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UPCOMING EVENTS

Our Mobile Exhibition is back! (Mangroves and Plastic pollution)

This mobile exhibition showcases the local mangrove ecosystems as well as content about plastic pollution in the oceans. Other schools are booked to feature the exhibition from now until May 2023.

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PAST EVENTS

ISE Science Seminars: Plastics in the South China Sea: a shared problem and responsibility

ABOUT THE TALK: Micro(plastics) are an emerging threat to all ecosystems – from the terrestrial to aquatic to marine and even atmospheric environment. Many littoral states surrounding the South China …

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Year-end Coastal Cleanup 2022

This activity is organized within the context of the project “Wetland ecosystems: a nature-based solution for coastal protection and plastic pollution entrapment in Macao” which aims to assess plastic pollution along Macao’s coastal environment, as well as investigate the role of wetland ecosystems as a nature-based solution for coastal defense and plastic pollution entrapment, through scientific research and community outreach.

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ISE Science Seminars: Plastic Pollution Series (at Ilha Verda & Online)

The goal of the ISE Science seminars is to foster the exchange of latest scientific research and professional practices on topics of Natural Sciences and Environmental Sciences. This upcoming series of talks will discuss why it is essential to reduce waste, the city’s challenges with recycling, and the community efforts to reduce waste through recycling.

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ISE Open Day 2022

The Institute of Science and Environment (ISE) has successfully held its Open Day on 2 April 2022, Saturday, at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) NAPE Campus. Representative of the …

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The Mangroves Exhibition goes mobile | The International School of Macao

The Mangroves Exhibition goes mobile! The on-campus Mangroves exhibition which opened to the public for a month last year is now going around the schools in Macao! It started at the International …

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Online Public Lecture: The role of Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation

About the Talk: Our global society has seen a tremendous economic growth over the last decades; a growth that – one the one hand – managed to reduce the poverty …

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EXPLORING GLYCAN MOLECULES FOR TISSUE REPAIR

About the Talk: Macrophages, traditionally known as chief defenders of our body, play essential roles in tissue repair. Because their phenotype is highly plastic, it may be feasible to regulate …

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Tissue specific telomere shortening causes premature aging in zebrafish

About the Talk: Telomeres, the ends of eukaryotic chromosomes, shorten at each cell division contributing to aging. When reaching a critical length, they trigger DNA damage responses and p53-dependent cell …

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Astrocytes Modulate Behavioral States in Zebrafish

About the Talk: For adapting to changes in the environment, animals change behavioral strategies and switch between states. For example, when a behavior repeatedly fails to achieve its goal, animals …

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WORKSHOP: NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS IN CITIES

WORKSHOP: NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS IN CITIESThis workshop will be delivered within the context of the project “Nature-based solutions for a cleaner and safer Macao” implemented by the Institute of Science and …

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The round worm Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism to study human neurodegenerative diseases

About the Talk: Caenorhabditis elegans is a ~1 mm roundworm found in decomposing organic materials in nature. Its adoption as a model organism in the modern research laboratory has led …

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Seahorses under a changing ocean: The impact of warming and acidification on the physiology and behaviour of temperate and tropical seahorses

About the Talk There is now overwhelming evidence that anthropogenic activities are increasingly altering the planet climate, driving oceans towards irreversible ecological transformations. These changes are expected to challenge many …

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The magmatic history of Macao (South China): Implications for the source and geochemical diversity of granites

About the Talk: Granites are the most abundant rocks in the continental crust, which makes their study essential to understand the origin and evolution of this terrestrial reservoir. The large …

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Noise-induced hearing loss correlates with inner ear hair decrease in larval zebrafish

About the Talk: Anthropogenic noise is creating a serious hazard to the auditory system of animals including humans. However, very limited information is known on this global environmental pollutant affects …

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Insects in Macao and their role in the local ecosystem

About the talk This talk will provide an introduction to insects and their role in Macao’s ecosystem. Insects are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth, with around 1 …

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Public Lecture: The Benefits Provided by Urban Mangroves

(Online) Lecture The Benefits Provided by Urban Mangroves By Dr. Daniel Friess   Organised by the Institute of Science and Environment Tuesday, 10 November 2020   05:00 PM Online (ZOOM) About the …

