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CIAS as a Research Unit has a Permanent External Commission for Scientific Advice - CEPAC. This Commission is composed by national and international researchers and has the objective to evaluate the functioning of the unit as stipulated in article 6 of the FCT regulations.


Cristina Padez – Coordinator

PIs of each research group

Genes, Populations and Diseases – Licínio Manco
Past Cultures and Populations – Vítor Matos
Human Biology, Health and Society – Cristina Padez
Technoscience, Society and Environment – Gonçalo Santos

Coordinator of outreach activities

CIAS carry out a range of outreach activities with local schools and the community. Please contact Francisco Curate at franciscocurate@gmail.com or at fcurate@uc.pt to explore current opportunities.

Scientific Committee

It includes all doctorate integrated researchers of CIAS.