mathieu; El Morabet, Hamza; Reis, Filipa; da Silva, Pedro Martins; Siciliano, Steven Douglas; Sousa, José Paulo; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago. "Are structural and functional endpoints of soil communities similarly affected by metal mixtures? – A terrestrial model ecosystem approach". Science of The Total Environment 795 (2021): 148909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148909.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148909
  3. Louzon, Maxime; Pauget, Benjamin; Gimbert, Frédéric; Morin-Crini, Nadia; Wong, Janine W. Y.; Zaldibar, Beñat; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago; et al. "In situ and ex situ bioassays with Cantareus aspersus for environmental risk assessment of metal(loid) and PAH-contaminated soils". Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ieam.4480.
    10.1002/ieam.4480
  4. Renaud, Mathieu; da Silva, Pedro Martins; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago; Siciliano, Steven Douglas; Sousa, José Paulo. "Community effect concentrations as a new concept to easily incorporate community data in environmental effect assessment of complex metal mixtures". Journal of Hazardous Materials 411 (2021): 125088. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125088.
    10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125088
  5. Alexandrino, R. C. S.; Lima, F. R. D.; Martins, G. C.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J. P.; Guilherme, L. R. G.; Marques, J. J.. "Lead acetate ecotoxicity in tropical soils". Ecotoxicology 30 6 (2021): 1029-1042. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10646-021-02443-0.
    10.1007/s10646-021-02443-0
  6. Bandeira, Felipe Ogliari; Lopes Alves, Paulo Roger; Hennig, Thuanne Braúlio; Toniolo, Tânia; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago; Baretta, Dilmar. "Effect of temperature on the toxicity of imidacloprid to Eisenia andrei and Folsomia candida in tropical soils". Environmental Pollution 267 (2020): 115565. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115565.
    10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115565
  7. Natal-da-Luz T; Gabriel Caixeta Martins; Cynthia de Oliveira; Paula Godinho Ribeiro; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; José Paulo Sousa; Jochen Bundschuh; Luiz Roberto Guimarães Guilherme. "Assessing the most sensitive and reliable endpoints in plant growth tests to improve arsenic risk assessment". Science of The Total Environment 708 (2020): 134753-134753. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134753.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134753
  8. Rieff, Gleidson Gimenes; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago; Renaud, Mathieu; Azevedo-Pereira, Henrique M.V.S.; Chichorro, Filipe; Schmelz, Rüdiger M.; Sá, Enilson Luiz Saccol de; Sousa, José Paulo. "Impact of no-tillage versus conventional maize plantation on soil mesofauna with and without the use of a lambda-cyhalothrin based insecticide: A terrestrial model ecosystem experiment". Applied Soil Ecology 147 (2020): 103381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.103381.
    Published • 10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.103381
  9. Gabriel Caixeta Martins; Cynthia de Oliveira; Paula Godinho Ribeiro; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; José Paulo Sousa; Jochen Bundschuh; Luiz Roberto Guimarães Guilherme. "Assessing the Brazilian prevention value for soil arsenic: Effects on emergence and growth of plant species relevant to tropical agroecosystems". Science of The Total Environment 694 (2019): 133663-133663. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133663.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133663
  10. Mina, Rúben; Alves, Joana; Alves da Silva, António; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago; Cabral, João A.; Barros, Paulo; Topping, Christopher J.; Sousa, José Paulo. "Wing membrane and fur samples as reliable biological matrices to measure bioaccumulation of metals and metalloids in bats". Environmental Pollution 253 (2019): 199-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.06.123.
    10.1016/j.envpol.2019.06.123
  11. Tiago Simões; Sara C. Novais; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; Sara Leston; João Rosa; Fernando Ramos; Ana Sofia Vila Pouca; et al. "Fate and effects of two pesticide formulations in the invertebrate Folsomia candida using a natural agricultural soil". Science of The Total Environment 675 (2019): 90-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.191.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.191
  12. Tiago Simões; Sara C. Novais; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; Mathieu Renaud; Sara Leston; Fernando Ramos; Jörg Römbke; et al. "From laboratory to the field: Validating molecular markers of effect in Folsomia candida exposed to a fungicide-based formulation". Environment International 127 (2019): 522-530. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.073.
    10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.073
  13. Renaud, Mathieu; Chelinho, Sónia; Alvarenga, Paula; Mourinha, Clarisse; Palma, Patrícia; Sousa, José Paulo; Natal-da-Luz, Tiago. "Exploring the Use of Species Sensitivity Distributions to Define Protective Limits for the Use of Organic Wastes as Soil Amendments". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 38 7 (2019): 1569-1576. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.4442.
    10.1002/etc.4442
  14. Tiago Simões; Sara C. Novais; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; Bart Devreese; Tjalf de Boer; Dick Roelofs; José P. Sousa; Nico M. van Straalen; Marco F.L. Lemos. "Using time-lapse omics correlations to integrate toxicological pathways of a formulated fungicide in a soil invertebrate". Environmental Pollution 246 (2019): 845-854. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.12.069.
    10.1016/j.envpol.2018.12.069
  15. Tiago Natal-da-Luz; Tom Gevaert; Carla Pereira; Daniela Alves; Maria Arena; José Paulo Sousa. "Should oral exposure in Hypoaspis aculeifer tests be considered in order to keep them in Tier I test battery for ecological risk assessment of PPPs?". Environmental Pollution 244 (2019): 871-876. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.10.113.
    10.1016/j.envpol.2018.10.113
  16. Tiago Simões; Sara C. Novais; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; Bart Devreese; Tjalf de Boer; Dick Roelofs; José P. Sousa; Nico M. van Straalen; Marco F. L. Lemos. "An integrative omics approach to unravel toxicity mechanisms of environmental chemicals: effects of a formulated herbicide". Scientific Reports 8 1 (2018): https://doi.org/10.1038%2Fs41598-018-29662-6.
    10.1038/s41598-018-29662-6
  17. Renaud M; Akeju T; Natal-da-Luz T; Leston S; Rosa J; Ramos F; Sousa JP; Azevedo-Pereira HMVS. "Effects of the neonicotinoids acetamiprid and thiacloprid in their commercial formulations on soil fauna.". Chemosphere (2018): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/29197819.
    10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.11.102
  18. Römbke, J.; Bandow, C.; Gerlach, A.; Jaeschke, B.; Schmelz, R. M.; Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.; Russell, D.J.. "Data on the Lumbricidae and Enchytraeidae from six forest sites in Germany and Portugal". Opuscula Zoologica 48 Supplement (2018): 73-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.18348/opzool.2017.s2.73.
