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      Ana Paula Teixeira Martinho holds a PhD on Environmental Engineering from the New University of Lisbon (2003), a MSc in Sanitary Engineering from the New University of Lisbon (1999) and a BSc in Environmental Engineering from the New University of Lisbon (1993). She is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Science and Technology at Universidade Aberta and a researcher at the Le@a, Universidade Aberta, Portugal. Her main research and teaching areas include environmental impact assessment, integrated waste management, environmental ethics and environmental citizenship and participation, and e-learning in science education. She is now the Coordinator of 1st cycle in Environmental Sciences.


      Coordenadora do 1º ciclo em Ciências do Ambiente

    Habilitações Académicas:

      Professora Auxiliar

      Doutoramento em Engenharia do Ambiente, ramo Gestão de Sistemas Naturais, pela FCT/UNL, (2003)

      Mestrado em Engenharia Sanitária, pela FCT/UNL (1999)

      Licenciatura em Engenharia do Ambiente, pela FCT/UNL (1993)

    Área(s) de Interesse Científico e de Investigação:

      Área de investigação principal: Avaliação e Gestão Ambiental e da Sustentabilidade; Ensino a distância nas ciências do ambiente.

      Área de investigação específicas: Avaliação de Impacte Ambiental; Gestão Integrada de Resíduos; Gestão de Ecossistemas, Avaliação de Risco Ambiental, Ética e Educação para a Sustentabilidade, e-learning no Ensino das Ciências do Ambiente.

    Publicações mais Recentes:

      CAEIRO, S., VAZ-FERNANDES, P., MARTINHO, A. P., COSTA, P. M., SILVA, M. J., LAVINHA, J., MATIAS-DIAS, C., MACHADO, A., CASTANHEIRA, I.5, COSTA, M. H. (2017). Environmental risk assessment in a contaminated estuary: An integrated weight of evidence approach as a decision support tool. Ocean and Coastal Management 143(1), 51-62.

      ANA PAULA MARTINHO, PAULA VAZ-FERNANDES, CARLA PADREL DE OLIVEIRA, PAULA BACELAR-NICOLAU, ULISSES MIRANDA AZEITEIRO AND SANDRA CAEIRO (2016). Strengths and weaknesses of an e-learning program in environmental sciences at Universidade Aberta, Portugal in Walter Leal Filho and Paul Pace (eds.) Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level. Springer. pp.49-66.          DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32928-4_4 

      K. MATTHES, G. SCHELSTRAETE, B. STURM, J. JANELA, M. BOURS, A. GUTSCHI & A. P. MARTINHO (2015). Waste prevention and education in five European Countries in VILARINHO, CASTRO & RUSSO (eds). 2015 Wastes: Solutions,Treatments and Opportunities 2015 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138- 02882-1, pp 145-151.

      MORGADINHO, L., OLIVEIRA, C., MARTINHO, A. P., (2015). A qualitative study about perceptions of European automotive sector´s contribution to lower greenhouve gas emissions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 106: 644 -653.

      RAMOS, T.B., MARTINS, I. P., MARTINHO, A. P., DOUGLAS, C. H., PAINHO, M., CAEIRO, S., (2014). An open participatory conceptual framework to support State of the Environment and Sustainability Reports, Journal of Cleaner Production, 64: 158 – 172.

      CAEIRO, S. MARTINHO, A. P., MORGADO, L., PEREIRA, A. (2012). Legal Aspects. In: Ubachs G. (Coord). NETCU Handbook. Guidelines for Organising networked curricula. EADTU (European Association for Distance Teaching Universities). Netherlands ISBN: 978-90-79730-11-7.80 - 98. Available at:

      PEREIRA, A., MORGADO, L., CAEIRO, S. MARTINHO, A. P. (2012). Quality Assurance. In: Ubachs G. (Coord). NETCU Handbook. Guidelines for Organising networked curricula. EADTU (European Association for Distance Teaching Universities). Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-79730-11-7. 99 - 10. Available at:

      CAEIRO, S., MARTINHO, A. P., MATTA, H., AMADOR, F., OLIVEIRA, C. (2012). The effectiveness of using videos within an e-learning course of Geographical Information Systems. In proceedings of EADTU 25th Anniversary Conference 2012: The role of open and flexible education in European higher education systems for 2020: new models, new markets, new media. European Association of Distance Teaching Universities. Pafos, Cyprus, ISBN 978-90-79730-12-4. Available at 27-28 September. 32 - 34 pp.

      BACELAR-NICOLAU, P., MARTINHO, A.P., AMADOR, F., CAEIRO, S., AZEITEIRO, U.M. (2012). Online learning for sustainability: the student perception in an environmental science post-graduation. In: Gonçalves, F., Fernando J., Pereira, R., Leal Filho, W., Azeiteiro, U.M., (Eds.). Contributions to Sustainability in the series Umweltbildung, Umweltkommunikation und Nachhaltigkeit - Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability, Vol. 33. Peter Lang, Frankfurt. 281 - 294.

