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Miguel Prôa was awarded a PhD in Anatomical and Human Sciences in 2014/01/10 (The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Research Training in 2013/12/19 (The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom), after his Licenciatura in Biology in 2005/07/06 (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal). He is currently an Assistant Collections Manager in the Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers (Ville d'Angers, France) and a Collaborator Researcher in the Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal). He published 9 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 9 abstracts/articles in conference proceedings. He organized 3 events and participated in 15 events. He co-supervised 3 Masters dissertations and 1 BSc dissertation. He received 2 awards. He participates or has participated in 1 project as a Doctoral Fellow, in 1 project as a Research Fellow and in 3 projects as a Researcher. His work overlaps the fields of Medical and Health Sciences (Anatomy and Morphology, and Health Sciences), Natural Sciences (Evolutionary Biology, and Zoology), Social Sciences (Anthropology), and Exact Sciences (Computer and Information Sciences). In his professional activities he has interacted with 18 collaborators in co-authorship of scientific papers.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
António Miguel Guarita Pires Rosa Prôa

Citation names

  • Prôa, Miguel

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
C918-E150-079D
ORCID iD
0000-0001-5751-0499
Google Scholar ID
UYKVqBMAAAAJ
Scopus Author Id
55340024500

Email addresses

  • ampproa@gmail.com (Professional)
  • miguel.proa@ville.angers.fr (Professional)

Addresses

  • Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, 43 rue Jules Guitton, 49100, Angers, Angers, France (Professional)
  • Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Calçada Martim de Freitas, 3000-456, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Miguel_Proa (Scholar)
  • https://coimbra.academia.edu/MiguelPrôa (Scholar)
  • https://www.mendeley.com/profiles/miguel-pra/ (Scholar)
  • www.linkedin.com/in/miguel-prôa-27729895 (Professional)
  • http://cias.uc.pt/team_member/miguel-proa/ (Professional)
  • http://gavetacomsaber.blogspot.com/ (Blog)

Knowledge fields

  • Medical and Health Sciences - Basic Medicine - Anatomy and mMrphology
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Evolutionary Biology
  • Social Sciences - Sociology - Anthropology
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Zoology
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Health Sciences
  • Exact Sciences - Computer and Information Sciences

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
French Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Italian Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
German Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2009/11/01 - 2014/01/10
Concluded
PhD in Anatomical and Human Sciences (Doutoramento)
Major in Anatomical and Human Sciences
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
"Cranial Form Evolution and Functional Adaptations to Diet among Papionins: A Comparative Study combining Quantitative Genetics, Geometric Morphometrics, and Finite Element Analysis" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Minor corrections
2009/11/01 - 2013/12/19
Concluded
Postgraduate Certificate in Research Training (Postgraduate Certificate)
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2008/09/15 - 2009/08/30
Concluded
Pre-Doctoral Programme in Computational Biology (Outros)
Major in Computational Biology
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
2007/10/01 - 2008/06/15
Attended
Masters in Medical Anthropology (Mestrado)
Major in Medical Anthropology
Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2001/10/01 - 2005/07/06
Concluded
Licenciatura in Biology (Licenciatura)
Major in Biology
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Será que temos características dos Neandertais? Uma busca de características cranianas tipicamente neandertalenses numa amostra de crânios humanos anatomicamente modernos" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15 (Bom)
Affiliation

Science

2015/05/29 - Current Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Portugal
2014/04/01 - 2015/03/31 Postdoc (Research)
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre Angers-Nantes, France
2004/09/01 - 2005/09/01 Research Trainee (Research)
Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

2012/10/01 - 2013/04/30 Tutor (University Teacher)
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom

Other Careers

2006/04/01 - 2008/07/31 Professor do ensino básico e secundário (Professor do ensino básico e secundário)
Academia Linguacultura Abrantes, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

2015/10/01 - Current Manager of Laboratory, Institute, Museum, Centre or Observatory
Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France

Others

2009/11/01 - 2012/10/31 PhD Candidate (Research)
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2008/09/15 - 2009/08/30 Research Fellow (Research)
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2009 - 2012/10/31 Cranial Form Evolution and Functional Adaptations to Diet among Papionins
SFRH/BD/33852/2009
PhD Student Fellow
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2008 - 2009/08/30 Pre-Doctoral Programme in Computational Biology (PDBC)
SFRH/BI/33554/2008
Research Fellow
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Siemens Stiftung

