Outreach


“90 segundos de Ciência”  |  Janeiro 11, 2024

Ana Raquel Soares participated in the Portuguese program: “90 Segundos de Ciência”.
In 90 seconds, she talked about her reserach on RNA biology and its relevance in the context of viral infections.

To listen the episode, click on the image below.


European Researcher’s Night 2023 | September, 2023

The EpiViral team members participated in the European Researcher’s Night 2023 at Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva, where by using different games we explained our work to the public.


UAveiro Summer Academy | July, 2023

The EpiViral team members received students from years 5 to 12 that participated in the UAveiro Summer Academy. During the summer academy students have the opportunity to experience university life and participate in various scientific, cultural, sports and leisure programs.


Cartas com Ciência (Letters with Science) | June, 2023

Ana Raquel Soares participated in the 2023 edition of Cartas com Ciència, a program of letter exchanges between scientists and students in Portuguese-speaking countries.


Xperimenta 2023 | April, 2023

The EpiViral team members participated in the XPERiMENTA science fair at University of Aveiro. XPERiMENTA is aimed at primary and secondary school students and is UAveiro’s largest annual skills demonstration event.


Scientific photography contest | February, 2023

Daniela Ribeiro and Ana Rita Ferreira won the second prize on a scientific photography contest “Aos olhos de um cientista”. Photos were displayed on Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva in the context of the exposition “Vamos aprender sobre Cancro”.


European Researcher’s Night 2022 | September, 2022

EpiViral team members participated in the European Researcher’s Night 2022. Different activities were organized to engage with the public.


16º UA Summer Academy | April, 2022

The EpiViral team members received students from years 5 to 12 that participated in the UAveiro Summer Academy. During the summer academy students have the opportunity to experience university life and participate in various scientific, cultural, sports and leisure programs.


Café de Ciência – Comunidades Saudáveis with Daniela Ribeiro Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva | June, 2022

The EpiViral project coordinator Daniela Ribeiro was an invited speaker at (Coffee with Science – Healthy Communities) to talk about “Viruses: Dangerous rivals or Powerful Allies?” organized by the Fábrica Centro de Ciência Viva in Aveiro.


XPERiMENTA 2022 | April, 2022

The EpiViral team members participated in the XPERiMENTA science fair at University of Aveiro. XPERiMENTA is aimed at primary and secondary school students and is UAveiro’s largest annual skills demonstration event.


Ana Raquel Soares’s Interview | March, 2022

Ana Raquel Soares participated on the RTP3 TV Programme UAU – Ciência sem limites (UAU – Science without limits).

To watch the full episode, click on the image below.


Research@UA 2021 Magazine | July, 2021

The EpiViral project was mentioned in the Research@UA 2021 Magazine vol. 11. To visualize the article, click on the following image.


15º UA Summer Academy | July, 2021

The EpiViral team members received students from years 5 to 12 that participated in the UAveiro Summer Academy. During the summer academy students have the opportunity to experience university life and participate in various scientific, cultural, sports and leisure programs.


Manuel Santos’s Interview – Roche  |  June 30, 2021

The EpiViral team member Manuel Santos was Roche’s Special Guest in June! In this interview, he discussed the importance of genomic sequencing for the fight against Covid-19 and for the future of medicine.

The access the full interview, click on the image below.


XPERiMENTA 2021 | June, 2021

The EpiViral team members participated in the virtual edition of the XPERiMENTA science fair. XPERiMENTA is aimed at primary and secondary school students and is UAveiro’s largest annual skills demonstration event


“90 segundos de Ciência”  |  May 25, 2021

Daniela Ribeiro participated in the Portuguese program: “90 Segundos de Ciência”.
In 90 seconds, she presented her work on the interplay between viruses and their hosts’ cells and the development of antiviral therapies.

To listen the episode, click on the image below.


Encontro com o Cientista (Meet the scientist) – Fábrica da Ciência Viva    May 21, 2021

Viruses and their interaction with the host cells were the subjects of Daniela Ribeiro’s talk in “Encontro com o Cientista”, promoted by Fábrica da Ciência Viva – Aveiro. During this activity, elementary school students were able to ask questions and learn more about the importance of scientific research to tackle infectious diseases.


Conversations with scientists – Decades of science for vaccine days | April, 2021

Ana Raquel Soares was invited speaker in the programme Conversations with scientists – Decades of science for vaccine days, which promoted conversations between scientists and the public about the main differences between the vaccines against COVID-19 and the decades of scientific research that allowed the development of these vaccines in record time, ensuring its effectiveness and safety.

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