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Public Lecture: Mangrove Rehabilitation and Conservation in the Philippines

(Online) Lecture Mangrove Rehabilitation and Conservation  in the Philippines By Dr. Jurgenne Primavera   Organised by the Institute of Science and Environment Tuesday, 29 September 2020   05:00 PM Online (ZOOM)     About …

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Macao’s Mangroves: A Coastal Treasure – Exhibition​

Mangrove forests are one of the most valuable ecosystems on earth and an important natural coastal treasure. They protect our coastlines from rising sea levels and extreme weather events, help …

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Open Talk: Revisiting the Rainbow Hydrothermal Vent Field in the Azores: high grade Cu-Au mineralization in an ultramafic rock setting.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94772960524?pwd=OWZ4eVE1OWx5V2VVNERLNTg3TzdVdz09 (Meeting ID: 947 7296 0524; Password: 062507) By A.F.A. Marques Abstract: The Rainbow vent field is vigorous ultramafic rock hosted seafloor hydrothermal system located in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge …

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Public Lecture: Seas Alive! Understanding the whales, dolphin and porpoises of Macau and adjacent waters

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96620183773 (Meeting ID: 966 2018 3773) By Dr. Lindsay Porter Abstract: Asia is home to a huge diversity of whales, dolphins and porpoises and even the only vegetarian …

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Open Talk – Quantifying Hearing: from mechanics to behavior

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95534095604 (Meeting ID: 955 3409 5604) By Prof. Fangyi Chen Abstract: How we detect and process sound is a fundamental question in auditory research. Quantification of hearing abilities is …

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Open Talk: Pyrite probe into hydrothermal processes: a case study from an orogenic gold deposit

Online via zoom meeting By Dr. Yafei Wu Abstract: Hydrothermal processes in Earth’s crust are responsible for the transfer of heat and mass and formation of giant hydrothermal mineral systems. …

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Public lecture: Nature-based solutions for a cleaner and safer Macao

Cities have become more impermeable and with increasing habitat fragmentation and ecosystem degradation. Nature has been called back to the city not as an ornament but for its valuable services. …

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Public Lecture: Nature-based solutions for water in Cities

Lecture presentation PDF link https://vimeo.com/425737185/e2deeecc3e   Nature-based solutions for water in cities  About the Talk Cities have become more impermeable and with an increasing habitat fragmentation and ecosystem degradation. Nature …

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Public Lecture: Adaptation and Phenotypic Plasticity in Marine Species as a Response to Global Change.

Anthropogenic activities are causing global climate change at an unprecedented rate. The uptake of additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is changing ocean chemistry, with potentially far-reaching impacts on marine …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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, …

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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´ …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Public lecture: Hormonal Pheromones in Tilapia

Hormonal Pheromones in Tilapia, by Prof. Adelino Canário Prof. Adelino Canário (University of Algarve, Portugal and Shanghai Ocean University, China) ABOUT THE TALK Communication and behaviour are tightly linked and …

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Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau of Macau (SMG) Visit

Architecture students from Life and Science module and Pre-U students from Physical Sciences visited the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau of Macau (SMG) installations in order to better understand how air …

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Goldschmidt Paris 2017: S18g

Offshore Assessment of Minerals in Deep-Sea Sediments from the TAG-area Milinovic J, Barriga F, Dias Á, Martins S, Pereira M & Janeiro A (2017) Offshore Assessment of Minerals in Deep-Sea Sediments from the TAG-Area (26°N, 44°W). Goldschmidt2017. Paris.

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Goldschmidt Paris 2017: S06d

Goldschmidt is the foremost annual, international conference on geochemistry and related subjects, organised by the European Association of Geochemistry and the Geochemical Society. Goldschmidt 2017 (Paris) August 13-18 New Geochemical …

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Paris Agreement: Challenges and International Regimes, by José Eduardo Martins and Prof. Julien Chaisse

José Eduardo Martins (Former Secretary of State for the Environment of Portugal) Prof. Julien Chaisse (Faculty of Law, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong)  

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Fluorinated Compounds in the Environment: routes and fate of biodegradation

Fluorinated Compounds in the Environment: routes and fate of biodegradation. By Prof. Paula Castro (UCP-ESB, Portugal)

