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Awards

Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Highly cited researchers 2017, Clarivate Analytics, 2017
Lillian Bouçada de Barros, Highly cited researchers 2017, Clarivate Analytics, 2017
João Carlos Martins Azevedo, Outstanding Board Member and Scientific Editor Award, Journal of Mountain Science, 2017
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Highly Cited Scientist Top 1%, Thomson Reuters, 2017
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Prémio de melhor comunicação, IX Congresso Ibérico de Agroengenharia, 2017
Lillian Bouçada de Barros, Prémio de melhor comunicação, IX Congresso Ibérico de Agroengenharia, 2017
Custódio Miguel Lobo de Freitas Roriz, Prémio de melhor comunicação, IX Congresso Ibérico de Agroengenharia, 2017
Tânia Cristina de São Pedro Pires, Prémio de melhor comunicação, IX Congresso Ibérico de Agroengenharia, 2017
Maria Inês Moreira Figueiredo Dias, Prémio de melhor comunicação, IX Congresso Ibérico de Agroengenharia , 2017
Cristina Sofia Gomes Caleja, Prémio de melhor comunicação, IX Congresso Ibérico de Agroengenharia , 2017
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Merit Medal, Bragança City Hall, Portugal, 2017
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Spanish Association for Cancer Therapy, Academic work, 2017
Carla Susana Correia Pereira, “Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado”, University of Salamanca, Spain, 2017
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, Volkswagen Foundation and Christian Behl, University Medical Center Mainz – Germany, Travel Grant., 2016
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Women in Science, National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture, Portugal, 2016
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Highly Cited Scientist Top 1%, Thomson Reuters, 2016
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Royal Society of Chemistry. Top 10% of authors “highly cited” in biological journals portfolio, 2016
Tomás D' Aquino Freitas Rosa de Figueiredo, CNOIV distinction, Category “Viticulture, Portuguese Commission of the OIV – International Organization for Vine and Wine, 2016
Nuno Miguel de Sousa Rodrigues, 2nd Prize for better communication in the Iberian Meeting of Oliviculture "" V Naconais Conference of the Group of Oliviculture of the Spanish Society of Horticultural Sciences (SECH) "" VII National Symposium of Oliviculture of the Portuguese Association of Horticulture (APH) ", 2016
Isabel Alexandra Queirós Morais Ferreira, Winner of the “Progress Pasture Award” in the category of best poster, in the XXXVIII Spring Meeting, Serpa, 2016
Isabel de Maria Cardoso Gonsalves Mourão, Title of Horticóloga de Honra, Associação Portuguesa de Horticultura, Portugal (Horticologist of Honour, Portuguese Horticultural Association), 2016
Sandra Cristina Pereira Afonso, Winner of the “Progress Pasture Award” in the category of best poster-XXXVIII Spring Meeting, Serpa, 2016
José Virgílio Santulhão Pinela, International Conference on Safety and Innovation in Food Packaging 2016 (InSiPack), 2016
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, Biofilms 7 International Scientific Meeting, Honorable mention of best poster, 2016
Ana Lúcia Lobo Santos, Best student in Agroecology Master – IPB 2014/2015, 2015
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral, Best poster award, III Encontro de Jovens Investigadores, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, 2015
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Prize of the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC), Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Valladolid, Spain, 2015
Carla Susana Correia Pereira, Acknowledgment award of merits, efforts and performed work of students with the best scientific and research curriculum, University of Salamanca, Spain, 2015
Luís Miguel Cortez Mesquita de Brito, Co-author of Oral Communication at the International Conference on Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society (AiCARE Award), Rome, Italy, 2015
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Highly Cited Scientist Top 1%, Thomson Reuters, 2015
Isabel de Maria Cardoso Gonsalves Mourão, 2nd place in the AICARE competition ‘Revolutionary solutions for local food systems’ (co-author), Italian Agency for Responsible and Ethical Countryside and Agriculture, International Conference on Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society, Lazio Expo 2015, AgUrbRome, 14-17 September, Rome, 2015
Dionísio Afonso Gonçalves, Awarded with the Grand Officer of Public Instruction by The President of the Portuguese Republic, 2015
Márcio Soares Carocho, Best poster communication at the “Congreso Nacional de Ciencias Hortícolas”, 2015
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2015
Maria Isabel Barreiro Ribeiro, Honorable Mention - free communication, Symptoms of Depression and Solitude in Institutionalized Elderly Persons, Nursing School, Vila Real, Portugal, 2014
Ricardo Manuel da Silva Malheiro, Winner of the Award “TRADEIT Researcher-Business Co-operation – Innovation Award 2014”, 2014
Luís Miguel Cortez Mesquita de Brito, Co-author of Best Poster Award at the Scientific Track of the 18th IFOAM Organic World Congress, ?stanbul, Turkey, 2014
João Paulo Miranda de Castro, Finalist GreenCampus Competition 2012 - IN + / MIT Portugal, 2014
