Rui Machado Gomes

Rui Machado Gomes
University of Coimbra | UC · Centre for Social Studies

PhD

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October 2014 - present
University of Coimbra
Position
  • Senior Researcher
October 2007 - present
University of Coimbra
Position
  • Professor (Full)
September 2003 - September 2007
University of Coimbra
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
January 1996 - February 2001
University of Lisbon
Field of study
  • Education Sciences
September 1990 - December 1992
University of Lisbon
Field of study
  • Education Sciences
September 1988 - July 1989
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Field of study
  • Organizational Behavior

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Publications (159)
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Resumo A necessidade de um conhecimento mais profundo acerca das complexidades do fenómeno da "fuga de cérebros" e o seu crescente aumento no país levaram ao desenvolvimento desta pesquisa. De forma a captar esta complexa realidade foi utilizada uma metodologia mista, multilateral, recorrendo a técnicas quantitativas e qualitativas de recolha de in...
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O objetivo desse estudo é identificar o grau de tolerância em relação a determinadas práticas potencialmente desviantes na cidade fronteiriça de Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brasil. A região de fronteira despertou questionamentos em relação aos níveis de tolerância, que serviram como referenciais para a reflexão sobre o lazer canônico e o lazer desviante...
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Qualquer fenómeno social pode ser estudado através de várias escalas e, preferencialmente, articulando níveis de observação. O presente texto privilegia o que poderíamos considerar a “produção social do indivíduo que decide emigrar”, centrando-se nos processos e contextos de socialização que, ao longo do percurso biográfico, originam disposições so...
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This article aims to analyse the motivational factors, which influence students to study abroad, taking as a case study the student flows directed to the University of Coimbra in Portugal and the University of Groningen in Netherlands. The theoretical framework is complemented by a push-pull factors model of both cities and universities. The paper...
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O ponto de partida para a realização desta investigação foi a constatação da intensificação dos fluxos emigratórios portugueses nos anos imediatamente anteriores ao seu início, com destaque para o ano de 2011. Olhando apenas para o volume das saídas, a vaga emigratória que se seguiu à crise financeira de 2008 e, em especial, à imposição de um progr...
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The central aims of this chapter are threefold. The first objective is to give a brief outlook of how sport is organized in the public, private and voluntary sectors in Portugal. In general terms we will present the bureaucratic configuration of the sport system characterised by the rules and legislative framework dominated by the public agencies....
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Nature sports are an increasingly popular form of sports developed in natural or rural areas and have become a significant focus of the tourism and leisure industries around the world. This popularity has been creating an increased demand and, consequently, a diverse supply. However, few studies have investigated this sport tourism segment and even...
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Nature sports is a sports field associated with active sport tourism and is one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. Even though nature sports are economically very significant, little is known about participants and their participatory behaviour. Thus, a study was conducted using a convenient sample of 1126 nature sports partic...
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Devant le renouvellement de l’émigration portugaise en Europe, une enquête réalisée en 2014 fait le point sur les représentations que les migrants portent sur leur propre parcours. La distinction de différents facteurs de répulsion pour leur pays d’origine et d’attraction pour le pays de destination permet d’esquisser les nouveaux visages des migra...
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Emigration is a chronic structural process of Portuguese society. The discussion and key arguments raised in this chapter are mainly focused on data from a research project (Bradramo) on Portuguese skilled emigration; based on the outcomes of the Bradramo project it can be suggested that recent phenomena in general, and the crisis that began around...
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Academic international mobility and intra-European highly skilled migration are consolidated trends. Strongly stimulated by EU policies, the opportunities are highly dynamic, and circulation through different jobs and countries is a striking feature of the academic community. However, for a fragile economy and scientific system such as Portugual’s...
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In the economic and social aftermath of the 2008 crisis there has been an important and growing new wave of highly qualified Portuguese emigration comprising scientists. No or very few public policies have been designed to reverse this phenomenon, risking the consequences of brain drain. International literature argues that professional reasons are...
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This paper analyses the Portuguese high-skilled emigration, focusing on the emigration decision-making process. This article aims to understand the dispositions leading to this decision, and the social processes that explain its origin, sedimentation and activation. To this end, and using the theoretical and methodological approach of Bernard Lahir...
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Although Nature Sports are considered a growing phenomenon around the world, there is a lack of research and data about the organizations that are developing these activities. The purpose of this paper is to characterize the Nature Sports Organizations operating in mainland Portugal. Data was obtained through an online survey questionnaire applied...
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The efforts made by most countries to accelerate economic development have included a significant investment in education. It has been argued that investment in education, particularly higher education, was itself a potential factor in economic development. Education has become a relatively easy means of improving access to the labour market. Howev...
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Em Portugal, sobretudo desde 2008, milhares de diplomados emigram. Em 2010 nos países da Organização para a Cooperação e Desenvolvimento Económico (OCDE) residiam mais de 145000; em 2015 rondam os 200000. Esta “fuga de cérebros”, foi o objecto da pesquisa “BRADRAMO − Êxodo de competências e mobilidade académica de Portugal para a Europa”, utilizand...
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Análise crítica da construção das celebridades desportivas contemporâneas pelos meios de comunicação proporciona o enquadramento necessário à conceptualização do modo como os sujeitos usam os recursos mediáticos para a sua criatividade e para os processos de produção de identidade defendida pelo autor. Considera-se que a natureza da celebridade des...
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Introdução s Desportos de Natureza são um conjunto de actividades desenvolvidas em contacto directo com a Natureza (Bessy & Mouton, 2004), que inclui actividades aéreas (parapente, asa delta, etc.), terrestres (canyoning, escalada, pedestrianismo, actividades equestres, BTT, etc.), e aquáticas (canoagem, surf, windsurf, vela, etc.) (Melo & Gomes, 2...
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Porto: Escola Superior de Educação, Instituto Politécnico do Porto.
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Neste artigo apresenta-se uma investigação em curso em Portugal sobre a emigração de portugueses altamente qualificados na última década. Nesse estudo, pioneiro em Portugal analisa-se: 1) quais são as modalidades e as características da fuga de cérebros em Portugal? 2) Quais as formas de articulação entre as diferentes modalidades do êxodo de compe...
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Understanding changes in the teaching profession as means of State control implies the hypothesis of teachers' identity reconfiguration. The use of time may be viewed as a powerful tool in rebuilding teachers' identity as well as an important element in the process of developing professional identity. This study aims at describing and analyzing sec...
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Emigration of high-skilled professionals from less developed countries to developed countries leaves the sending countries economies with a reduced supply of skilled people. The resulting brain drain would limit the use of educational investment in the sending countries, creating conditions for their re-use by the more developed countries. Skilled...
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The literature review allows us to conclude that the traditional perception of the brain drain has no empirical evidence on the aggregate level, being necessary the understanding of the circumstances and factors that influence the process in each country. This research aims to make a pioneering study of this type in the Portuguese context, still in...
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The literature review allows us to conclude that the traditional perception of the brain drain has no empirical evidence on the aggregate level, being necessary the understanding of the circumstances and factors that influence the process in each country. This research aims to make a study of this type in the Portuguese context, still innovating in...
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Nature Sports (NS) are a growing phenomena around the world and its contribution for sustainability of territories is well accepted. The main purpose of this study is to understand the contribution of nature sports for local development, through the perception of nature sports practitioners and promoters. Data was collected applying two online surv...