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Ana Duarte Rodrigues wins Scientific Merit Award @ Sciences Research Day 2022

Ana Duarte Rodrigues wins the Scientific Merit Award in the area of History and Philosophy of Science in the presentation session of the Science 2021 Research Awards in the morning of the Ciências Research Day 2022, on 26th October. This day is dedicated to the dissemination of excellent research at the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon.

https://ciuhct.org/noticias/ana-duarte-rodrigues-ganha-scientific-merit-award-ciencias-research-day-2022


Patricia Monteiro (AQUA) wins Best Master Award 2020/21 from NOVA University of Lisbon

Member of the AQUA project, Patricia Monteiro wins the prize for Best Master 2020/21 of the Master in Sustainable Urbanism and Spatial Planning, FCT and FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Ana Duarte Rodrigues was the co-supervisor of Patricia Monteiro's Master's thesis, entitled The Intelligent Use of Water in Seixal, together with Professor José Tenedório, from the Department of Geography of FCSH.

https://ciuhct.org/noticias/membro-do-projeto-aqua-patricia-monteiro-ganha-premio-melhor-mestre-202021-da-universidade-nova-de-lisboa

AQUA | @ Ciências Research Day 2022

AQUA was present at the 4th edition of the CIÊNCIAS Research Day at FCUL, which took place on 26 October. Ana Duarte Rodrigues was one of the keynote lecturers with "Building bridges for the History of Science". In the session "Boosting Sustainable Development Goals Initiative - 'Pitch your Science'", Patricia Monteiro was selected to present her PhD project in History and Philosophy of Science, being one of five students chosen from the entire FCUL universe.

AQUA's Final Conference - a few pictures from two very successful and remarkable days. We thank everyone who was part of this project and attended the conference.

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FINAL CONFERENCE

FACULTY OF SCIENCES - UNIVERSITY OF LISBON

AUDITORIUM FCIÊNCIAS

C1 - 3º FLOOR

The final conference of the AQUA Project is nearing and the programme is already available. To see the programme more clearly visit the PROGRAMME page, and if you want to attend the conference please register at the REGISTRATION page.

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Pier Luigi Pireddu, PhD student and member of the AQUA Project, presents at the PhD seminar at Aarhus University (Denmark) for the course Philosophy, Nature, and Climate change. The title of the presentation, based on the PhD project, is "History of ecology: a glance from the perspective of field research stations".

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Ignacio García Pereda, an AQUA Team and Euronatura member, is releasing a book called “Sacadores de Corcho – Tiradores de Cortiça: una memoria oral” on the 17th September 2022. To make this book, Ignacio interviewed many workers on the cork stripping field, giving oral history the main focus in his investigation. The book release will take place in Azaruja, Évora, at the Festival Suro.

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Ana Duarte Rodrigues, principal investigator of AQUA Project, became a member of David Gentilcore’s Advisory Board for the Water-Cultures Project at Ca’Foscari University of Venice. This project’s team has worked with internationally renowned scholars working on the field of history of water, creating a series of short conversations that have been posted online. To see Ana Duarte Rodrigues’ conversation, click here.

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Ana Duarte Rodrigues participated at "In conversation with", series of the Water Cultures Project, from Ca' Foscari University of Venice. This is a series of short filmed conversations between members of the Water-Cultures team and renowned international scholars working in the field. They discuss what drew them to their respective topics, the sources and approaches they use in their research, challenges faced and future directions. David Gentilcore is the Principal Investigator of this European Research Council Project.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XoP5X4gyHKUq92S7L5FDhWaK1ssaxM2B/view

AQUA Project's Final Conference

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THE HISTORY OF WATER MANAGEMENT IN THE IBERIAN PENINSULA: BETWEEN THE 16TH AND 19TH CENTURIES

Supported by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia under the research projects IF/00322/2014 and PTDC/HARHIS/28627/2017, this work was edited by Ana Duarte Rodrigues, team leader and Principal Investigator of the Project AQUA, and Carmen Toribio Marín, from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, Spain.

The work is available at: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-030-34061-2#toc

Highlights:

Book release:

O TRIUNFO DOS JARDINS: O PELOURO DOS PASSEIOS E ARVOREDOS DE LISBOA (1840-1900)

Rodrigues, A. D. O Triunfo dos Jardins. O pelouro dos Passeios e Arvoredos de Lisboa (1840-1900). Lisbon: Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal/ Lisboa Capital Verde Europeia 2020. 640 pages.


The work is available at: http://livrariaonline-ebooks.bnportugal.gov.pt/book/o-triunfo-dos-jardins-o-pelouro-dos-passeios-e-arvoredos-de-lisboa-1840-1900/M0K8X0


HORTAS DE LISBOA: Da Idade Média ao século XXI

The catalog of the exhibition “Hortas de Lisboa. From the Middle Ages to the 21st century", which has the participation of Ana Duarte Rodrigues, constitutes a contribution of the Lisbon Museum to the history of the gardens of Lisbon and to the reflection on their future, through topics as current as sustainability, the sovereignty and food security of the city.

Editorial coordination: Daniela Araújo and Mário Nascimento

Language: Portuguese/English

Edition: Lisbon Museum/EGEAC, 2021

Pages: 208

ISBN: 978-989-8763-61-7

The AQUA project was based on the Susbeauty project, both coordinated by Professor Ana Duarte Rodrigues, coordinator of the Interuniversity Center for the History of Science and Technology at the University of Lisbon and editor of the magazine Gardens & Landscapes.