José Fernando Alves Teixeira

José Teixeira is PhD in Biology and Post-doc in Science Communication. His interests are mainly focused on science outreach, dissemination and conservation of biodiversity. He’s coordinating CIIMAR’s Communication and Outreach Office, where he’s responsible for the development of Ocean Literacy and Science Communication Campaigns, such as “Ponds with Life” and “Ocean Action”, which was awarded in 2016 with the Green Project Award for the best Mobilization Initiative in Portugal. He has long experience in the coordination of conservation programs, including the EC-funded LIFE+ Trachemys project, and the production of Science Communication Exhibitions, such as: “Plastic Sea”, “Sea Monsters”, “Amphibians: a paw on water another on land”, “Museum’s Animals”, “Insects in Order” and “Darwin’s Evolution”. He’s author of more than 20 scientific papers in international journals and coordinates advanced training in science communication and freshwater ecology.