Sara Amaral

Sara Amaral
University of Coimbra | UC · Science Communication Office

PhD

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January 2016 - October 2016
University of Coimbra
Position
  • PostDoc Position
January 2015 - present
University of Coimbra
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2012 - December 2015
University of Coimbra
Position
  • PhD Student

Publications

Publications (11)
Article
Non‐Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is currently the most prevalent cause of chronic liver disease and constitutes a major risk for the development of end‐stage liver disease. Led by hypercaloric diets and sedentary lifestyles characteristic of modern societies, NAFLD has a prevalence of 25% amongst the adult population worldwide. Moreover, N...
Article
One of the major challenges in contemporary science is to develop new and innovative ways to engage society in science and scientific topics. One attempt to create new ways of communicating with the public has been the use of the artistic languages to explore scientific subjects. Theatre, in particular, allows the exploration of emotions, and to ra...
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Although science and technology impact every aspect of modern societies, there is still an extensive gap between science and society, which impairs the full exercise of citizenship. In the particular case of biomedical research increased investment should be accompanied by parallel efforts in terms of public information and engagement. We have carr...
Conference Paper
Although science and technology have an impact in every aspect of modern societies, there is an extensive gap between science and society, which impairs the full exercise of citizenship. In the particular case of biomedical research, the increase in investment should be accompanied by greater efforts in public information and engagement. Here we pr...
Conference Paper
One of the major challenges in contemporary science is to develop new and innovative ways to engage society in science and scientific topics. One attempt to create new ways of communicating with the public has been the use of the artistic languages to explore scientific subjects. Theatre, in particular, allows the exploration of emotions, and to ra...
Conference Paper
A Maratona da Saúde é um projeto inovador em Portugal que visa a angariação de fundos para a investigação biomédica e a sensibilização para a importância da investigação científica como veículo de esperança para a sociedade. A parceria com a RTP permite à Maratona da Saúde aliar temas de ciência ao entretenimento e de uma forma criativa envolver vá...
Conference Paper
Neuroscience research has an important place in contemporary science and potentially strong implications in society. The rapid development of technology and the increased understanding of the neuronal structures and connections, mechanisms of disease, behaviors and learning processes, raised new scientific, ethical and social challenges, and led to...

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