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Public lecture: Fluorinated compounds in the environment: routes and fate of biodegradation

Fluorinated compounds in the environment: routes and fate of biodegradation Prof. Paula Castro (UCP-ESB, Portugal) About the Talk Fluorinated compounds have unique properties, and their synthesis was a major technological …

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Blocking Inhibitory Neurons in the Memory Centre of the Brain: Cognitive Enhancing Effects of GABAA Receptor Modulators, by Dr. Olívia Monteiro

Dr. Olívia Monteiro (Univ. of Dandee) About the Talk Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain.  The function of GABA-ergic neurotransmission is to inhibit neuronal firing. …

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ISE visited the Second Institute of Oceanography (SIO) in Hangzhou

On 1 June 2017, Prof. David Goncalves (Dean of ISE) and Prof. Ágata Alveirinho Dias went in Hangzhou at the Second Institute of Oceanography (SIO), State Oceanic Administration (SOA), to …

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Public lecture: Dynamic Earth: the wonders of drifting continents

Dynamic Earth: the wonders of drifting continents Dr. Fernando Ornelas Marques (Faculty of Science of the Univ. of Lisbon) About the Talk The lecture will be discussing, in a very …

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Hydrothermal events in Hong Kong: constraints on timing and depth of occurrence, by Prof Chan Lung Sang

Prof Chan Lung Sang (PHKU and HKU SPACE) Prof Chan Lung Sang is currently Principal of HKU SPACE Community College and HKU SPACE-Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College, as …

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Mesozoic magmatism in Macao: What is known so far and future developments, by Dr. Pedro Quelhas

Dr. Pedro Quelhas (ISE-USJ and FCUL)   Pedro Quelhas graduated in geology from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) and is currently a PhD student in …

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Reconstructing the architecture of the late Mesozoic Southeast China continental margin, by Dr. Roderick J. Sewell

Dr. Roderick J. Sewell (Hong Kong Geological Survey, GEO, CEDD, HKSAR)   Rod Sewell has been a member of the Hong Kong Geological Survey for over 27 years. Following completion …

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Public lecture: Brain Cholesterol metabolism: secrets and lies

Brain Cholesterol metabolism: secrets and lies Dr. Elsa Rodrigues (iMed.ULisbon-FFUL) About the Talk Dysfunctions in brain cholesterol homeostasis have been extensively related to brain disorders. The major elimination pathway of …

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Public lecture: Interactive effects of warming, acidification and progestins on aquatic systems

Interactive effects of warming, acidification and progestins on aquatic systems Dr. Patrícia Cardoso (Univ. of Coimbra and IMAR-CMA) About the Talk The emergence of climate change and endocrine disruptor chemicals …

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Public lecture: Marine conservation under stormy skies and troubled waters

Marine conservation under stormy skies and troubled waters Dr. Isabel Noronha About the Talk Ocean and coastal conservation, management and policy are impacted by expanding coastal populations, increased exploration of …

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Goldschmidt Japan

Participation in the Goldschmidt 2016 conference, Japan The Goldschmidt Conference provides a forum for its members to discuss their latest research. It brings together thousands of scientists from throughout the world …

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Public lecture: We are geographers! The power of spatial data infrastructures and (un)volunteered geography information

We are geographers! The power of spatial data infrastructures and (un)volunteered geography information Rui Pedro Julião (Assist. Prof. and head of GRPD from the UNL and researcher at CICS.NOVA)

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Public lecture: Geotechnical and environmental applications of geophysics methods in Hong Kong,

Geotechnical and environmental applications of geophysics methods in Hong Kong Prof Chan Lung Sang (陳龍生教授) (PHKU and HKU SPACE) ABOUT THE TALK Geophysical surveys in an urban setting are subject …

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Public lecture: Hong Kong’s big bang: The story behind the discovery of Hong Kong’s supervolcano

Hong Kong’s big bang: The story behind the discovery of Hong Kong’s supervolcano Dr. Roderick J. Sewell (Hong Kong Geological Survey, GEO, CEDD, HKSAR) ABOUT THE TALK HONG KONG’S BIG …

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Public lecture: Gardens to treat water – Constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment and reuse

