Prof. Eduarda Marques Costa

Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (University of Lisbon)

Eduarda Marques da Costa, born in Lisbon in 1966, PhD in Geography-Spatial Planning in 2001, is a senior researcher and an associate professor in the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of University of Lisbon. She teaches Geography and Spatial Planning since 1990, and she is a researcher in the Centre of Geographical Studies, since 1987. The main scientific areas of their interest are Sustainable urban development; Regional, Urban and Local Planning, Urban Geography and Evaluation of Public Policies. She has been teaching Methodologies of Evaluation of Public Policies and spatial planning in graduation and master courses. Current: 2020/ … - Member of coordination group of Master in Spatial Planning and Urbanism, IGOT-FA-IST, ULisboa 2020/ … - Member of scientific committee of Master in Spatial Planning and Urbanism, IGOT-FA-IST, ULisboa 2015-2017 and 2020/… - Member of Health Network – University of Lisbon (RedeSaude – ULisboa) 2017/2018 – Expert member to the definition of the “Future of Cities Agenda, National Funding Agency for Science, Research and Technology, Ministry of Science, Technology and High Education 2016/… - Member of the Direction of Associação Portuguesa de Geógrafos (Portuguese Association of Geographers) 2015/… - URBACT III Programme (European Commission)– Ad-Hoc expert. Thematic Expertise – Health; Expertise support to local authorities and other stakeholders in designing & delivering integrated and participatory policies 2015/… - Board Member of IUPEA - International Urban Planning and Environment Association 2014/… - Member of the Scientific Commission of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning Assembly, University of Lisbon 2011/… - Associate Professor, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon 2009/… - Coordinator of Modelling and Spatial Planning Research Group (; 1988/… - Consulting in Planning, Regional Policy and Evaluation of Public Policy 1987/… - Permanent researcher in the Centre of Geographical Studies (CEG), University of Lisbon Previous: 2010-2019 - Coordinator of Batchelor in Spatial Planning, IGOT, University of Lisbon 2013-2017 - Municipal Councillor (Spatial Planning Area) of the Gabinete do Observatório da Cidade- Município de Odivelas 2012-2017 - Member of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning Assembly, University of Lisbon 2016 - Visiting professor in the Université Paris 7, LabEx DynamiTe research institute. Hosted by Frederic Santa Maria (18th January/19th February 2016) 2007–2016 - Collaboration in Master - Parcours International Système Territoriaux, Développement Durable, Aide à la Décision(Parcour International, Université Joseph Fourrier – Grenoble, dans un Master de 'ENS-LSH d Along the carrier she has been consultant in private and public institutions where participated or coordinated more than 70 Research projects and studies for public and private institutions, including DGRegio and Urban studies, the ESPON Programme (since 2000, 9 ESPON networks and member of the Sounding Board), 2 INTERREG B projects network, 2 Framework Programmes and many evaluation studies of public policy linked to structural funds in Portugal and EU. In the evaluation of public policies, monitoring and impact assessment domains, Eduarda participated in DGRegio and Urban and national entity contracts. Concerning FCT projects, she coordinated the National Project "SPOTIA: Sustainable Spatial Policy Orientations and Territorial Impact Assessment – Contribution to Portuguese context" (PTDC/CS-GEO/105452/2008 to the Ministry of Science and Technology, 2009-2013) and the study "Sustainable Urban Form – Methodological Approach to Portugal", [PTDC/GEO/69109/2006-Geografia, CEG with the collaboration of to General Direction of Urban and Land Management and National Laboratory of Civil Engineering, 2008-2013). More 6 participations as member of projects of FCT.


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