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - 2019/11/30 Sociétés humaines et Environnements, interactions dans l’anatomie des Bovinés (bison, bœuf) : approches quantitatives interdisciplinaire
10-LABX-0090
Researcher
Aix-Marseille Université, France

Maison Mediterraneenne des Sciences de l'Homme, France
LabExMed
2014 - 2015/03/31 FloRHiGe - L'innovation variétale des rosiers aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles : génétique et histoire
FloRHiGe
Researcher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre Angers-Nantes, France
Conseil Régional des Pays de la Loire

Other

Designation Funders
2015 - Current Colaboradores Doutorados do Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Universidade de Coimbra
PEst-UID/ANT/0283/2013
FCT-PEst-OE/SADG/UI0283/2019
Researcher
Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. Prôa, Miguel; Matos, Vítor. 2018. "Primate evolution by random genetic drift: Comparing linear and geometric morphometrics of the cranium in testing cercopithecine divergence". Paper presented in Proceedings of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, 156.
    Published
  2. Prôa, Miguel; Matos, Vítor. 2017. "Random genetic drift and cranial form evolution in Anthropoids". Paper presented in Proceedings of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, 151.
    Published
  3. Nanova, Olga G.; Prôa, Miguel. 2016. "Craniological features of Arctic foxes Vulpes lagopus on the Commander Islands reflect their specific foraging strategies". Paper presented in Theriofauna of Russia and Adjacent Territories International Conference (X Congress of Russian Theriological Society RAS), Moscow, Russia, 278-278.
    Published
  4. Prôa, Miguel. 2016. "Exploring the microevolutionary processes acting on Primate cranial form using morphometric data and quantitative genetic models". Paper presented in 6th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, 194.
    Published
  5. Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.; O'Higgins, Paul. 2015. "Is sexual dimorphism in cranial form associated with sexual dimorphism of masticatory function? An approach using FEA and GMM on two papionin species". Paper presented in II BioAnthropological Meeting: Life, death and in between, Coimbra, Portugal, 51.
    Published
  6. Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.; O'Higgins, Paul. 2013. "Sex and diet in fossil hominins: Is sexual dimorphism in cranial form associated with sexual dimorphism of masticatory function?". Paper presented in 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Wien, Austria, 178.
    Published
  7. Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.; O'Higgins, Paul. 2012. "The relationship between diet, craniofacial form and deformation in a papionin sample: Implications for fossil hominin dietary interpretations". Paper presented in 2nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Bordeaux, France, 143.
    Published
  8. Toro-Ibacache, Viviana; Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.. 2011. "The effect of image segmentation method on the cranial response to load: a finite element analysis sensitivity study". Paper presented in Inaugural Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Leipzig, Germany, 116.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Nanova, Olga G.; Prôa, Miguel; Evteev, Andrej. 2012. "Use of finite element analysis with complex geometric morphometric methods for morphofunctional analysis of skull features of Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus L., 1758) in the Commander Islands". In Materials from the Conference of Young Scientists “Ecology: Tradition and Innovation”: Conference of Young Scientists “Ecology: Tradition and Innovation”, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 81-88. Russia.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Prôa, Miguel; Matos, Vítor. 2018. "Primate evolution by random genetic drift: Comparing linear and geometric morphometrics of the cranium in testing cercopithecine divergence". Paper presented in 8th Annual Meeting of the European Soc. for the study of Human Evolution, Faro.
  2. Prôa, Miguel. 2018. "Comparing linear and geometric morphometrics of the cranium in a test on cercopithecine divergence by random genetic drift". Paper presented in 10e Symposium national de Morphométrie et Évolution des Formes, Bordeaux.
  3. Prôa, Miguel; Matos, Vítor. 2017. "Random genetic drift and cranial form evolution in Anthropoids". Paper presented in 7th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Leiden.
  4. Prôa, Miguel. 2016. "Exploring the microevolutionary processes acting on Primate cranial form using morphometric data and quantitative genetic models.". Paper presented in 6th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
  5. Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.; O'Higgins, Paul. 2013. "Sex and diet in fossil hominins: Is sexual dimorphism in cranial form associated with sexual dimorphism of masticatory function?". Paper presented in 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
