Maria Rosa Paiva
Summary: Broad experience in research, teaching and management, gathered in six countries, including interdisciplinary activities at fundamental and applied level, such as consultancy, collaboration with industries, local authorities and academic institutions.
Present Position: 1991 to present: Professor of Ecology, DCEA-Dept Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Academic Degrees: Ph.D. and D.I.C., Imperial College, University of London, U.K (1977), Post-Doc Training, A. von Humboldt Fellow, University of Freiburg, Germany (1980–82); “Habilitation” in Ecology, New University of Lisbon, Portugal (1988).
Present fields of interest:
Research: Chemical ecology, population dynamics, integrated forest protection, habitat and ecosystem management and rehabilitation.
Teaching: Ph.D., M.Sc. and B.Sc. level in Terrestrial Ecology, Forest Management, Entomology. Coordination of ERASMUS / SOCRATES exchange programme of DCEA
OtherStudies: Gender mainstreaming in science, founding member of the Portuguese Association of Women Scientists (2004).
Experience: University of London, Imperial College, UK (1974 -77); University of Chapingo, Mexico (1977-80); University of Freiburg, Germany (1980-82); Federal University of Paraná, Brazil (1982-83); CSIRO, Canberra, Australia (1991-92); University of Hannover, Germany (1994-95); University of London, Imperial College, UK (2001-02).
Henin, J. M.; Paiva, M. R.; Collingwood, C. A. 2001. The Iberian Leptothorax Mayr, 1855 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): discovery of a new species and first record of L. atlantis Santschi, 1911. Bol. Soc. Port. Entomol. 196(VII-14): 161-166
Henin, Jean-Marc, Collingwood, Cedric, and Paiva, Maria Rosa 2003. Synonymy between Leptothorax caparica Henin, Paiva & Collingwood, 2001 and Cardiocondyla mauritanica Forel, 1890 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bol. Soc. Port. Entomol. 211: 377-378