Eunice Sousa

Eunice Sousa, is a Biologist with a PhD in Science Communication. Her main interests are the development of strategies for the public awareness of biodiversity through autonomous nature exploration and boost of artistic and traditional communication channels to the demands of contemporary science communication. She specialized in the direct contact with nature and the use of children trade books to the development of a more positive public perception of biodiversity. She has experience in creating, executing and evaluating science communication programs including media, hands-on activities, citizen science and exhibitions as well as natural history manipulation for museology purposes. She contributed to several types of science communication projects including “Darwin’s Evolution” exhibition, “Ponds with Life” campaign, EC-funded LIFE+ Trachemys project and “Sea Food Chains” project. Her work in science communication is reported in international journal papers.