  6. O'Higgins, Paul; Fagan, Michael; Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.. 2012. "Making functional and dietary inferences using FEA: Approximations in modelling". Paper presented in 81st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
    10.1002/ajpa.22033
  7. Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.; O'Higgins, Paul. 2012. "The relationship between diet, craniofacial form and deformation in a papionin sample: Implications for fossil hominin dietary interpretations". Paper presented in 2nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
  8. Toro-Ibacache, Viviana; Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.. 2011. "The effect of image segmentation method on the cranium response to load: A sensitivity study". Paper presented in Inaugural Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
Journal article
  1. Prôa, Miguel; Nanova, Olga G.. 2019. "Severe population bottleneck and cranial morphology change in the Mednyi Island subspecies of Arctic fox Vulpes lagopus (Carnivora: Canidae)". Mammalia 0 (0). https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2018-0165.
    10.1515/mammalia-2018-0165
  2. Prôa, Miguel; Donini, Aline. 2019. "Museums, Nature, and Society: The Use of Natural History Collections for Furthering Public Well-being, Inclusion, and Participation". Theory and Practice: The Emerging Museum Professionals Journal 2: 1-18. http://articles.themuseumscholar.org/tp_vol2proadonini.
    Open access • Published
  3. Nanova, Olga G.; Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.; Evteev, Andrej; O’Higgins, Paul. 2017. "Comparison of cranial performance between mainland and two island subspecies of the Arctic fox Vulpes lagopus (Carnivora: Canidae) during simulated biting". Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 121 (4): 923-935. https://academic.oup.com/biolinnean/article-abstract/121/4/923/3194239?redirectedFrom=fulltext.
    Published • 10.1093/biolinnean/blx029
  4. Nanova, Olga G.; Prôa, Miguel. 2017. "Cranial features of mainland and Commander Islands (Russia) Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) reflect their diverging foraging strategies". Polar Research 36 (sup1): 7-7. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17518369.2017.1310976.
    Published • 10.1080/17518369.2017.1310976
  5. Prôa, Miguel. 2017. "Spécimens ostéopathologiques et avec des anomalies osseuses dans les collections du Muséum des sciences naturelles d’Angers". Bulletin de la Société d’études scientifiques de l’Anjou 28 (1): 65-75.
    Published
  6. Prôa, Miguel; Beucher, Michel; Mellier, Benoît. 2017. "Notice et description de deux crânes de rhinocéros (Perissodactyla, Rhinocerotidae) présentes au Muséum des sciences naturelles d’Angers". Bulletin de la Société d’études scientifiques de l’Anjou 28 (1): 77-87.
    Published
  7. Fitton, Laura C.; Prôa, Miguel; Rowland, Charles; Toro-Ibacache, Viviana; O'Higgins, Paul. 2015. "The Impact of Simplifications on the Performance of a Finite Element Model of a Macaca fascicularis Cranium". Anatomical Record 298 (1): 107-121. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ar.23075/abstract.
    Published • 10.1002/ar.23075
  8. Prôa, Miguel; O'Higgins, Paul; Monteiro, Leandro R.. 2013. "Type I error rates for testing genetic drift with phenotypic covariance matrices: A simulation study". Evolution 67 (1): 185-195. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01746.x/pdf.
    Published • 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01746.x
  9. O'Higgins, Paul; Fagan, Michael; Prôa, Miguel; Fitton, Laura C.. 2012. "Making functional and dietary inferences using FEA: Approximations in modelling". American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147 (S54): 227-227. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajpa.22033/abstract.
    Published • 10.1002/ajpa.22033
Manual
  1. O'Higgins, Paul; Weber, Gerhard; Baverstock, Hester; Prôa, Miguel; Dunn, Jason; Fornai, Cinzia. 2012. Manuals for the EVAN Toolbox No. 1, V2.1. Viena, Austria: EVAN-Society. http://evan-society.org/node/23.
    Published
Report
  1. Prôa, Miguel. 2016. A dichotomous key based on cranial, mandibular and dental characters for identifying the skull of living rhinoceroses (Perissodactyla, Rhinocerotidae).
  2. Prôa, Miguel. 2015. Fiches de diagnose de deux crânes de rhinocéros du muséum et de la collection de l’université catholique.
  3. Prôa, Miguel; Brown, Clare. 2011. Description and classification of the mammalian osteological collection in the Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Prôa, Miguel. 2014. "Cranial Form Evolution and Functional Adaptations to Diet among Papionins: A Comparative Study combining Quantitative Genetics, Geometric Morphometrics and Finite Element Analysis". PhD Thesis. https://hydra.hull.ac.uk/resources/hull:8096.
  2. Prôa, Miguel. 2005. "Será que temos características dos Neandertais? Uma busca de características cranianas tipicamente neandertalenses numa amostra de crânios humanos anatomicamente modernos". Licenciature Thesis. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272824083_Sera_que_temos_caracteristicas_dos_Neandertais_Uma_busca_de_caracteristicas_cranianas_tipicamente_neandertalenses_numa_amostra_de_cranios_humanos_anatomicamente_modernos?_sg=4V0r0LgS29JQ47Mc4HGFTqU333Wj7F.