    10.18348/opzool.2017.s2.73
  19. Stephanie D. Jurburg; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; João Raimundo; Paula V. Morais; José Paulo Sousa; Jan Dirk van Elsas; Joana Falcao Salles. "Bacterial communities in soil become sensitive to drought under intensive grazing". Science of The Total Environment (2017): https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.scitotenv.2017.10.012.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.012
  20. Mathieu Renaud; Sónia Chelinho; Paula Alvarenga; Clarisse Mourinha; Patrícia Palma; José Paulo Sousa; Tiago Natal-da-Luz. "Organic wastes as soil amendments – Effects assessment towards soil invertebrates". Journal of Hazardous Materials 330 (2017): 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.jhazmat.2017.01.052.
    10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.01.052
  21. Gleidson Gimenes Rieff; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; Jose Paulo Sousa; Marcelo Osorio Wallau; Leandro Hahn; Enilson Luiz Saccol de Sa. "Collembolans and Mites Communities as a Tool for Assessing Soil Quality: Effect of Eucalyptus Plantations on Soil Mesofauna Biodiversity". Current Science 110 4 (2016): 713-713. https://doi.org/10.18520%2Fcs%2Fv110%2Fi4%2F713-719.
    10.18520/cs/v110/i4/713-719
  22. Paulo Roger L. Alves; Tiago Natal-da-Luz; José Paulo Sousa; Elke J.B.N. Cardoso. "Ecotoxicological characterization of sugarcane vinasses when applied to tropical soils". Science of The Total Environment 526 (2015): 222-232. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.scitotenv.2015.03.150.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.150
  23. Nico W van den Brink; Jennifer A Arblaster; Sarah R Bowman; Jason M Conder; John E Elliott; Mark S Johnson; Derek CG Muir; et al. "Use of terrestrial field studies in the derivation of bioaccumulation potential of chemicals". Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 12 1 (2015): 135-145. https://doi.org/10.1002%2Fieam.1717.
    10.1002/ieam.1717
  24. Coelho, C.; Branco, R.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.; Morais, P.V.. "Evaluation of bacterial biosensors to determine chromate bioavailability and to assess ecotoxicity of soils". Chemosphere 128 (2015): 62-69. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84925262820&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.12.026
  25. Cesar, R.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Bidone, E.; Castilhos, Z.; Polivanov, H.; Sousa, J.P.. "Disposal of dredged sediments in tropical soils: ecotoxicological evaluation based on bioassays with springtails and enchytraeids". Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22 4 (2015): 2916-2924. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84924787250&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s11356-014-3559-3
  26. Cesar, R.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Silva, F.; Bidone, E.; Castilhos, Z.; Polivanov, H.; Sousa, J.P.. "Ecotoxicological assessment of a dredged sediment using bioassays with three species of soil invertebrates". Ecotoxicology 24 2 (2015): 414-423. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84925539508&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10646-014-1390-8
  27. Cesar, R.; Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.; Colonese, J.; Bidone, E.; Castilhos, Z.; Egler, S.; Polivanov, H.. "Disposal of dredged sediments in tropical soils: Ecotoxicological effects on earthworms". Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186 3 (2014): 1487-1497. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84895808104&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10661-013-3468-9
  28. Ojeda, G.; Patrício, J.; Navajas, H.; Comellas, L.; Alcañiz, J.M.; Ortiz, O.; Marks, E.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.. "Effects of nonylphenols on soil microbial activity and water retention". Applied Soil Ecology 64 (2013): 77-83. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84871060101&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.apsoil.2012.10.012
  29. Martins, C.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.; Gonçalves, M.J.; Salgueiro, L.; Canhoto, C.. "Effects of Essential Oils from Eucalyptus globulus Leaves on Soil Organisms Involved in Leaf Degradation". PLoS ONE 8 4 (2013): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875913488&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1371/journal.pone.0061233
  30. Chelinho, S.; Lopes, I.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Domene, X.; Tenorio Nunes, M.E.; Espíndola, E.L.G.; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, J.P.. "Integrated ecological risk assessment of pesticides in tropical ecosystems: A case study with carbofuran in Brazil". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31 2 (2012): 437-445. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84855822988&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/etc.738
  31. Natal-da-Luz, T.; Lee, I.; Verweij, R.A.; Morais, P.V.; Van Velzen, M.J.; Sousa, J.P.; Van Gestel, C.A.. "Influence of earthworm activity on microbial communities related with the degradation of persistent pollutants". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31 4 (2012): 794-803. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84858620259&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/etc.1738
  32. Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Ojeda, G.; Costa, M.; Pratas, J.; Lanno, R.P.; Van Gestel, C.A.M.; Sousa, J.P.. "Short-Term changes of metal availability in soil. Part I: Comparing sludge-Amended with metal-spiked soils". Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 63 2 (2012): 199-208. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865777445&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00244-012-9763-6
  33. Natal-da-Luz, T.; Moreira-Santos, M.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo, L.E.; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, J.P.. "Ecotoxicological characterization of a tropical soil after diazinon spraying". Ecotoxicology 21 8 (2012): 2163-2176. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84868131414&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10646-012-0970-8
  34. Amorim, M.J.B.; Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.; Loureiro, S.; Becker, L.; Römbke, J.; Soares, A.M.V.M.. "Boric acid as reference substance: Pros, cons and standardization". Ecotoxicology 21 3 (2012): 919-924. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84862901188&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10646-011-0832-9
  35. Natal-da-Luz, T.; Ojeda, G.; Pratas, J.; Van Gestel, C.A.M.; Sousa, J.P.. "Toxicity to Eisenia andrei and Folsomia candida of a metal mixture applied to soil directly or via an organic matrix". Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 74 6 (2011): 1715-1720. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79961128643&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ecoenv.2011.05.017
  36. Natal-da-Luz, T.; Ojeda, G.; Costa, M.; Pratas, J.; LAnno, R.P.; Van Gestel, C.A.M.; Sousa, J.P.. "Short-term changes of metal availability in soil. II: The influence of earthworm activity". Applied Soil Ecology 49 1 (2011): 178-186. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80052172511&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.apsoil.2011.05.007
  37. Domene, X.; Chelinho, S.; Campana, P.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Alcañiz, J.M.; Andrés, P.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, P.. "Influence of soil properties on the performance of Folsomia candida: Implications for its use in soil ecotoxicology testing". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30 7 (2011): 1497-1505. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79958182021&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/etc.533