      OLIVEIRA, C. P.; MARTINHO, A. P.; CAEIRO, S.; AMADOR, F.; CAETANO, F. (2012). Field activities within an undergraduate program of environmental sciences: A b-learning case study In: Gonçalves, F., Fernando J., Pereira, R., Leal Filho, W., Azeiteiro, U.M., (Eds.). Contributions to Sustainability in the series Umweltbildung, Umweltkommunikation und Nachhaltigkeit - Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability, Vol. 33. Peter Lang, Frankfurt. 255 - 280.

      SCHMIDT, G. H., MARTINHO, A. P., PAIVA, M. R. (2009). The Saltopteran Fauna of Portugal. New Records and Biogeographical Aspects (Orthopteroidea). Fragmenta entomologica, Roma, 41 (1): 15 – 67.


      BACELAR-NICOLAU, P., CAEIRO, S., MARTINHO, A.P., AZEITEIRO, U.M., AMADOR, F. (2009). E-learning for Environment. The Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open Distance University) experience in the Environmental Sciences post-graduate courses. International Journal of Sustainability in High Education. 10 (4) 354-367.

      MORGADO, L., CAEIRO, S., MARTINHO, A. P., PEREIRA, A. (2013) Networked Curricula in Open and Distance Education in Europe: the Importance of Legal and Quality Assurance Aspects". In Teixeira, A. M., Bengochea, L., Hilera, J. R. Proceeding do congresso.. ISBN: 978-989-8553-18-8. 492 a 500 pp. 2013 - 3º melhor trabalho sobre qualidade da educação virtual apresentado IV Congreso Internacional sobre Calidad y Accesibilidad de la Formación Virtual. Lisboa (Portugal), 17-19 de Abril. Universidade de Lisboa.

      FERNANDES, A.P.; MARTINHO, A. P.; COSTA, P.M.; CARREIRA, S; COSTA, M.H., CAEIRO, S. (2012). Food frequency consumption in a fishing community from a contaminated estuarine environment. A case study. In Albuquerque, P., Cabo Verde, S., Manteigas, V., Monteiro, A., Ramos, C., Silva, A., Viegas, C., Viegas, S. (ed.). Abstract proceedings of the International Congress on Environmental Health (ICEH). ISBN 978-989-8077-22-6. Available at 29 Maio a 1 de Junho de 2012, Lisboa, Portugal. 29 pp.

      MARTINHO, A. P., CAEIRO, S. MORGADO, L. PEREIRA, A., TRUYEN, F. UBACHS, G. (2012) NETCU: Analysing e-Learning Networked Curricula in Europe: The Importance of Legal and Quality Assurance Aspects. In In Szűcs, A. and Paulsen, M. F. (ed.). CD-rom Proceeding of 2012 EDEN Conference. European Distance and E-learning Network. ISBN 978-963-89559-0-6, Porto, 6 - 9 June. 1- 6 pp.

      CAEIRO, S., MARTINHO, A. P., AMADOR, F., MATA, H., OLIVEIRA, O. (2011). The use of videos within GIS e-learning. An experience in a undergraduate program in environmental science. In: Hubeau, M., Steenberghen, T. Van Balen, K. , Van Orshoven, V. Vileikis, O.  (Editors) Proceeding of the International Workshop GIS-education in a changing academic environment. Leuven, Belgium, 18th of November. ISBN 978-90-8826-217-3. Katholoieke Universiteit Leuven. pp 49 - 56.

      RAMOS, T.B., DOUGLAS, C.H., CAEIRO, S., POLIDO, A., MARTINHO, A.P. (2011). Strategic Environmental Assessment in Small Islands: Specific Features and Approaches. In: SEA Implementation and Practice: Making an Impact? Organized by the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) in cooperation with the European Commission – DG Environment and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (abstract proceedings). Prague, Czech Republic, 21 - 23 September 2011.

      RAMOS, T. B., CAEIRO, S., MARTINHO, A. P., MARTINS, I. PAINHO, M. (2011). An Open Participatory System to Support  State of the Environment and Sustainability Reports. In abstract proceedings of 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference. May 8 - 10. New York. USA. p. 362 and 363.

      MARTINHO, A. P., BACELAR NICOLAU, P. B. N., CAEIRO, S. C., AMADOR, F. A. OLIVEIRA, C. (2010). Environmental citizenship and participation. the role of education programs. In USB Proceedings of International Conference ERSCP/EMSU 2010 Knowledge Collaboration & Learning for Sustainable Innovation. 14th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production Conference and the 6th Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities Conference. 25 - 29 October. Delft, Netherlands. Track 1A. p. 1 -17.

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