Joana Magalhães

Science Communication Area Manager

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Joana Magalhães

Science Communication Area Manager

Joana has a degree in Biology from the University of Aveiro and a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Complutense University of Madrid, financed with a Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Stage Training Fellowship at the CSIC. She later joined INIBIC and CIBER-BBN as a post-doctoral researcher and professor at the University of A Coruña, working in the field of regenerative medicine applied to rheumatic diseases. In parallel with her research career, she has coordinated science communication projects, through the media, from a gender perspective and has participated in research projects with the active participation of patients in the knowledge generation process. We can also see her regularly immersed in collaborations between art and science. She loves hackathons and she is a mentor at EMERGENCE at the University of Porto, in the field of science communication. She is a member of the board of directors of AMIT-Nodo Galicia, DivulgAcción and has recently been named Academic Numerary of the Galician Academy of Portuguese Language.

At SfC she brings her interdisciplinary and multicultural experience in the management of NEWSERA, focused on the new paradigm #CitSciComm and its connection to data journalism #CitSciJournalism

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Related projects

Publications in which he has participated Joana Magalhães.

Editorial: The creation and impact of visual narratives for science and health communication

Joana Magalhães,

21/03/2024 - - Articulo Científico

NEWSERA Blueprint for CitSciComm with and for industry and SMEs

Rosa Arias, Blanca Guasch, Joana Magalhães,

08/10/2023 - - Deliverable

NEWSERA Policy Brief 2

Rosa Arias, Joana Magalhães,

06/10/2023 - - Policy brief

Deliverable 3.7 Citizen Science as a communication tool in the Post-Factual Era

Joana Magalhães, Blanca Guasch, Rosa Arias,

06/10/2023 - addressing ethics, misinformation, - Deliverable


Awards and recognitions for his work.

Best Poster Award - “From Science Communication to Engagement in Citizen Science” category - 2022

Engaging Citizen Science Conference at Aarhus University, Denmark

Member of the Secretary of the Association of Women Researchers and Technologists (AMIT) Node of Galicia - 2021 - current

Member of the CS4HEALTH Working Group of the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) - 2022 - current

Member of the Academic Numerária Academia Galega da Lingua Portuguesa (AGLP) - 2022 - present

Member of Vogal Galician Association of Scientific Communication (Dissemination) - 2021 - current

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