  38. Chelinho, S.; Domene, X.; Campana, P.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Scheffczyk, A.; Römbke, J.; Andrés, P.; Sousa, J.P.. "Improving ecological risk assessment in the Mediterranean area: Selection of reference soils and evaluating the influence of soil properties on avoidance and reproduction of two oligochaete species". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30 5 (2011): 1050-1058. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79953764482&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/etc.480
  39. Natal-da-luz, T.; Tidona, S.; Van Gestel, C.A.M.; Morais, P.V.; Sousa, J.P.. "The use of Collembola avoidance tests to characterize sewage sludges as soil amendments". Chemosphere 77 11 (2009): 1526-1533. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-71749100877&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.chemosphere.2009.09.056
  40. Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Tidona, S.; Jesus, B.; Morais, P.V.; Sousa, J.P.. "The use of sewage sludge as soil amendment. the need for an ecotoxicological evaluation". Journal of Soils and Sediments 9 3 (2009): 246-260. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-67650851488&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s11368-009-0077-x
  41. Natal-da-Luz, T.; Amorim, M.J.B.; Römbke, J.; Paulo Sousa, J.. "Avoidance tests with earthworms and springtails: Defining the minimum exposure time to observe a significant response". Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 71 2 (2008): 545-551. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-51149091846&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ecoenv.2007.09.005
  42. Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Römbke, J.; Sousa, J.P.. "Avoidance tests in site-specific risk assessment - Influence of soil properties on the avoidance response of Collembola and earthworms". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 27 5 (2008): 1112-1117. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-43649095877&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1897/07-386.1
  43. Domene, X.; Natal-Da-Luz, T.; Alcañiz, J.M.; Andrés, P.; Sousa, J.P.. "Feeding inhibition in the soil collembolan Folsomia candida as an endpoint for the estimation of organic waste ecotoxicity". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26 7 (2007): 1538-1544. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34447544148&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1897/06-623R.1
  44. Diogo, J.B.; Natal-da-Luz, T.; Sousa, J.P.; Vogt, C.; Nowak, C.. "Tolerance of genetically characterized Folsomia candida strains to phenmedipham exposure: A comparison between reproduction and avoidance tests". Journal of Soils and Sediments 7 6 (2007): 388-392. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-37549050961&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1065/jss2007.09.252
  45. Da Luz, T.N.; Ribeiro, R.; Sousa, J.P.. "Avoidance tests with collembola and earthworms as early screening tools for site-specific assessment of polluted soils". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23 9 (2004): 2188-2193. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-3943056940&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1897/03-445
  46. Sousa, J.P.; Da Gama, M.M.; Pinto, C.; Keating, A.; Calhôa, F.; Lemos, M.; Castro, C.; et al. "Effects of land-use on Collembola diversity patterns in a Mediterranean landscape". Pedobiologia 48 5-6 (2004): 609-622. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-9644257244&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.pedobi.2004.06.004

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Host (Event location)
2019/11/03 Incorporating community data into risk assessment schemes using community similarity dose-responses. 40th SETAC North America Annual Meeting
(Toronto, Canada)
2019/10/23 Toxicity of water from slaking of metal-contaminated soils: comparing sludge-amended with metal-spiked soils under field conditions. XIX Congreso Colombiano de la Ciencia del suelo – Suelos, Sostenibilidad y Vida. Estrategias frente al cambio climático
(Cartagena da Índias, Colombia)
2019/09/05 Tackling some of the research gaps identified in the EFSA Scientific Opinion on the risk assessment of in-soil organisms. XVI Symposium on Pesticide Chemistry, “Advances in risk assessment and management”
Piacenza University, Italy (Piacenza, Italy)
2019/09/04 Biowaste-based amendments in agroecosystems: when the increase in soil organic matter and overall soil quality face some threats. 5th International conference Wastes, Solution, treatment and Opportunities
(Lisboa, Portugal)
2019/07/29 The bionematicide 1,4-naphthoquinone: risk analyses on seed germination and growth of tomato. 15th European Ecological Federation Congress and 18th National SPECO
(Lisboa, Portugal)
2019/05/26 Tackling EFSA recommendations on testing for Ecological Risk Assessment of Plant Protection Products (PPP) to in-soil organisms. 29th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Helsinki, Finland)
2018/07/01 Assessing arsenic ecotoxicity in tropical soils for regulatory purposes: which endpoints are more appropriate? 7th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment
(Beijing, China)
2018/05/13 Should oral exposure in Hypoaspis aculeifer tests be considered in order to keep them in Tier I test battery for ecological risk assessment of PPPs? 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Rome, Italy)
2018/05/13 How protective is the current risk assessment for soil organisms? 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Rome, Italy)
2018/05/13 Integrative Omics linkage to reproduction effects of a fungicide in the soil invertebrate Folsomia candida. 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Rome, Italy)
2017/09/04 Effects on soil chemical and biochemical status from recycling organic wastes to agricultural land: results from a field experiment 17th International Ramiran Conference - Sustainable utilisation of manures and residue resources in agriculture
(Wexford, Ireland)
2017/05/07 Are interactions between organisms relevant to assess toxicity of metal mixtures in wastes? A TME approach. 27th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Brussels, Belgium)
2016/09/12 Using an integrative OMICs approach to unravel Glyphosate mechanisms of toxicity in Folsomia candida. SETAC/iEOS Joint Focused Topic Meeting - Environmental and (eco)toxicological Omics and Epigenetics: Science, Technology and Regulatory Applications
(Ghent, Belgium)
2016/08/22 Effects of soil moisture and an insecticide on Enchytraeidae (Oligochaeta) and the feeding rate in Terrestrial Model Ecosystems (TME) XVII ICSZ International Colloquium on Soil Zoology
(Nara, Japan)
2016/05/27 Oligochaetes (Lumbricidae, Enchytraeidae) and litter decomposition at six forest sites in Germany and Portugal, differing in site and climate properties. ISE12 - 12th International Symposium on Enchytraeidae
(Tihany, Hungary)
2016/03/18 Participation in the XIX ENEB (Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Biologia) that had place in University of Coimbra between 18th and 22nd of March, 2016, as coordenator of the workshop “Evito logo deteto! – O Mundo da Ecotoxicologia de solos”. XIX ENEB (Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Biologia)
Universidade de Coimbra, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (Coimbra, Portugal)
2015/09/27 Recycling organic wastes to agricultural land as a way to improve its quality: a field study to evaluate risks and benefits. 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environmental Systems – SDEWES
(Dubrovnik, Croatia)
2015/09/14 Assessment of risks and benefits of recycling sewage sludge and different composted organic wastes to agricultural land. 3rd International Conference – Wastes
(Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
2015/09/07 Can Agricultural application constitute an alternative to the landfill disposal of wastes? SETAC Latin America 11th Biennial Meeting
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
2015/09/07 Toxicogenomic approach to unravel mechanisms of pesticide action in Folsomia candida: tools for environmental risk assessment? SETAC Latin America 11th Biennial Meeting
