ISE Science Seminars


Here are some of the scheduled talks, more will be announced upon confirmation.

Date Time Speaker, Affiliation Title of the Talk Host Venue/Link
18 Jan (Wed) 17:00-18:00 Deo Florence L. Onda
UP Marine Science Institute, Philippines
Plastic pollution in the South China sea: a shared problem and responsibility [poster] Karen Zoom
ID: 816 3910 3643 Pass: 919631
8 Feb (Wed) 18:00-19:00 Kin Chung Ho
Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China
University of Hong Kong, HK
Environmental research: from Hong Kong to polar regions, from harmful algal blooms to beneficial microalgae industry [poster] SK Chan
  • NAPE campus 
  • Zoom – ID: 817 0604 2150, Pass: 323415
13 Feb (Mon) 18:00-19:00 Teresa Firmino 
Journalist, Science Editor
Science journalism Agata,  together with Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) Zoom
ID: 894 4750 8219,  Pass: 334801
17 Feb (Fri) 17:00-18:00 Ricardo Ramos 
(known as Xicogaivota), Artist, Portugal
Beach Plastics and Art Agata, together with Dept. Architecture and Design, FAH Zoom
ID: 874 8339 5299,  Pass: 206800
23 Feb (Thur) 17:00-18:00 Joao Duarte 
Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), Portugal
Plate tectonics, big earthquakes, and tsunamis (examples of Portugal and South China) Agata Zoom
ID: 814 1287 3625,  Pass: 214080
8 Mar (Wed) 18:00-19:00 Pratiti Bhadra
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
How does the accessory proteins Sec62 and Sec63 affect the conformation of Sec61 from yeast? [poster] Shirley

Zoom  ID: 817 6108 3647, Pass: 056193

12 Apr (Wed) 18:00-19:00 Chunhui Tao 
Second Institute of Oceanography, Hangzhou, China
Hydrothermal vent fields discovery on the SWIR seafloor Agata  
5 May  (Fri) 18:00-19:00 Siu-Tai Tsim
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University
Assessing the biodiversity potential of urban parks in Zhuhai Thomas  
Jun TBC Michael Orger
Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Portugal
Comparison of locomotion and visuomotor behavior in larvae of different fish species David  
Jun TBC Lindsay Porter
Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St Andrews, UK
TBC Raquel  
5 Jul (Wed) 18:00-19:00 Francisco Ferreira 
NOVA University Lisbon (FCT-NOVA), Portugal
Air quality and climate change – policies and measures for a double win Thomas  

ISE PhD Seminars


DateTimeSpeakerTitle of the TalkSupervisor(s)
18 May (Thur)19:00Guilherme Cordes Aniceto Leite MartinsThesis Proposal Presentation: A symbiotic food waste and microalgae decentralised system: An approach towards bio structuresDavid
 20:00Melina Coelho da SilvaChemical communication and aggressive behaviour in Fighting fishDavid, Adelino Canario and Peter Hubbard
15 Jun (Thur)19:00Muhammad Bashir SaiduIsolation of conventional plastic Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) degrading and Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) producing bacteria from sediment and water samplesDavid
 20:00Pedro Roseira Reis CostaMineralogical and Geochemical Signatures of Mid-Ocean Ridge Hydrothermal Oxyhydroxide DepositsAgata
13 Jul (Thur)19:00Bianca FusaniStress in fish – the role of oxytocin and vasopressinDavid, Rui Oliveira
 20:00Jijo Kandamkulathy PauloseAffordances of Arbitrariness in Transmodal SemiosisDavid
14 Sep (Thur)19:00Sara Pereira da Silva e Sousa JustinoApplying the circular economy concept to wastewater management by using constructed wetlands as nature-based decentralized solutions: A case study at the Macao hospitality industryDavid, Cristina Calheiros, and Prof. Paula Castro
 20:00Alexandre LebelMarine medaka as a behavioral model to assess the role of ocean acidification on chemical communicationDavid
19 Oct (Thur)19:00Wong Lap Yan, NathanThesis Proposal Presentation: TBC TBC
 20:00Manuel SinThesis Proposal Presentation: TBC TBC