Other

Other output
  1. Prôa, Miguel; O'Higgins, Paul; Monteiro, Leandro R.. 2013. simulationAC-slope.R. Software. https://sites.google.com/site/morphogroup/r-functions.
  2. Prôa, Miguel; O'Higgins, Paul; Monteiro, Leandro R.. 2013. simulationAC-typeIerror.R. Software. https://sites.google.com/site/morphogroup/r-functions.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2018/11/06 Un spécimen, deux montages : le squelette révélé Rencontres professionnelles nationales “Optimisation et valorisations des collections ornithologiques et mammalogiques”
Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Bourges (Bourges, France)
2017/11/14 Why do primates have such diversity of cranial forms? Biomechanics and the role of random genetic drift in Anthropoids Réunion scientifique CNRS UMR 7194
Musée de l’Homme (Paris, France)
2016/09/29 Novos métodos computacionais em antropologia biológica: paleoantropologia virtual, modelos biomecânicos, morfometria geométrica e genética quantitativa Ciclo de Conferências do CIAS
Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Universidade de Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2016/09/13 Assessing the functional significance of facial differences among recent hominins. International Symposium: The evolutionary history of the human face
Fundación Ramón Areces (Madrid, Spain)
2016/06/02 Analyses morphométriques de la forme interne du crâne des singes-écureuils, genre Saimiri (Primates, Cebidae). 9e Symposium national de Morphométrie et Évolution des Formes
Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (Paris, France)
2016/03/30 What can Finite Elements Analysis tell us about primate diets? Primate Society of Great Britain Spring Meeting 2016
Primate Society of Great Britain (York, United Kingdom)
2016/02/01 Craniological features of Arctic foxes Vulpes lagopus on the Commander Islands reflect their specific foraging strategies Theriofauna of Russia and Adjacent Territories International Conference (X Congress of Russian Theriological Society RAS)
Russian Theriological Society RAS (Moscow, Russia)
2015/05/30 Is sexual dimorphism in cranial form associated with sexual dimorphism of masticatory function? An approach using FEA and GMM on two papionin species II BioAnthropological Meeting: Life, death and in between
Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde (Coimbra, Portugal)
2015/01/26 Étude d’une méthodologie pour reconstruire l’évolution du rosier : modélisation de l’histoire démographique des populations polyploïdes et de niveaux de ploïdie mélangée à partir de sa diversité génétique Conseil Scientifique du projet FloRHiGe
Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences (Beaucouzé, France)
2014/10/03 Modélisation de l’histoire démographique des rosiers : une méthodologie pour étudier l’évolution des populations polyploïdes et de niveaux de ploïdie mélangée Séminaire GDO
GDO (Beaucouzé, France)
2012/11/29 Functional aspects of cranial evolution in isolated Commander Islands Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus semenovi, V. l. beringensis) FORM 2012 ‘Formes possibles, Formes réalisées’
Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France)
2012/05/29 Assessing form-function relationships from the pattern of cranial deformation of papionin species with different diets CAHS Weekly Seminar
CAHS (York, United Kingdom)
2012/05/29 Assessing form-function relationships from the pattern of cranial deformation of papionin species with different diets 1st Postgraduate Research Conference, The Hull York Medical School
The Hull York Medical School, University of York (York, United Kingdom)
2012/04/09 Use of finite element analysis with complex geometric morphometric methods for morphofunctional analysis of skull features of Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus L., 1758) in the Commander Islands Conference of Young Scientists “Ecology: Tradition and Innovation”
(Ekaterinburg, Russia)
2012/02/20 Comparative finite element analyses of papionins and sensitivity studies CAHS Weekly Seminar
CAHS (York, United Kingdom)
2011/05/16 The effect of different image segmentation methods on FEA results CAHS Weekly Seminar
CAHS (York, United Kingdom)
2010/11/29 Type I error rates for genetic drift test and divergence of papionins by genetic drift CAHS Weekly Seminar
CAHS (York, United Kingdom)
2010/11/11 Morphological divergence in Papionins 8th Annual Conference, London Evolution Research Network
London Evolution Research Network (London, United Kingdom)
2010/02/08 Craniofacial morphological evolution and functional adaptation in Old World monkeys CAHS Weekly Seminar
CAHS (York, United Kingdom)
2009/09/15 Skull morphological divergence and functional adaptation across the tribe papionini (Cercopithecidae) Seminário Final
Programa Doutoral em Biologia Computacional (Oeiras, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019/01/21 - 2019/06/21 Connaître et valoriser une collection paléontologique, à l'interface entre recherche et action culturelle : Exposition « Faluns » au Muséum d'Angers
Co-supervisor
Master Bio-géosciences parcours Paléontologie, Paléo-environnement et Patrimoine (Master)
Université de Rennes 1, France

Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2018/02/01 - 2018/06/30 Musée de France et participation : quelle réalité ? Le cas des conférences dans 3 musées de sciences
Co-supervisor
Master Communication et culture scientifiques et techniques (Master)
Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2017/01/15 - 2017/05/15 Caractérisation du paléoclimat du Nord-Ouest de la France à l’Eocène : Première application des analyses CLAMP et LMA à la flore des grès à palmiers
Co-supervisor
Master 2 Biologie-Agro-Santé parcours Paléontologie, Paléo-environnement et Patrimoine (Master)
Université de Rennes 1, France

Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2011/01/02 - 2011/06/30 Cutting corners in finite element analysis: Exploring the use of solid models
Co-supervisor
BSc in Anatomy (Degree)
University of York, United Kingdom

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2017/05/05 - 2017/05/06 Imaging & 3D Modelling Workshop, Angers, France (2017/05/05 - 2017/05/06) Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2011/08 - 2011/10 EVAN Training programme, Leipzig, Germany (2011/08 - 2011/10) Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie, Germany
2010/07 - 2010/10 Geometric Morphometrics Course, York, United Kingdom (2010/07 - 2010/10) The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2016/08 - 2018/09 Volunteer, Excavation of the Palaeolithic site of Roc-en-Pail, Chalonnes, France
Other
Fouilles archéologiques du site paléolithique de Roc-en-Pail
Université Paris-Nanterre, France
2018/05/23 - 2018/05/24 Animation Paléontologie et Numérisation 3D, 'Exposcience 49,’ Angers, France
Festival
Exposcience 49
Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2017/10/14 - 2017/10/15 Animation Paléontologie et Numérisation 3D, ‘Fête de la Science,’ Angers, France
Festival
Fête de la Science
Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2017/05/01 - 2017/07/31 Speaker at ‘Démos de midi’, Ville d’Angers, France
Workshop
Démos de midi
Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2017/05/20 - 2017/05/21 Collaboration with artists ‘Lullabox’ for the ‘Nuit des Musées 2017,’ Angers, France
Festival
Nuit des Musées 2017
Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers, France
2016 - 2016 Novos métodos computacionais em antropologia biológica: paleoantropologia virtual, modelos biomecânicos, morfometria geométrica e genética quantitativa
Conference
Ciclo de Conferências do CIAS
Centro de Investigação em Antropologia e Saúde, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Étude d’une méthodologie pour reconstruire l’évolution du rosier : modélisation de l’histoire démographique des populations polyploïdes et de niveaux de ploïdie mélangée à partir de sa diversité génétique
Round table
Conseil Scientifique du projet FloRHiGe
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre Angers-Nantes, France
2014/09/01 - 2014/10/31 Participant in ‘Fête de la Science’ and ‘Sciences en Marche,’ Angers, France
Festival
Fête de la Science; Sciences en Marche
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre Angers-Nantes, France
2011/09 - 2013/10 Volunteer, Natural Sciences, Leeds Museum & Galleries, Leeds, United Kingdom
Other
Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, United Kingdom
2013/05/17 - 2013/05/18 Invited speaker at ‘Careers in Science,’ for school-level students, Coimbra, Portugal
Meeting
Careers in Science
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2011/09 - 2012/07 Cultural events officer and Teacher of Portuguese Language & Culture, Portuguese Language Society, University of York, United Kingdom
Other
Portuguese Language Society
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2012 - 2012 Assessing form-function relationships from the pattern of cranial deformation of papionin species with different diets
Conference
1st Postgraduate Research Conference
The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2010/03 - 2010/06 Volunteer, Historic Library, Yorkshire Philosophical Society, York, United Kingdom
Other
Yorkshire Philosophical Society, United Kingdom
2008/09/26 - 2008/09/27 Participant in ‘Scientists Across Portugal,’ Centro Cultural Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
Festival
Scientists Across Portugal
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
2006/01 - 2007/04 Volunteer, Osteology Collections, Anthropological Museum, Coimbra, Portugal
Other
Universidade de Coimbra Museu da Ciência, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2012/07 - Current Grupo de Estudos em Evolução Humana
2012/04 - Current European Society for the Study of Human Evolution
2010/06 - Current Quercus – Associação Nacional de Conservação da Natureza
2009/02 - 2018/12 European Society for Evolutionary Biology
2010/01 - 2017/12 The Society for the Study of Evolution
2013/07 - 2016/06 Royal Society of Biology
2013/01 - 2016/06 The Linnean Society of London Fellow
2012/07 - 2015/12 British Science Association
2010/02 - 2015/12 Yorkshire Philosophical Society
2013/03 - 2014/02 The Royal Institute of Philosophy
2010/06 - 2013/05 Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves
2010/09 - 2011/08 The British Society for the History of Science