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, International Cooperation Award, National Fruits and Vegetables Operative and Technological Center, Portugal, 2014
Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista, Best Panel Award presented at the 3º Simpósio Nacional de Fruticultura, 2014
Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista, Prize by Fundação Ilídio Pinho “Ciência na Escola”, 11ª Edition, in the category corresponding to the 3rd step, 2014
João Paulo Miranda de Castro, Best oral communication or panel in the area of Protection Against Pests, Diseases and Weeds in the Forest in the 1st Symposium of the SCAP and the 7th Congress of the SPF, 2014
João Brandão Rodrigues, Elected P3rsonality of the year 2014 by P3, Público newspaper, 2014
Vanessa Ariana Azevedo Vieira, Best student of the Master degree, 2014
Isabel de Maria Cardoso Gonsalves Mourão, Best Poster Award (co-author), Scientific Track of the 18th IFOAM Organic World Congress, 2014
Márcio Soares Carocho, Graduate Scholar Award at the Fourth International Conference on Food Studies, Monash University, 2014
José Virgílio Santulhão Pinela, Best BSc student in Phytopharmacy and MAP (2012-2013), 2014
Maria Isabel Barreiro Ribeiro, Best communication in panel, IX Colloquium Pharmacy. School of Technology and Health of Porto, Porto, 2013
Isabel Cristina Jornalo Freire Pinto, Award for best panel communication, 1st International Symposium of Pharmacy “Validação de um método espectofotométrico UV para determinação de Furosemida em medicamentos genéricos e comercial”, Escola Superior de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, Portugal, 2013
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, ChemNat Intensive Program “Mobility projects and cooperation - good examples of PALV 2007-2012”, National Agency Program Lifelong, 2013
Josiana Adelaide Vaz, 1º Price – Poster, International scientific event, Congresso Internacional de Enfermagem de Reabilitação, Vila Nova de Gaia, 2013
Maria José Gonçalves Alves, Distinction made by the Journal of Applied Microbiology: best article for revelation of science to the general community, 2013
José Virgílio Santulhão Pinela, Best MSc student in Biotechnology (2010-2012), 2013
José Manuel Ribeiro Correia Afonso dos Santos, Listed in the 2012 edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2012
Maria Isabel Barreiro Ribeiro, Best Communication in panel, V Symposium on Obstetrics. School of Health, Vale do Ave, Famalicão, Portugal, 2012
Maria Isabel Barreiro Ribeiro, Best Communication in panel, School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2012
Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista, Prize awarded by British Mycological Society ao melhor painel no British Mycological Society Annual Scientific Meeting - Fungal Interactions, 2012
Ricardo Manuel da Silva Malheiro, Merit Scholarship for the classification obtained in the Master in Sciences in Quality and Food Safety in the academic year 2009/2010 in the School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2012
Cristina Fernandes Xavier, Best Student 2010/2011, Licenciatura in Engenharia Zootécnica, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal, 2012
Luana Fernandes, Diploma of Merit from the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2012
Luana Fernandes, CGD (Caixa Geral de Depósitos) to the best students , 2012
Lara Alina de Almeida Pinheiro, Best Student of Master in Agroecology course, 2012
Josiana Adelaide Vaz, Best Scientific Poster, National scientific event, V Jornadas de Análises Clínica se de Saúde Pública, IPB, Bragança, 2012
Sofia dos Santos da Rocha Costa, Second Best Poster – ESN 31st International Symposium, Turkey, 2012
Sandra Cristina Pereira Afonso, Winner of the 2nd edition of the GRACE Award for research in Corporate Social Responsibility, 2012
Filipa Sofia Dinis Reis, Best student of the Masters of Biotechnology (2009/2010), 2012
José Manuel Ribeiro Correia Afonso dos Santos, Listed in the 2011 edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2011
Maria Isabel Barreiro Ribeiro, Best Communication in panel, IV Symposium on Obstetrics. School of Health of Vale do Ave, Famalicão, Portugal, 2011
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), Best student award in the academic year 2010/2011, 2011
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Food I&DT Technology Award, INOVISA- Alimentaria & Horexpo, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011
Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista, Prize “José Passos de Carvalho” awarded by 9th National Meeting of Integrated Protection, 2011
Ricardo Manuel da Silva Malheiro, Degree Letter for the distinction as the best graduating student of the academic year 2009/2010 of the Master in Sciences in Quality and Food Safety in the School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2011
Ângela Sofia Feitor Fernandes, 3.º Award in the Technology Competition Food I&DT 2011 – CHESTNUTSRAD, 2011
Maria Inês Moreira Figueiredo Dias, Award “Caixa Geral de Depósitos.” for best student in the Agrarian Superior School, , 2011
Maria Inês Moreira Figueiredo Dias, Diplome for Best Master student in Biotechnology, , 2011
José Virgílio Santulhão Pinela, Bester Communication Award - V Jornadas de Análises Clínicas e Saúde Pública de Bragança, 2011
Filipa Sofia Dinis Reis, Best student of the Masters of Biotechnology (2008/2010 , 2011
Filipa Sofia Dinis Reis, Best student of School of Agriculture of the IPB (2009/2010)- Merit Scholarship, 2011