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
2015/05/03 Biochar as an alternative to activated carbon for polluted soil remediation. 25th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Barcelona, Spain)
2015/05/03 Wastes or products? Can agricultural application be (part of) the solution for the disposal of organic wastes? 25th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Barcelona, Spain)
2014/05/11 Impact of no-till versus conventional maize plantation in soil mesofauna: a TME experiment. 24th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Basel, Switzerland)
2014/05/11 Terrestrial field studies are needed to derive bioaccumulation potential of chemicals 24th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Basel, Switzerland)
2013/04/07 Environmental risk assessment of the use of different organic wastes as soil amendments. European Geosciences Union General Assembly
(Vienna, Austria)
2012/08/06 Using soil nematode and microarthropod community testing to assess pesticide effects in warm temperate and tropical regions XVI ICSZ International Colloquium on Soil Zoology
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2012/08/06 Can avoidance behaviour be used as a tool to investigate the re-colonization potential of contaminated patches? XVI ICSZ International Colloquium on Soil Zoology
(coimbra, Portugal)
2011/05/15 Changes of metal availability over time in sludge-amended and metal-spiked soils. Does earthworm activity influence those changes? 21st SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Milan, Italy)
2010/05/23 The influence of earthworm activity on microbial processes related with the degradation of persistent pollutants. 20th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Seville, Spain)
2008/06/24 Cangaço e bagaço de uva: sub-produtos das adegas com potencial fertilizante. II Congresso Nacional de Agricultura Biológica
(Torres Vedras, Portugal)
2008/05/25 Integrated ecological risk assessment of pesticides in tropical ecosystems: a case study with carbofuran in Brazil. 18th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Warsaw, Poland)
2008/04/07 Toxicidad de plaguicidas en agricultura tropical: integración de vías de exposición relevantes. III Congreso de Ecotoxicología y Química Ambeintal (AMEQA/SETAC)
(Mexico City , Mexico)
2007/11/11 Should we avoid the use of avoidance tests in site specific risk assessment? 28th SETAC North America Annual Meeting
(Milwaukee, United States)
2007/11/11 Amorim MJB, 2007. Toxicokinetics of cadmium or hexachlorobenzene in potworms: Preliminary results of an international bioaccumulation ring test for terrestrial Oligochaetes 28th SETAC North America Annual Meeting
(Milwaukee, United States)
2007/05/20 Reaction of populations of the Collembolan Folsomia candida to phenmedipham exposure - Does genetics really matter? 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(Porto, Portugal)
2006/10/16 Integrated toxicity assessment of the effects of a pesticide application in a tropical soil. ANCAP (The African Network for Chemical Analysis of Pesticides) - SETAC
(Arusha, Tanzania)
2006/05/21 The bioaccumulation of cadmium in terrestrial Oligochaetes. 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine
(Lisboa, Portugal)
2006/05/13 Valorização agrícola de lamas de ETAR de tratamento de efluentes têxteis: Avaliação do impacto ecotoxicológico XII SILUBESA (12º Simpósio Luso-Brasileiro de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental)
(Figueira da Foz, Portugal)
2006/05/07 Defining a set of Mediterranean reference soils for ecotoxicological testing. 16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
(The Hague, Netherlands)
2004/10/14 Ensaios de “avoidance” com organismos do solo como ponto de partida para a avaliação de risco ecológico de solos contaminados. 9º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2004/10/14 Selecção de solos naturais de referência para a bacia Mediterrânica – Realização de ensaios de “avoidance” e reprodução. 9º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2004/10/12 Ecotoxicidade dos compostos de lamas de ETARs de efluentes têxteis. 11º Encontro Nacional de Saneamento Básico
(Faro, Portugal)
2004/06/15 Ensaios de “avoidance” com Colêmbolos e Oligoquetas na avaliação de risco de locais contaminados. Factores que podem influenciar o comportamento de exclusão. I Congresso Ibérico da Ciência do Solo
(Bragança, Portugal)
2003/07/10 A utilização de lamas residuais na agricultura. Necessidade de uma avaliação ecotoxicológica. Encontro anual da SPCS entitled “O Solo – Factor de Qualidade Ambiental”
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2003/07/10 Efeito na actividade microbiana da adição de lamas activadas em solo. Encontro anual da SPCS entitled “O Solo – Factor de Qualidade Ambiental”
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2002/09/27 Efeitos da alteração do uso do solo nos padrões de biodiversidade de colêmbolos edáficos em povoamentos de Quercus suber. 1º Colóquio sobre a Flora e a Fauna dos Montados
(Grândola, Portugal)
2002/09/27 Desenvolvimento de ferramentas para avaliar alterações de biodiversidade em sistemas terrestres. 1º Colóquio sobre a Flora e a Fauna dos Montados
(Grândola, Portugal)
2002/09/13 Effects of land-use changes on Collembola diversity patterns in a Mediterranean landscape. VI International Seminar on Apterygota
(Siena, Italy)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2020 - Current Biodegradable Agricultural Films with Nematicidal Activity - A Novel Sustainable and Integrated System for Root-knot Nematodes Management
Supervisor
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Engenharia Quimica, Portugal
2020 - Current Is the prediction of toxicity of a tank mixture to non-target species through concentration addition model dependent on the organism group?
Supervisor
Master in Biodiversity and Vegetal Biotechnology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2019 - Current Novel strategy for the risk assessment of pesticide tank mixtures on non-target soil organisms
Co-supervisor of Fernanda Benedet
Biosciences PhD (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
2018 - Current Understanding the influence of soil pH on Dazomet behaviour and toxicity to promote its sustainable use in agriculture
Co-supervisor of Antonieta Gabriel
PhD of Biology and Ecology of Global Changes program (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2017 - Current Increasing the ecological relevance of the effects of metals in soil
Supervisor
Biosciences PhD (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal

University of Saskatchewan, Canada
2018 - 2020/10/13 Further advances on soil microarthropod community testing for the risk assessment of plant protection products
Supervisor of Pedro Campos
Master of Biology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2018 - 2020 The effect of temperature on the toxicity of agrochemicals to collembolans
Supervisor of Patrícia Ferreira
Master of Ecology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2017 - 2018 The effect of microplastics on terrestrial and aquatic organisms
Supervisor
Master in Ecology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2012 - 2016 Toxicity of chemicals to collembola species. Does the life-form matter?
Supervisor of João Rodolfo da Silva Pontes
Master of Biology (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2007/05/17 - 2007/05/18 Final workshop for the Ring Test: “Bioaccumulation: Soil Test using Terrestrial Oligochaetes” organized by Institute of Environment and Life and ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH and sponsored by the Federal Environmental Agency, 17 – 18 May, 2007, Curia, Portugal. (2007/04/01 - 2007/05/08)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Germany

Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2018/12/06 - Current “II Seminar GLP of OECD – Actual issues on GLP” (4 hours) promoted by Instituto Português da Qualidade (IPQ); lectured by Eduardo Morgado, President of CT180, APQ, Noélia Duarte, Colsultant in Quality sistems and Vitor Cabral from IPQ, 6 of December, 2018.