Gardens to treat water – Constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment and reuse By Cristina Calheiros (ESB, UCP)   About the Talk It is crucial that wastewater treatment systems fulfill entirely …

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Metal pollution in South China, by Prof. Wen-Xiong Wang

Prof. Wen-Xiong Wang (Chair Prof in the Division of Life Science, HKUST) About the Talk With increasing industrialization, metal pollution has become a new emerging environmental problem in many estuaries …

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Public lecture: Roundtable discussion on the COP21 agreement

Speakers: David Gonçalves (ISE, USJ), “The COP21 Paris Agreement: what is it about?” Liu Jingjing (Macau Ricci Institute), “Chinese Perspectives on the COP21 Agreement”. Franz Gassner (USJ), “The COP21 Agreement …

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Institute of Science and Environment, University of Saint Joseph (NAPE campus), Rua de Londres 116 Macau
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2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University Fukuoka, Japan

Abstract: Development of the vocal-auditory systems for social communication in a teleost fish Raquel O. Vasconcelos1, Paulo J. Fonseca2, M. Clara P. Amorim3, and Joseph A. Sisneros4 1Institute of Science …

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Public lecture: On a windy day lets go flying

On a windy day lets go flying Dr. Miguel Repas (Intern. EIA consultant and Exec. Dir. of STRIX) About the Talk The energy sector is a key component and driver …

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Public lecture: The 2014-15 volcanic eruption on the Fogo Island in Cape Vert

The 2014-15 volcanic eruption on the Fogo Island in Cape Vert Prof. João Mata (GeoFCUL, IDL) About the Talk The Cape Verde Archipelago (eastern middle Atlantic) comprises 10 major islands …

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Public lecture: The effects of eutrophication on costal ecosystems

P. Cardoso (Univ. of Coimbra) ABOUT THE TALK Coastal zones and shallow marine habitats are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth. In many locations, they are subject to a …

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AGU Fall meeting New Orleans

AGU’s Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Fall Meeting brings together the entire Earth and space science community from across the globe for discussions …

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First Meeting on the Geology of Macao

First Meeting on the Geology of Macao (Ma.G.I.C project – FDCT 043/2014/A1) Petrology and Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks from Macao: Implications for the Crustal Evolution of Southern China (Ma.G.I.C) 澳门火成岩之岩石学与地球化学: …

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Public lecture: Conservation and contamination of mangrove wetland

Conservation and contamination of mangrove wetland Prof. Nora F-Y Tam (Chair Prof. in the Dep. of Biology and Chemistry and Dir. of Futian-CityU Mangrove R&D at CUHK). ABOUT THE TALK …

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Sailing Talks 2015

A sailing trip around Macao was organised in October 2015 with students from our Master in Environmental Sciences and Management. A series of talks onboard about topics like environmental protection …

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Third InterRidge Theoretical Institute, Hangzhou, China

InterRidge promotes interdisciplinary, international studies of oceanic spreading centers by creating a global research community, planning and coordinating new science programs that no single nation can achieve alone, exchanging scientific …

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The Secretary-General at COMRA (China) and the head of EMEPC (Portugal) visit to ISE

Aldino Campos (EMEPC), Ágata Dias (ISE,USJ) and Liu Feng (COMRA)   The ISE from USJ had a pleasure to receive the Secretary-General at China Ocean Mineral Resources R&D Association (COMRA) – …

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The Earth’s Last Frontier: deep-sea hydrothermal vents

PHOTO and VIDEO EXHIBITIONS, WORKSHOPS and OPEN TALKS Organisers University of Saint Joseph Macao Science Center Sponsors Macau Foundation Local Macao Science Center Target Participants / Audience Macao citizens, teachers and …

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The Earth’s Last Frontier: deep-sea hydrothermal vents

“The Earth’s Last Frontier” Mini-ROVs and “Kit do Mar” WORKSHOPS During the exhibition duration, free workshops on how to use the Mini-ROV will be offered to the public. We invite you …

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Survey on public environmental consciousness in Macao — A pearl river delta comparison

ABOUT THE TALK Environmental issues have become pervasive in our daily lives and there has been an increase in public concern on the degradation of the environment in recent decades. …

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