Sandra Cristina da Costa e Silva Ramos
Sandra Ramos has a PhD in Aquatic Sciences and currently is a researcher at CIIMAR. Her main research area is marine ecology, with special emphasis on early life stages of fishes and impacts of human activities, including emergent pollutants as microplastics. Her research also includes marine ecosystem services and new approaches for environmental assessments, using participatory approaches to capitalize local stakeholder’s knowledge to promote the preservation of marine resources and ecosystems. SRamos has been actively involved in the implementation of EU environmental policies, namely the WFD and the MSFD, giving scientific support to managers and decision-makers. She also participated in several outreach activities with large experience in scientific knowledge-transfer, stakeholders engagement and networking with different social environments, namely academic and scientific community, fishermen, local authorities, policy-makers, environmental managers.