Clara Maria da Silva de Vasconcelos
Research TeamSustainability and social and educational innovation
Clara Vasconcelos is a Professor at the Department of Geosciences, Environment and Spatial Landing and in the Unit of Science Teaching, both in the Faculty of Sciences of Porto University. Her interests are in Science Education and Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education and Science Communication. She was the European Team Leader of GOAL project (Geoethics Outcomes and Awareness Learning) (2018-2021), an Erasmus Plus Project and the first European Project funded in the area of Geoethics. She is the Vice-Chair of IGEO (International Geoscience Education Organization) (2018-2021), a Commissioner of IUGS in COGEducation. (2015-), the National Co-Coordinator of International Association for Promoting Geoethics- Portugal. (2014-), Member of the Panel of Experts in Education of the European Federation of Geology. (2010-), and a Portuguese Council Member of the IGEO. She is the Editor of the Education in Geosciences Collection of Geoscience (and MDPI open access journal).