Seminar
II Seminar GLP of OECD – Actual issues on GLP
Instituto Português da Qualidade, Portugal
2017/12/05 - Current Participated in the activities of the “World Soil Day” that had place in the Department of Life Sciences of FCTUC in collaboration with the Science Museum of UC at 5th of December of 2017.
Exhibition
World Soil Day
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2016/06/06 - Current Workshop on “Environmentally Sustainable processes in critical metals recovery linked to the project BIOCriticalMetals” organized by University of Coimbra, 6th June of 2016, Coimbra, Portugal.
Workshop
Environmentally Sustainable processes in critical metals recovery linked to the project BIOCriticalMetals
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2015/10/15 - Current Workshop on “Valorização agrícola de resíduos orgânicos – riscos e benefícios” organized by Escola Superior Agrária de Beja, 23rd October of 2015, Beja, Portugal.
Workshop
Valorização agrícola de resíduos orgânicos – riscos e benefícios
Instituto Politécnico Escola Superior Agrária de Beja, Portugal
2015/07/23 - Current Participation in the Summer University in the University of Coimbra at 23th of July, 2015, with the workshop “Evitar ou não evitar? Eis a questão” (Avoid or not avoid? That’s the question).
Workshop
Avoid or not avoid? That’s the question
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2015/07/10 - Current Workshop on “Nanomaterials: Applications and risks” organized by University of Porto, 10th July of 2015, Oporto, Portugal.
Workshop
Nanomaterials: Applications and risks
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2007/08/08 - Current Lecture presentation entitled “Actividades de Investigação no Laboratório de Solos do Departamento de Zoologia da Universidade de Coimbra” (Research activities in laboratory of soils from Department of Zoology of the University of Coimbra) (2 hours) in EMBRAPA – Agrobiologia, Seropédica, Brazil, 8 August, 2007.
Seminar
Research activities in laboratory of soils from Department of Zoology of the University of Coimbra
EMBRAPA - Agrobiologia, Brazil
2007/04/18 - Current Invited by Escola Secundária Fontes Pereira de Melo, Oporto, Portugal, to teach a 1h-class entitled “Actividades de Investigação no Laboratório de Solos do Departamento de Zoologia da Universidade de Coimbra” (Research activities in laboratory of soils from Department of Zoology of the University of Coimbra), integrated in the 1º Ciclo de Conferências – Vagas de Conhecimento, 18 April, 2007.
Seminar
Research activities in laboratory of soils from Department of Zoology of the University of Coimbra
Escola Secundária Fontes Pereira de Melo, Portugal
2019/09/03 - 2019/09/05 XVI Symposium on Pesticide Chemistry, “Advances in risk assessment and management”, 3 – 5 September, 2019, Piacenza, Italy.
Congress
Advances in risk assessment and management
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Campus di Piacenza-Cremona, Italy
2019/05/26 - 2019/05/30 29th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, “One Environment, One Health, Sustainable Societies”, 26 – 30 May, 2019, Helsinki, Finland.
Congress
One Environment, One Health, Sustainable Societies
2018/05/13 - 2018/05/17 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 13 – 17 May, 2018, Rome, Italy.
Congress
28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2017/05/07 - 2017/05/11 27th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 7 - 11 May, 2017, Brussels, Belgium.
Congress
27th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2017/02/22 - 2017/02/24 Participation in the II Forum of Biological Sciences that had place in University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro between 22nd and 24th of February, 2017, as lecturer of the workshop “Evito logo deteto! – O Mundo da Ecotoxicologia de solos”.
Workshop
II Forum of Biological Sciences
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
2016/07/18 - 2016/07/22 Participation in the Summer University in the University of Coimbra between 18th and 22nd of July, 2016, with the workshop “Avoid or not avoid? That’s the question".
Workshop
Avoid or not avoid? That’s the question
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2015/09/07 - 2015/09/10 SETAC Latin America 11th Biennial Meeting, as chairman in the session “Soil ecotoxicology in Latin America: where to go?”, 7 – 10 September, 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Congress
Soil ecotoxicology in Latin America: where to go?
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2015/06/16 - 2015/06/19 4º Encontro Ibérico de Ecologia – A Ecologia e os Desafios Societais. 16 – 19 June, 2015, Coimbra, Portugal.
Congress
A Ecologia e os Desafios Societais.
2014/11/04 - 2014/11/07 Cost action FP1305. First annual meeting – What are we linking? 4 – 7 November, 2014, Reading, United Kingdom.
Congress
What are we linking?
2014/05/11 - 2014/05/15 24th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 11 - 15 May, 2014, Basel, Switzerland.
Congress
24th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2013/01/08 - 2013/01/10 Workshop on “Bioaccumulation potential of organic chemicals in terrestrial ecosystems” organized by the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI), 8 – 10 January, 2013, Miami, Florida, USA.
Workshop
Bioaccumulation potential of organic chemicals in terrestrial ecosystems
ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute, United States
2012/12/17 - 2012/12/18 “Curso de Identificación de Oligoquetos” (15 hours) promoted by University of Vigo, Red de Uso Sostenible de los Recursos Naturales y Agroalimentarios (REDUSO) e Xunta de Galisa, Spain; lectured and coordinated by María Jesús Iglesias Briones, researcher in the REDUSO from Faculty of Biology of University of Vigo, Spain, 17 – 18 December, 2012.
Seminar
Curso de Identificación de Oligoquetos
Universidade de Vigo, Spain
2012/09/17 - 2012/09/21 “MicroRespTM – Colourimetric Method (Dyetest)” (26 hours) promoted by The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority (Teagasc), Ireland; lectured by Dorothy Stone, researcher of Teagasc, Ireland and coordinated by Rachel Creamer, research officer of Teagasc, Ireland, 17 – 21 September, 2012.
Seminar
MicroRespTM – Colourimetric Method (Dyetest)
Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland
2012/08/06 - 2012/08/10 XVII ICSZ International Colloquium on Soil Zoology, XII ICA International Colloquium on Apterigota, X ISE International Symposium on Enchytraeidae, 6 – 10 August, 2012, Coimbra, Portugal.
Congress
XVII ICSZ International Colloquium on Soil Zoology
2012/02/15 - 2012/02/16 The SETAC Europe 5th Special Science Symposium on “Ecosystem Services: from policy to practice”, 15 – 16 February, 2012, Brussels, Belgium.
Congress
Ecosystem Services: from policy to practice
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2011/09/12 - 2011/09/13 "The use of biological traits in ecology” (48 hours) promoted by IMAR and Department of Life Sciences, UC, Portugal; lectured by: Matty Berg from VU, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Francesco de Bello from Czech Acad Sciences, Czech Republic; Sylvain Dolédec from University of Lyon, France; Nuria Bonada from University of Barcelona, Spain; and Maria João Feio from IMAR-UC and coordinated by José Paulo Sousa from Department of Life Sciences and Manuel Augusto Graça from IMAR-UC, Portugal, 12 – 23 September, 2011.
