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Election for CITAB´s Director - May 2017

The electoral process for the election of the CITAB´s Director for the next 4 years is on going. For more information press the "Visit website" link.

Date/ 2017-04-07 · 2017-05-18/ Visit website

9th edition of CITAB's Newsletter is already available

Date/ 2017-03-31 · 2017-04-30/ Visit website

Ministry of Eduaction and Science of the Republic of South Africa visits CITAB Laboratories

On the 1st of March 2017, the Minsitry of Education and Science of the Republic of South Africa visited CITAB laboratories of Phytochemicals, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, and Image based-systems. In this visit, the CITAB Board pointed out the involvement of our research unit in several European projects and networks, and the prominent research that is being developed by the 30 doctoral students that are enrolled in the International PhD course "Agricultural Production Chains - from fork to farm", coordinated by CITAB.

Date/ 2017-03-01 · 2017-03-01/ Location/ CITAB

Agrichains & DAgro Winter Conferences

A Direção do Programa de Doutoramento Internacional “Cadeias de Produção Agrícola – da mesa ao campo” (www.agrichains.utad.pt)  e a Direção  doDepartamento de Agronomia, vem por este meio divulgar o ciclo de palestras “Agrichains & DAgro Winter conferences 2016/17”, que teve início no dia 14 de novembro, no auditório B0.01 do Edf. do Complexo Laboratorial da UTAD.  São vários os tópicos abrangidos, desde o Mercado de Carbono, OGM, Recursos Genéticos e Agricultura de Precisão, entre outros, com oradores de Empresas e de investigadores de outras Universidades.  Contamos com a vossa presença!

Date/ 2016-11-14 · 2017-01-18/ Location/ Auditório B0.01 Edf. Blocos Laboratoriais UTAD/ Visit website

Descoberta nova espécie de mamífero em Portugal com apoio do CITAB

Equipa do CITAB e do CIBIO-InBIO confirma a descoberta do rato-das-neves, no Parque Natural de Montesinho, em Lama Grande, Bragança.

Date/ 2015-11-06/ Visit website

CITAB e UPM estudam “robôs do futuro” com aplicações na saúde e indústria

O CITAB e o Laboratório de Biomecânica Desportiva (LBD), da Universidade Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), estão a estudar “robôs do futuro” (exoesqueletos) que podem auxiliar, por exemplo, na locomoção de pessoas com problemas de saúde ou ser utilizados para fins industriais ou militares.

Date/ 2015-11-02/ Visit website

Research

CITAB is a multidisciplinary centre with researchers that have expertise in agri-food, forestry, environmental studies and engineering under three investigation groups, including the CITAB/UMinho Pole (AgroBioPlant).

Sustainable Agro-Food Chains

Principal Investigator: João Carlos Andrade dos Santos

Ecointegrity

Principal Investigator: Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes

Biosystems Engineering

Principal Investigator: José Luís Penetra Cerveira Lousada

Projects

The key focus area for the new centre is ecoystems sustainability and the improved uses of natural resources. Several projects area being developed:

Running Projects

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AgroBioPlant - Research Group of Applied Plant Biology and Agri Food Innovation (CITAB - UMinho Pole)

Networking News

Election of CITAB’s Director: results
Following CITAB´s Electoral Regulation (article 9th), it becomes public that Prof. Doutora Ana Isabel Ramos Novo Amorim de Barros was elected Director of CITAB for the next 4 years (2017-2021).
Definitive candidacies’ list for the election of CITAB’s Director
Following CITAB´s Electoral Regulation, it becomes public the candidacies’ list for the election of CITAB´s Director. One candidate: Prof. Doutora Ana Isabel Ramos Novo Amorim de Barros.
Definitive Electoral List for the election of CITAB´s Director
Following CITAB´s Electoral Regulation, it becomes public the definitive electoral list for the election of CITAB´s Director.
Newsletter nº 8 – December 2015
“Gold cherry”project open day – February 2017
On the 24th February 2017, an open day was dedicated to the cherry culture, with several presentations from researchers, stakeholders and entities from the agricultural sector. The “Gold Cherry project – improving the quality of cherry production” (ProDer 53626) started in April 2014 and is coordinated by CITAB researcher Berta Gonçalves.