PhD and Habilitation in Biology at FCUP. Expertise in Environmental Risk Assessment, Soil Ecology and Soil/Water Ecotoxicology. Associate Editor of the Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety Journal. Supervisor of Post-doctoral researchers, PhD and MSc students. PI and member of the research team of national/international funded projects. Representative of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto at the European Radioecology Alliance. Member of national/international panels of evaluators.