Seminar
The use of biological traits in ecology
Instituto do Mar, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2011/05/15 - 2011/05/19 21st SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 15 – 19 May, 2011, Milan, Italy.
Congress
21st SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2010/05/23 - 2010/05/27 20th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 23 – 27 May, 2010, Seville, Spain.
Congress
20th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2009/02/03 - 2009/02/09 “Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Indicators of Soil Quality” (35 hours) promoted by IMAR-CMA, Department of Zoology, and Department of Biochemistry, UC, Portugal; lectured by: Elke Jurandi Cardoso from ESALQ, University of São Paulo, Brazil; and Marco António Nogueira from UEL, University of Londrina, Brazil, and coordinated by P.V. Morais from Department of Biochemistry and José Paulo Sousa from Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal, 9 – 13 February, 2009.
Seminar
Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Indicators of Soil Quality
Instituto do Mar, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2008/01/07 - 2008/01/10 “Topics in Ecotoxicology: Bioassays and Bioindication” (31 hours) promoted by SENSE Research School, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands; lectured by T.C.M. Brock from Alterra, WU; C.A.M. van Gestel from Institute of Ecological Science, VU; T.H.M. Hamers from IVM; J.E. Kammenga from WU; M.H.S. Kraak from Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology; J. Legler from IES; A.J. Murk from WU; and E.H.T.M. Peeters from WU and coordinated by C.A.M. van Gestel from VU, and A.J. Murk from WU, The Netherlands, 7 – 10 January, 2008.
Seminar
Topics in Ecotoxicology: Bioassays and Bioindication
Wageningen University and Research Research Institutes, Netherlands
2007/07/30 - 2007/08/01 Lecturer in the “1º Workshop sobre validação de Métodos Biológicos” held in Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 30 July – 1 August, 2007.
Workshop
1º Workshop sobre validação de Métodos Biológicos
EMBRAPA - Agrobiologia, Brazil
2007/05/20 - 2007/05/24 17th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, as chairman in the session “Ecotoxicity tests for waste, waste eluates and waste water” 20 – 24 May, 2007, Oporto, Portugal.
Congress
Ecotoxicity tests for waste, waste eluates and waste water
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2007/05/17 - 2007/05/18 Final workshop for the Ring Test: “Bioaccumulation: Soil Test using Terrestrial Oligochaetes” organized by Institute of Environment and Life and ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH and sponsored by the Federal Environmental Agency, 17 – 18 May, 2007, Curia, Portugal.
Workshop
Bioaccumulation: Soil Test using Terrestrial Oligochaetes
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Germany

Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal
2006/09/20 - 2006/09/21 Workshop for the Ring Test: “Evaluation of a biotest battery for the ecotoxicological characterisation of waste and waste eluates by an interlaboratory test” organized by Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), Germany, 20 – 21 September, 2006, Marienfelde, Berlin, Germany.
Workshop
Evaluation of a biotest battery for the ecotoxicological characterisation of waste and waste eluates by an interlaboratory test
Umweltbundesamt, Germany
2006/05/29 - 2006/06/02 “Metals as Environmental Stressors: Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment” (29.5 hours) promoted by IAV and Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal; lectured by: Kees Van Gestel from VU; Roman Lanno from Ohio State University; Philippe Ross from Colorado School of Mines; Colin Janssen from University of Ghent; James Ranville from Colorado School of Mines; Ruth Harper from Western Washington University, and coordinated by José Paulo Sousa from UC, Portugal, 29 May – 2 June, 2006.
Symposium
Metals as Environmental Stressors: Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2006/05/21 - 2006/05/24 9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 21 – 24 May, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal.
Congress
9th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine
2006/05/07 - 2006/05/11 16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 7 – 11 May, 2006, The Hague, The Netherlands.
Congress
16th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2006/03/13 - 2006/03/17 XII SILUBESA (Simpósio Luso-Brasileiro de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental) 13 – 17 March, 2006, Figueira da Foz, Portugal.
Congress
XII SILUBESA (Simpósio Luso-Brasileiro de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental)
2005/08/29 - 2005/09/02 “Methods and Strategies in Risk Assessment of Contaminated Land” (28.5 hours) promoted by IAV and Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal; lectured by: Jörg Römbke from ECT GmbH, Germany; Roman Kuperman from Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, USA; Gladys Stephenson from Aquaterra Environment, Canada; Silvia Pieper from Free University of Berlin, Germany; Susana Loureiro from UA, Portugal; and José Paulo Sousa from UC, Portugal, and coordinated by José Paulo Sousa, 29 August – 2 September, 2005.
Seminar
Methods and Strategies in Risk Assessment of Contaminated Land
Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2005/07/18 - 2005/07/20 First Scientific meeting for the Ring Test: “Bioaccumulation: Soil Test using Terrestrial Oligochaetes” organized by ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH and sponsored by the Federal Environmental Agency, 18 – 20 July, 2005, in Rüsselsheim, Frankfurt, Germany.
Workshop
Bioaccumulation: Soil Test using Terrestrial Oligochaetes
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Germany

Umweltbundesamt, Germany
2005/06/27 - 2005/07/01 “Curso sobre técnicas para el estudio y caracterización de suelos” (30 hours) promoted by Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF), Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain; lectured by: Josep Maria Alcñiz, Pilar Andrés, and Oriol Ortiz Perpinyà from UAB, Spain, and coordinated by Josep Maria Alcñiz and Pilar Andrés from UAB, Spain, 27 June – 1 July, 2005.
Seminar
Curso sobre técnicas para el estudio y caracterización de suelos
Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals, Spain
2005/05/22 - 2005/05/26 15th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, from 22 – 26 May, 2005, Lille, France.
Congress
15th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2004/06/15 - 2004/06/18 I Congresso Ibérico da Ciência do Solo, 15 – 18 June, 2004, Bragança, Portugal.
Congress
I Congresso Ibérico da Ciência do Solo
2004/04/05 - 2004/04/07 “NOEC, EC50 and more…statistics in ecotoxicology” (35 hours) promoted by IAV and Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal; lectured by Hans Toni Ratte and Richard Ottermanns from RWTH Aechen University, Germany, and coordinated by José Paulo Sousa from UC, Portugal, 5 – 7 April, 2004.
Seminar
NOEC, EC50 and more…statistics in ecotoxicology
Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2003/09/22 - 2003/09/24 5th Iberian and 2nd Iberoamerican Congress of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, entitled “Environmental Problems in an Iberoamerican Context”, 22 – 24 September, 2003, Oporto, Portugal.