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2012/10/01 - 2013/04/30 Physiology MB BS programme (Bachelor (1.º ciclo de estudos)) The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2012/03/09 - 2012/04/30 Mammal Ecology and Evolution MB BS programme (Bachelor (1.º ciclo de estudos)) The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
2011/11/30 - 2011/12/20 Human Variation and its Origins MB BS programme (Bachelor (1.º ciclo de estudos)) The Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2019/08/12 Evolution by disease: How an epidemic changed the skulls of Arctic foxes on an isolated island De Gruyter Science Discoveries
2019/02/06 Vorax refait surface Angers Loire Metropole (Intranet Extranet newsletter)
2018/11/10 Fouilles de Roc en Pail Feuillets mensuels de la Société nantaise de Préhistoire, 62ème année, N° 548, pp. 49-51
2017/05/05 Angers. Les restes d’un reptile âgé de 90 millions d’années au Muséum Ouest-France
2017/05/05 Maine-et-Loire. Le fossile d'un grand reptile marin rarissime découvert Le Courrier de l’Ouest
2016/08/28 Chalonnes-sur-Loire. Sur les traces de l’homme de Néandertal Le Courrier de l’Ouest
2016/08/28 Sur les pas de l’homme de Néandertal en Anjou Le Courrier de l’Ouest
2016/02/09 Le crâne du rhinocéros disparu surgit au muséum Ouest-France
2016/02/05 Angers. Les origines du nouveau crâne de rhinocéros au Muséum Ouest-France
2016/02/04 Un crâne d’une espèce disparue découvert au Muséum ! Ville d’Angers (Facebook page)
2016/02/04 Angers. Un crâne de rhinocéros exposé au Muséum des sciences naturelles Le Courrier de l’Ouest

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2017/05/04 - 2017/05/05 Angers. L’incroyable découverte du fossile d’un reptile marin TF1 science news

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2018 - Current The Museum Scholar (2638-4159) Rogers Publishing
2017 - Current BMC Ecology (1472-6785) Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
2017 - Current Ecoscience (2376-7626) Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
2016 - Current Proceedings of Peerage of Science (2324-0121) Peerage of Science
2016 - Current BMC Zoology (2056-3132) Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
2016 - Current Molecular Ecology (1365-294X) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Distinctions

Award

2009 Bolsa de Doutoramento PDBC
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2008 Bolsa de Investigação PDBC
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal