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Public lecture: From the Red Sea to the Red Planet and Beyond

FROM THE RED SEA TO THE RED PLANET AND BEYOND: EXPLORING THE LIMITS OF LIFE By Prof Dr André Antunes Organised by the Institute of Science and Environment Thursday, 31 October 2019 06:30 PM – 08:00 PM University of Saint Joseph, NAPE Campus, Speakers’ Hall   ABOUT THE TALK The study of extreme environments and […]

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Public lecture Standing on Peak 1844: the Case of the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park NE Philippines

Standing on Peak 1844: the Case of the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park NE Philippines By Prof. Roberto R. Arano Organised by the Institute of Science and Environment Thursday, 24 October 2019 07:00 PM University of Saint Joseph, Speaker’s Hall, NAPE Campus

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Public lecture: Science Education and Communication as a key Social Process: The example of the Lousal CIÊNCIA VIVA Science Centre, Portugal

Science communication needs to be able to translate complex science topics into a form that is easily understandable by the general public. This process raises awareness about the contribution of science to solve societal issues and is part of an educational framework that provides tools for informed decision-making. The development of a sustainable society should […]

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Short course on optical reflected light microscopy techniques applied to geological and environmental studies

Minerals, as the inorganic solids that comprise the rocks, ores, sediments and soils of the Earth and any solid space object, are the essential part of our environment and the universe. The mineralogical characterization of these materials is of paramount importance for the society, no matter what the final objectives of its study are (research, […]

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Talk: Interaction between hydrothermal and biological activities on a paleo-venting seafloor during formation of a SEDEX pyrite deposits

Interaction between hydrothermal and biological activities on a paleo-venting seafloor during formation of a SEDEX pyrite deposits By Wenghong Qiu (Post~doc of the SWIMAR project)  

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Public lecture: Hydrothermal fields from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge – The role of brecciate rocks in ore formation

By Isabel Costa (INCITE and IDL-FCUL) Lucky Strike and Menez Gwen hydrothermal fields are located in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR), southwest of the Azores islands. In the areas surrounding the active sites, the alteration processes affecting basaltic rocks are prominent and form hydrothermal breccias by the circulation of low temperature hydrothermal fluids in diffuse vents. […]

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Meeting: Seafloor Massive Sulfides Resource along MOR (Hangzhou)

ISE participation in the 1st international meeting and workshop of the InterRidge Working Group on Seafloor Massive Sulfides Resource along MOR  @ Hangzhou, China: http://www.interridge.org/WG_SMS_MOR    

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Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China
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Talk: Zinc ameliorates human aortic valve calcification through GPR39 mediated ERK1/2 signaling pathway

Zinc ameliorates human aortic valve calcification through GPR39 mediated ERK1/2 signaling pathway by Flora Gordillo Martine

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Public lecture: What can we learn from pipefish: from sexual selection to climate change (and back again)

The lecture will discuss the Syngnathids form a truly unique family of teleost fish that encompasses pipefishes, seadragons and the iconic seahorses. Apart from obvious genetical, morphological and behavioural similarities, all syngnathids share an unique character that sets them aside from all other taxa, aquatic or terrestrial: male pregnancy. During development, the male’s brood pouch […]

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Public lecture: Seafloor Mineral Resources

Public lecture: SEAFLOOR MINERAL RESOURCES by Prof. Vesselin Dekov on 4th Dec., 2018, 6:00pm @ ISE, USJ – Institute of Science and Environment of the University of Saint Joseph. Speakers´ Hall. Rua de Londres 106, Macau, China. 中國澳門倫敦街一零六號(環宇豪庭三樓) Abstract The lecture will discuss the main characteristics, types, mode of formation, occurrence and economic value of […]

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Public lecture: Chemical communication in tilapia: the female point of view?

To a largely visual and auditory species, such as ourselves, the importance of chemical communication is often under-estimated, or even ignored. Nevertheless, it is the most ancient and widespread form of communication among all living organisms. Many animals – including fish – rely heavily on chemical communication especially during reproduction to find, identify and choose […]

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Visit: Prof. Ágata Dias visited the Dep. of Earth Sciences of the HKU

On 13th of November Prof. Ágata Alveirinho Dias visited the department of Earth Sciences of the University of Hong Kong. She met Prof Mei-Fu Zhou, Prof. Zhao, Prof. Min Sun and Prof. Jin and worked in the ICP-MS lab running Hf isotopic analyses on zircons from granites of Macau

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HKU, The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
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Talk on “Fish remains in archaeology: biodiversity, ecology, and human impact on aquatic environments” by Sónia Gabriel (FCUL)

On 5th of November, Dr. Sonia Gabriel from the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon gave a talk on “Fish remains in archaeology: biodiversity, ecology, and human impact on aquatic environments” at the Institute of Science and Environment, USJ. @ISE, USJ

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Visit: Macao Wastewater Treatment Plant

Students from USJ Master programme of Environmental Sciences and Management and from Pre-U Human Geography visited the Macao Wastewater Treatment Plant, under the coordination of Professor Cristina Calheiros and Raquel Vasconcelos.

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Exhibition: FDCT Science Promotion Week

FDCT (Science and Technology Development Fund of Macau) – Science Promotion Week at the Venetian Exhibition Hall

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Venetian Exhibition Hall, Macau
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Meeting: Forum on Marine Science and Technology

Forum on Marine Science and Technology​ A Forum on Marine Science and Technology – organised by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Macao Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) from July 2 to July 4. Professor Agata Dias gave an invited talk on “Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents: Potential New Systems Hidden in the […]

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China National Deep Sea Center (NDSC), Quindao, China
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Talk: Education for sustainability and cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

Education for sustainability and cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Prof Cristina Calheiros (CIIMAR, UP, Portugal)

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Talk: Environmental risk assessment of 4,4′-dichlorobenzophenone (DCBP) in the mouth of the Pearl River Delta (PRD)

Environmental risk assessment of 4,4′-dichlorobenzophenone (DCBP) in the mouth of the Pearl River Delta (PRD), by Lucia Ivorra Gonzalez (ISE, USJ, Macau) By Lucia Ivorra Gonzalez (ISE, USJ, Macau)  

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Visit: Head from COMRA (China) and the Head of EMEPC (Portugal) visit to ISE

The head from COMRA (China) and the Head of EMEPC (Portugal) visited us on May 2015 Aldino Santos de Campos: Head of the Task Group for the Portuguese Continental Shelf Extension / Estrutura de Missão para a Extensão da Plataforma Continental  (EMEPC): http://www.emepc.pt/ LIU Feng: Secretary-General of China Ocean Mineral Resources R&D Association / 中国在国际海底区域的活动及“蛟龙号”载人潜水器的海底发现 (COMRA): http://www.comra.org/2014-04/29/content_6856835.htm […]

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Public lecture: Circular Economy: concept and Solutions

Circular Economy: Concept and Solutions By Filipe Silveira and Ricardo Vicente (Co-Founders of Green Circle – Rethinking Waste) IMAGE GALLERY  

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Talk: Floating wetland islands to promote water quality and ecosystem restoration

Floating wetland islands to promote water quality and ecosystem restoration Prof Cristina Calheiros (CIIMAR, UP, Portugal)

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Meeting: New geochemical constraints on I-type granites of Macao: evidences for fractional crystallization and petrogenetic affinities with Jurassic-Cretaceous granites in SE China.

Quelhas P, Mata J, Lou U T, Ribeiro M L, Borges R, Dias Á (2018) I-type granites of Macao: evidences for fractional crystallization and petrogenetic affinities with Jurassic-Cretaceous granites in SE China. XIV Congresso de Geoquímica dos Países de Língua Portuguesa e XIX Semana de Geoquímica (XIV CGPLP/XIX SG, 25-29 March 2018, Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, […]

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XIV Congresso de Geoquímica dos Países de Língua Portuguesa e XIX Semana de Geoquímica, Trás-os.Montes Portugal
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Talk: The role of ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal systems in the formation of seafloor deposits: comparison between SWIR and MAR fields, by Prof. Ágata Dias

The role of ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal systems in the formation of seafloor deposits: comparison between SWIR and MAR fields 超基性岩系海底熱泉系統於海床熱液礦床扮演之角色:以 SWIR 及 MAR 熱泉系統相互比較為例 By Prof. Ágata Alveirinho Dias (ISE, USJ, Macau)

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Public lecture: Endocrine and Paracrine Control of Folliculogenesis in the Zebrafish

Endocrine and Paracrine Control of Folliculogenesis in the Zebrafish, by Prof Wei GE Prof Wei GE (Dean FHS, Univ. Macau) About the Talk Ovarian folliculogenesis is one of the most dynamic physiological and developmental processes in vertebrates. Despite numerous studies on this issue in mammals, the molecular mechanisms that control follicle development, especially the early […]

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Public lecture: Environmental effects under china’s western development strategy: a case study in the Beipan river basin, Guizhou province

Environmental Effects under China’s Western Development Strategy: a case study in the Beipan River Basin, Guizhou Province By Dr Xiaojiang Yo (School of Geosciences, the University of Sydney)   About the Talk This talk will discuss the environmental effects in southwest China under the national Western Development Strategy based on a case study in the Beipan River basin through […]

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