ANICT

Towards a sustainable research career with progression based on merit

Monthly Archives: January 2010

Creation of ANICT in the press (Diário de Coimbra)

Diário de Coimbra was the first newspaper to publish an article about ANICT:
“Investigadores criaram associação que os representa no diálogo com o Governo” in Diário de Coimbra. [download PDF] (in portuguese/em português)

News about the Creation of ANICT (TV Ciência)

News about the creation of ANICT:
“Criada Associação Nacional de Investigadores” in TV Ciência. [download PDF] (in portuguese/em português)

Meeting with Researchers from University of Coimbra

On the 19th of January 2010, Nicolas Lori organized a meeting in the Medical School of Coimbra University, with the participation and colaboration of Nuno Otero and Nuno Cerca. Several researchers were present and after a small introduction of ANICT by Nicolas Lori, the meeting ended with a positive debate regarding issues of interest to the research career.

2nd Meeting with Researchers from University of Porto

On the 11th of January 2010, Miguel Jorge and Manuela Vilarinho Oliveira organized a meeting in the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University, with the participation and collaboration of Nuno Otero. More than 40 Researchers from different Research Centers and Institutes were present. A brief presentation of ANICT, by Miguel Jorge and Nuno Otero, was followed by a lively debate about issues of interest to the research career.

ANICT gains legal status

Since today (8th January 2010) ANICT gained legal status.  The nominated social bodies are:

General Assembly

President – Nuno Otero (U. Minho)

Secretaries – Sandra Heleno (IST) and Miguel Santos (U. Porto)

Board of Directors

President – Nuno Cerca (U. Minho)

Vice-presidents – Frank Wagner (U. Évora) and Miguel Jorge (U. Porto)

Financial Officer – João Rodrigues (U. Nova de Lisboa)

Members – Gina Caetano (U. Coimbra), Konstantin Luzyanin (IST), Matthieu Ferry (U. Évora), Manuela Vilarinho (U. Porto) and Mónica Oliveira (U. Porto)

Audit Committee

President – Nicolas Lori (U. Coimbra)

Secretary – João Lopes (U. Porto)

Member – Ana Serro (IST)