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, Diploma of best student graduated by course in the academic year 2010/2011, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal, 2011
José Manuel Ribeiro Correia Afonso dos Santos, Student Support Award by the Organising Committee of the First International Conference on IGC, Imperial College, London, UK. This award was granted on the basis of the two Posters and the Oral Presentation with which I contributed to this Conference, 2010
Ricardo Manuel da Silva Malheiro, Merit Scholarship for the classification obtained in the Degree in Food Engineering in the academic year 2007/2008 in the School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2010
Olívia Rodrigues Pereira, PhD grant SFRH/PROTEC/49600/2009 (Characterization of phenolic compounds from medicinal plants and study of their neuroprotective effects), 2009
Ricardo Manuel da Silva Malheiro, Best graduating student of the academic year 2007/2008 of the Degree in Food Engineering in the School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2009
Marina Maria Pedrosa Meca Ferreira de Castro, Award for grassland progress- best poster “Novas ferramentas de monitorização de herbívoros em pastoreio”, Sociedade portuguesa de forragens e pastagens, Portugal, 2009
Helena Margarida Pires Pinheiro, Best student award of master's degree in forest resource management Escola Superior Agrária de Bragança, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal, 2009
Helena Margarida Pires Pinheiro, Best Finalist Student Award da Escola Superior Agrária de Bragança, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal, 2009
Lillian Bouçada de Barros, Extraordinary doctoral Prize 2008/2009 for her PhD, Faculty of Pharmacy , 2009
Sandra Sofia Quinteiro Rodrigues, Best paper award “Sheep and Goat Comission”: Sensory quality evaluation of Serrana kids meat: effect of sex and carcass weight”, 58th EAAP Annual Meeting, Dublin, 2007
Altino Branco Choupina, Vote of Honor from the Scientific Council, Agricultural College of Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, 2007
Carina Rodrigues, Prémio Jacinto de Magalhães: “Mutation Screening of the Thyroid Peroxidase Gene in a cohort of 55 Portuguese patients with Congenital Hypothyroidism”., 2006
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, Alcaides de Faria Secondary School – Barcelos, Framework Prize of Excellence, 2006
Dora Sofia Martins Henriques, 3rd place in the XXIV Juvenile encounter for Science, with the paper “Algas da Serrada Gardunha”, given by the organization committee, 2006
Dora Sofia Martins Henriques, Honorable mention for the best high school science Project in the field of aquatic-benthology, given by the North American Benthological Society, 2006
Sofia dos Santos da Rocha Costa, Faculty of a 1000 recommended paper: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2006
José Manuel Ribeiro Correia Afonso dos Santos, Award by the Portuguese Engineers Professional Association for the professional activity carried out during the period I was a Trainee Member of this organisation, 2005
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral, Scholarship covering the registration atributed to the best submitted abstracts, Conference Euroanalysis XIII, EFFoST 2005, 2005
Dora Sofia Martins Henriques, 2rd place in the XXIII Juvenile encounter for Science, with the paper “Algas da Serrada Gardunha”, given by the organization committee, 2005
Dora Sofia Martins Henriques, 2rd place in the XXIII Juvenile encounter for Science, with the paper “Algas da Serrada Gardunha”, given by the organization committee, 2005
Dora Sofia Martins Henriques, 2rd place in the XXIII Juvenile encounter for Science, with the paper “Algas da Serrada Gardunha”, given by the organization committee, 2005
Sofia dos Santos da Rocha Costa, Best student paper, Advances in Nematology, UK, 2005
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, Fragoso School Grouping, Better School Performance, 2004
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Short-term grant from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) to participate in the 4th International Conference on Mycorrhizae - ICOM4, University of Montreal, Canada, 2003
Paula Sofia Alves do Cabo, Best Student Award 2001/2002, Licenciatura in Management, awarded by the Ministério da Ciência e do Ensino Superior, 2003
João Carlos Martins Azevedo, NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award in Landscape Ecology, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Michigan State University, Banff, Alberta, Canada , 2003
João Carlos Martins Azevedo, Outstanding PhD Student Award, Department of Forest Science, Texas A&M University, USA , 2002
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Short-term scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to participate in the 2nd International Workshop on Edible Mycorrhizal Fungi. Christchurch. New Zealand, 2001
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Short-term grant from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) to participate in the. 3rd International Conference on Mycorrhizae 3rd ICOM. University of Adelaide. Australia, 2001
Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Prize of Scientific Research, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal, 2001
João Carlos Martins Barreira, Best student in the School of Agriculture of Bragança, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal , 2001
João Carlos Martins Barreira, Best student of Biotechnological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal, 2001
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral, Award Ordem dos Farmacêuticos - Secção regional do Porto, Ordem dos Farmacêuticos, 2000
João Carlos Martins Azevedo, Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento (FLAD) scholarship, 2000
João Carlos Martins Barreira, Best student in the School of Agriculture of Bragança, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal, 2000
Luís Manuel Santos Pais, First Award CUF-FCT for the best PhD thesis in Chemical Engineering for the period 1999-2001, 1999
Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins, School of 1st Cycle of Basic Education of Fragoso, Better school performance, 1999
Helena Margarida Pires Pinheiro, Best student award for the Project management course and the rural area Escola Superior Agrária de Bragança, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal, 1999
Luis Filipe de Sousa Teixeira Nunes, Eng.º António de Almeida” Award - Fundação ENG. ANTÓNIO DE ALMEIDA, 1999
Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista, Prize Eng.º António de Almeida, awarded by Fundação Eng.º António de Almeida, 1998
Luis Filipe de Sousa Teixeira Nunes, “Engenharia Silvícola” National Award - Colégio Nacional de Engenharia Florestal, Ordem dos Engenheiros, 1998
Paula Sofia Alves do Cabo, Best Student Award 1997/1998, Licenciatura in Agribusiness Management, awarded by the Ministério da Educação e do Ensino Superior, 1998
Helder Teixeira Gomes, Prize Eng.º António de Almeida 1996/97, awarded by Eng.º António de Almeida Foundation, 1997
Helder Teixeira Gomes, Prize Eng.º Cristiano Spratley 1996/97, awarded by the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 1997
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral, Award Prof. Doutor Nunes de Oliveira, Pharmacy Faculty of Porto, 1997
Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista, National Engineering Award, awarded by the Order of Engineers, 1997
Sérgio Alípio Domingues Deusdado, Best Student Award from ISEP - Instituto Superior de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal, 1996
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral, Award Prof. Marques de Carvalho, Pharmacy Faculty, University of Porto, 1995
João Carlos Martins Azevedo, Fulbright and Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento (FLAD) scholarships, 1995
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Short-term grant from the Luso-American Foundation for Development FLAD, for participation in the 9th American Conference on Mycorrhizae. University of Guelph, August. Guelph, Ontario. Canada, 1994
Luís Miguel Cortez Mesquita de Brito, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo Award , 1994
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Scholarship for internship at the Institute of Applied Botany of Hamburg Institut für Angewandte Botanik, Universität Hamburg, within the framework of the Luso- German Cooperation Program, INIDA, 1993
Tomás D' Aquino Freitas Rosa de Figueiredo, Ruta de la Plata”, best poster in the XII Latin-American Congress f Soil Science, Spanish Society of Soil Science, 1993
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Scholarship for internship at the Institute of Applied Botany of Hamburg Institut für Angewandte Botanik, Universität Hamburg, within the framework of the Luso- German Cooperation Program, INIDA., 1992
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Short-term grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, FCG for participation in the International Symposium on Management of Mycorrhizas in Agriculture Horticulture and Forestry: The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, 1992
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Scholarship of the National Institute of Scientific Research - INIC, for the development of research work within the master's degree. National Contest, by merit of the curriculum and merit of the Master's Degree Program, 1991
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Scholarship of the National Institute of Scientific Research - INIC, for the development of research work within the master's degree. National Contest, by merit of the curriculum and merit of the Master's Degree Program, 1990
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Scholarship of the National Institute of Scientific Research - INIC, for the development of research work within the master's degree. National Contest, by merit of the curriculum and merit of the Master's Degree Program, 1989
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Fellowship of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for the development of research work at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, IGC, 1985
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Fellowship of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for the development of research work at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, IGC, 1984
Anabela Rodrigues Lourenço Martins, Fellowship of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for the development of research work at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, IGC, 1983
Luiz Carlos Guerreiro Lopes, Correia Lima Medal Award, Brazilian Army's Reserve Officers’s Training Programme, 1978