Vítor Rosado-Marques



Research group: Human Biology, Health and Society VRMarques


Institutional Address:

Department of Education, Social Sciences and Humanities

Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon

Estrada da Costa

1499-002 Cruz Quebrada – Dafundo


Phone number: 00 351 214149100

Email: vmarques@fmh.ulisboa.pt


Research interests:

Tropical Populations; Human Biology; Childhood Growth and Development; Nutrition/Malnutrition; Determinants of Nutrition; Food Security/Availability; Nutritional Anthropometry. Public Health. Epidemiology; Cooperation.

Field Work Experience: 2008 to present - Fieldwork in Guinea-Bissau, particularly in the regions of Bafatá, Gabú and Quinara within projects in the area of maternal and child health, nutrition and food security; 1988 to presente - Nutritional Anthropometry – Portugal.


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Ongoing Projects:

2015- - Member of the research team of the project "Inequalities in childhood obesity: the impact of the socioeconomic crisis in Portugal from 2009 to 2015";.  PTDC/DTPSAP/1520/2014.

2014-2018- - Principal Researcher of the Project "A crise económica e a má nutrição em crianças e idosos: estudo piloto no Concelho de Lisboa". FMH-UL, FC-UL, IHMT-UNL, ULHT.

2014-2016 - Researcher in the Cooperation Project "NHAMI BELDI - Promoção da Segurança Alimentar e Prevenção da Desnutrição nas regiões de Bafatá e Gabu, Guiné-Bissau", coordinated by the NGOD Instituto de Solidariedade e Cooperação Universitária (ISU), in partnership with two Guinean NGO (ADIC-NAFAYA and GUIARROZ) and funded by Instituto Camões.

2013- - Member of the research team of the Project "Para um perfil populacional multidisciplinar do Sul de Angola: uma região chave para a compreensão do povoamento humano na África Austral";/ "Towards a multidisciplinary population profiling of southern Angola: a key region for understanding human settlement in southern Africa";. [PTDC/BIA-EVF/2907/2012].


Vítor Rosado-Marques