22 May 2020

CIIMAR master students distinguished by IJUP

Marta Sousa and Orlanda Ferreira, master students from CIIMAR, were distinguished by the jury of the Youth Research Meeting at the University of Porto (IJUP) that took place last February.

The meeting, which brought together around 900 participants in the UP rectory building, was one of the biggest editions ever with the presentation of around 500 discoveries revealed by the youngest researchers, students of the 1st, 2nd cycles of the University of Porto. Among the presentations there are the ones by the students Marta Sousa from the first edition of BYTplus, with the theme “Metabarcoding vs Microscope Approaches to Study Arctic Eukaryotic Microbiome”, and Orlanda Ferreira with the theme “Microplastics contamination in aquatic organisms from the Atlantic Ocean (Madeira Islands region) and human exposure through seafood consumption - preliminary results ”. The students were distinguished in the panels of Biological Sciences and Agrofood & Environment, respectively.