Congress
Environmental Problems in an Iberoamerican Context
2002/06/24 - 2002/06/28 Monitor in the course “Ecotoxicologia e Biomonitorização” held in Lisbon, promoted and organized by Centre of Ecology and Plant Biology, Department of Plant Biology, University of Lisbon, 24 – 28 June, 2002.
Workshop
Ecotoxicologia e Biomonitorização
Universidade de Lisboa Departamento de Biologia Animal, Portugal
2002/05/12 - 2002/05/16 12th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, 12 – 16 May, 2002, Vienna, Austria.
Congress
12th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, United States
2002/04/24 - 2002/04/29 Monitor in the course “Curso de Técnicas de Campo em Ecologia” held in Idanha-a-Nova, promoted and organized by IAV, Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal, 24 – 29 April, 2002.
Workshop
Curso de Técnicas de Campo em Ecologia
Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2020/04/24 longINg_nano: long term and multIgeNerational effects of nanomaterials in terrestrial invertebrates
(Thesis) Main arguer
Rita Carina Saraiva Silva Bicho (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2019/07/09 Novel approaches and future directions for pesticide ecological risk assessment to in-soil fauna
(Thesis) Main arguer
Letícia Scopel Camargo Carniel (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal

Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
2019/02/14 LINKEDIN – LINKing Effects at Different levels of biological organization: Insights into mechanisms of pesticide toxicity
Thesis Member
Tiago Filipe da Silva Simões (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal

Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar de Peniche, Portugal

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
2018/12/13 Avaliação da qualidade dos solos do Douro Vinhateiro: O efeito de diferentes modos de produção
(Thesis) Main arguer
Carlos Diogo Morais Costa (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2018/10/30 NANOfeatures- Focus on NANOparticles characteristics: modelling exposure and toxicity
(Thesis) Main arguer
Luís André Lima da Gama Mendes (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2018/10/30 MEmO: Multigenerational Exposure in ecotoxicological model species – effects, mechanisms and implicatiOns
(Thesis) Main arguer
Bruno Miguel Machado Guimarães (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2018/09/06 Exposure assessment of metals in cave-dwelling bats
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Daniela Sansur Pavón (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2018/07/20 Integrative tools to assess effects of biochar to soil biota
(Thesis) Main arguer
Marija Prodana (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2018/01/26 Ecotoxicological studies on arsenic in tropical soils: Evaluation of the arsenic prevention value
Thesis Member
Gabriel Caixeta Martins (PhD)
Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
2018 The effect of microplastics on terrestrial and aquatic organisms
Supervisor
Seitmaganbetova Gulzara (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2016/09/21 Hazard assessment of organic wastes: effects on soil microarthropod communities
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Daniela Cascão Alves (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2016 Toxicity of chemicals to collembola species. Does the life-form matter?
Supervisor
João Rodolfo da Silva Pontes (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal
2015/12/17 Atributos funcionais como ferramenta para avaliação dos efeitos agrotóxicos sobre a estrutura biológica do solo
(Thesis) Main arguer
Emily Della Costa Pinheiro Pinto (Other)
Universidade de São Paulo Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos, Brazil
2015/12/15 Effects of metal-based nanoparticles on the terrestrial Isopod Porcellionides pruinosus
(Thesis) Main arguer
Paula da Silva Tourinho (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2015/11/27 Impact of natural and/or chemical stressors on the freeze-tolerant and euryhaline enchytraeid Echytraeus albidus
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Luísa Patrício Silva (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2014/12/16 Single and joint effects of natural and chemical stressors to the terrestrial Isopod Porcellionides pruinosus
(Thesis) Arguer
Rui Guilherme da Costa Morgado (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2014/03/24 Derivation of soil screening values for metals in portuguese natural soils
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Luísa Neto Caetano (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2013/12/17 Impacts of copper and metalaxyl-M on detritus foodwebs in streams
(Thesis) Main arguer
Bruno Ricardo Campos Antunes (Master)
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2013/12/17 Effects of wildfires on leaf-litter decomposition in streams: studies in microcosms
(Thesis) Main arguer
Maria João Alves Nogueira (Master)
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2013/12/16 Optimized tools for toxicity assessment of biochar-amended soils
(Thesis) Main arguer
António Manuel de Andrade Lapa Amaro (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2012/07/18 What more can avoidance assays tell us? Using avoidance assays as a tool to predict the recolonization potential of contaminated sites
(Thesis) Main arguer
Jean Mathieu Bazenga Renaud (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2012/07/10 Environmental projects for the Figueira da Foz Municipality: municipal regulation of health and management of municipal solid waste and its environmental awareness
(Thesis) Main arguer
Diana Reis Nazaré (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2018/07 - Current Makes part of the scientific committees ISO/TC 190/SC 4/WG 2 (for the Effects on soil fauna) and ISO/TC 190/SC 4/WG 5 (for the Ecotoxicological aspects).
Member
International Organization for Standardization, Switzerland
2018/05 - Current Member of the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI) committee for Bioaccumulation in Invertebrates since May 2018.
Member
ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute, United States
2018/02/27 - Current Integrated in the committee of external experts from the Portuguese Institution General Directorate of Food and Veterinary (DGAV) for technical and scientific evaluation of plant protection products since February 27, 2018.
Member
Direcção-Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/11/27 - Current Lectured two practical classes of 6h about correlations and linear regressions in the academic discipline of Biostatistics, coordinated by Professor José Paulo Sousa and integrated in the Biology and Biochemistry degree of UC at 27th of November, 2019. Biostatistics (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2018/11/14 - Current Lectured two practical classes of 6h about ANOVAs in the academic discipline of Biostatistics, coordinated by Professor José Paulo Sousa and integrated in the Biology and Biochemistry degree of UC at 14th of November, 2018. Biostatistics (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2018/11/13 - Current Lectured two practical classes (6h in total) about “The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity” of the academic discipline of Animal Diversity, coordinated by Professors Rui Ribeiro and Isabel Luci and integrated in the Biology degree of UC at 13th of November, 2018. Animal Diversity (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2018/10/18 - Current Lectured one theoretical class of 2h about t and F tests of the academic discipline of Biostatistics, coordinated by Professor José Paulo Sousa and integrated in the Biology and Biochemistry degree of UC at 18th of October, 2018. Biostatistics (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2018/04/16 - Current Lectured one practical class (3h in total) about Ecotoxicological tests with soill invertebrates in the advanced course “Biodiversity and Forest Biotechnology” coordinated by Prof. Jorge Canhoto from UC and integrated in the Biodiversity and Plant Biotechnology Master of the University of Coimbra at 16th of April, 2018. Biodiversity and Forest Biotechnology (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2017/02/02 - Current Lecturer in the practical part of the advanced course “Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminated Sites” of the International Master on Applied Ecology (IMAE) coordinated by Prof. José Paulo Sousa and held at the University of Poitier (France) between January 30 and February 2 of 2017. Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminated Sites (Master) Université de Poitiers, France
2017/11/27 - 2017/11/29 Lectured five practical classes (15h in total) about “The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity” of the academic discipline of Animal Diversity, coordinated by Professors Rui Ribeiro and Isabel Luci and integrated in the Biology degree of UC at 27th, 28th and 29th of November, 2017. The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2016/12/05 - 2016/12/07 Lectured five practical classes (15h in total) about “The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity” of the academic discipline of Animal Diversity, coordinated by Professors Rui Ribeiro and Isabel Luci and integrated in the Biology degree of UC at 5th and 7th of December, 2016. The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2016/06/28 - 2016/06/30 Lectured two practical classes (8h in total) about avoidance tests with oligochetes in the advanced course “Ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment” coordinated by Rui Ribeiro and José Paulo Sousa from UC and integrated in the EMAE and Ecology Masters in the University of Coimbra at 28th and 30th of June, 2016. Ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment (Master) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2016/02 - 2016/05 Participation in the project “Soil Wars: A Gerra dos Solos” in the 13th edition of the candidature of Projects Ideas “Ciência na Escola” (Science in the School), from the Ilídio Pinho Foundation, with the theme “A Ciência e a Tecnologia ao Serviço de um Mundo Melhor” (Science and Technology at the service of a better world) for students of the 2nd year of the 1st stage of São Teotónio College in Coimbra, between February and May of 2016. Soil Wars: A Gerra dos Solos (Ensino básico 1º ciclo) Escola Básica de São Teotónio, Portugal
2015/10/19 - 2015/10/21 Lectured five practical classes (15h in total) about “The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity” of the academic discipline of Animal Diversity, coordinated by Professors Rui Ribeiro and Isabel Luci and integrated in the Biology degree of UC at 19th and 21st of October, 2015. The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2015/05/14 - 2015/05/15 Lecturer in the Post-Graduate Advanced Course “Stress Ecology” that had place in the Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology of the University of Minho integrated in the Master Ecology at 14th and 15th of May, 2015. Stress Ecology (Mestrado) Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2014/10/27 - 2014/10/30 Lectured five practical classes (15h in total) about “The use of avoidance tests with Oligochaetes to evaluate soil toxicity” of the academic discipline of Animal Diversity, coordinated by Professors Rui Ribeiro and Isabel Luci and integrated in the Biology degree of UC at 27th and 30th of October, 2014. Animal Diversity (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2014/06/18 - 2014/06/19 Lectured two practical classes (8h in total) about avoidance tests with oligochetes in the advanced course “Ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment” coordinated by Rui Ribeiro and José Paulo Sousa from UC and integrated in the EMAE and Ecology Masters in the University of Coimbra at 18th and 19th of June, 2014. Ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment (Master) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2014/05/05 - 2014/05/14 Lecturer in the 3rd edition of the Post-Graduate Advanced Course “Ecotoxicology & Environmental Risk Assessment” for the module “Statistics in Ecotoxicology” that had place in the Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology of the University of Minho between 5th and 14th of May, 2014. Ecotoxicology & Environmental Risk Assessment (Mestrado) Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2013 - 2014 Invited Assistant Professor during the first semester of the 2013/2014 academic year to lecture the discipline of “Ecologia Quantitativa” integrated in the Ecology Master of Minho University. Ecologia Quantitativa (Mestrado) Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
2013/05/21 - 2013/05/22 Lectured two practical classes about avoidance tests with oligochetes in the advanced course “Ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment” coordinated by Rui Ribeiro and José Paulo Sousa from UC and integrated in the EMAE and Ecology Masters in the University of Coimbra at 21st and 22nd of June, 2013. Ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment (Master) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2012 - 2013 Invited by the Department of Life Sciences, UC, Portugal, to teach two practical classes of the academic discipline of Biostatistics (coordinator – Prof. Dr. José Paulo Sousa), integrated in Biology degree of UC (2012/13). Biostatistics (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Invited by the Department of Life Sciences, UC, Portugal, to teach two practical classes of the academic discipline of Biostatistics (coordinator – Prof. Dr. José Paulo Sousa), integrated in Biology degree of UC (2011/12). Biostatistics (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2010 - 2011 Invited by the Department of Life Sciences, UC, Portugal, to teach two practical classes of the module “Edaphic communities”, integrated in the Master of Ecology (2010/11). Edaphic communities (Master) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2006 - 2008 Invited by the Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal, for collaborations in the academic discipline of “Vertebrates” (coordinator – Prof. Dr. Rui Ribeiro), integrated in Biology degree of UC (2006/07 and 2007/08). Vertebrates (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2006 - 2008 Invited by the Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal, for collaborations in the academic discipline of “Biostatistics” (coordinator – Prof. Dr. José Paulo Sousa) integrated in Biology degree of UC (2006/07 and 2007/08). Biostatistics (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2005 - 2007 Invited by the Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal, for collaborations in the academic discipline of “Environmental fisiology” (coordinator – Prof. Dr. Rui Ribeiro), integrated in Biology degree of UC (2005/06 and 2006/07). Environmental fisiology (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2003 - 2006 Invited by the Department of Zoology, UC, Portugal, for collaborations in practical classes integrated in the Master of Animal Biology (2003/04 and 2005/06). Master of Animal Biology (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2014 - Current Disentangling fine soil fauna-microbial interactions in mediating key soil processes under different land-use intensity systems and climate change scenarios João Carlos Medeiros Raimundo
2012 - 2016 Utilização de “ring-testing” em “Terrestrial Model Ecossystem (TME)” – como instrumento de estudo da mesofauna edáfica: avaliação dos efeitos ecotoxicológico e do potencial bioindicador da qualidade do solo Gleidson Gimenes Rieff
2012 - 2015 Avaliação ecotoxicológica da vinhaça de cana-de-açúcar no solo Paulo Roger Lopes Alves
2011 - 2014 Disposição de sedimentos de dragagem em solos tropicais: avaliação de risco ecológico com base em indicadores pedogeoquímicos e ecotoxicológicos Ricardo Gonçalves César
2010 - 2012 Avaliação ecotoxicológica para definição de valores limite de prevenção para contaminação de Pb em solos do Estado de Minas Gerais Rômulo César Soares Alexandrino
2010 - 2012 Assessment of the toxicity of the Neonicotinioids Thiacloprid and Acetamiprid on soil fauna Tolutope Oluseyi Akeju
2009 - 2011 Assessing the effects of L-cyhalothrin and rain events on soil microarthropod community using a Terrestrial Model Ecosystem Tanya González-Martínez
2008 - 2010 Avaliação do biossensor DerBac como biossensor de cromato em solos Catarina Coelho
Distinctions

Award

2006 Award of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian for participation in international conference
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2006 Best Poster presentation award
Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine Conference, Portugal