Dissemination Team

Roberto Torres
Roberto Torres

Team Leader

"La Ciència Al Teu Món" (Science in Your World!) SciComm Association (Barcelona, Spain)

Roberto has extended experience in advertising and marketing for prestigious agencies such as McCann Erickson, Lowe & Partners, and Saatchi & Saatchi, Awarded with a Golden EFFIE for effectiveness, strategy, and creativity in household brands (2003). In the last 9 years, I had specialized in Science Communication, developing and implementing several outreach projects, dissemination strategies and corporate image for several researchers from well-recognized research centers such as Institute of Marine Sciences, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, or Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution among others. Roberto also has experience leading the dissemination of international scientific networks such as DrosEU.net and EuroScitizen.eu (COST Action).

rtorres@fruitfly.eu

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Patricia Pessoa
Patricia Pessoa

Social Networks strategy

Research Centre in Didactics and Technologies in Teacher Training, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Elementary school teacher and member of the Formal Education Working Group (WG2). Since 2020, she holds a PhD grant from FCT (the Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology) at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto-Douro, with CIDTFF-UA (Research Centre in Didactics and Technologies in Teacher Training at the University of Aveiro) as her host institution. She is now researching how a socioscientific issues learning approach informed by biological evolution contributes to elementary students' literacy on sustainability. She is also a team member of the BiblioLab project (http://bibliolab.pt/), a platform with interdisciplinary didactic activities for elementary school students.