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Flávia Vieira is Full Professor in the Institute of Education and holds a PhD in Teaching Methodologies. She teaches in the fields of teacher education, pedagogical supervision, and educational research. She has coordinated studies and projects on pedagogy at university with a focus on articulating teaching, research and professional development, thus exploring and promoting a scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) in higher education..

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Leandro S. Almeida is Full Professor in the Institute of Education and holds a PhD in Educational Psychology. He teaches in the fields of research methodology, cognition, and learning. At UMinho he held pedagogical management posts and coordinates the ObservatoriUM, a structure of the Senate that studies the students’ learning experiences. His research focuses on students’ transition and adaptation to higher education, and on their transition to the workplace.

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Linda Veiga is Full Professor at the School of Economics and Management. Since 2017, she is Pro-Rector for Students Affairs and Pedagogical Innovation. Holding a Ph.D. in Economics, she teaches and does research in the areas of Political Economy and Public Finance. Linda Veiga has extensive experience in the direction of teaching projects. She has been Director of the Ph.D. in Economics, of the Master in Economics, and of the Master in Economics Research.

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Manuel João Costa is Associate Professor in the School of Medicine. He is a Biochemist and holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences. He has taught in Science and Science Teaching programmes, and more recently in the Medicine programme. He is particularly interested in understanding and solving students’ difficulties with biochemistry concepts, and seeks to develop innovative teaching approaches. He coordinates the Medical Education Unit in the School of Medicine, where he manages staff training courses. His recent research focuses on medical students’ development and the innovation of teaching and learning in higher education.


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Rui M. Lima is Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and holds a PhD in Production and Systems Engineering. He teaches in the fields of production management, project management, and lean manufacturing. A significant part of his research activity relates to Engineering Education with a focus on Project-Based Learning (PBL), University Business Cooperation (UBC) and competences of the professional profile, and he has developed training courses on these topics for higher education teachers.

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Rui Oliveira is Assistant Professor in the School of Sciences. He is a pharmacist and holds a PhD in Sciences. He teaches in the fields of cellular and molecular biology in programmes of the Schools of Sciences and Engineering. He has a long experience in course direction and was the director of the undergraduate degree in Applied Biology. He is interested in the use of internet resources and information technologies in teaching, and he has explored the use of biological databases, blogs, and audience response systems..​

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Teresa Freire is Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology. She is a psychologist and holds a PhD in Psychology. She teaches in the Integrated Master in Psychology. She undertakes applied research on positive development and optimal functioning by studying the cognitive, affective and motivational processes involved in various contexts. Within the university context, she investigates the processes of proactive student integration and coordinates the action research project Peer Tutoring and Mentoring UMinho, which aims at enhancing cross-disciplinary competences that promote students’ academic and professional success.    

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