Research topics

Biodiversity and ecosystem services

Exploring the relationships between nature and how biodiversity changes affects the human population.

Natural resources and sustainable management

Exploring the human influence on the evolution of terrestrial systems and the need for nature-based solutions to ensure long-term sustainability of those systems.

Citizen science
and stewardship

Exploring the involvement of non-scientists in scientific research, namely in biodiversity conservation and environmental monitoring.

The Socio-Ecological Research (SER) group, created in 2018, focuses on the study
of social and ecological interactions in diverse settings from urban to agro-forestry systems.


Inês Teixeira do Rosário

Group director

Margarida Santos-Reis

Senior Researcher

Patrícia Garcia-Pereira

Postdoctoral researcher

Patrícia Tiago

Postdoctoral researcher

Joana Martelo

Postdoctoral researcher

Filipa Grilo

PhD student

Paula Gonçalves

PhD student

Raquel C. Mendes

PhD student

SER is part of the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (cE3c)
based at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL).

Recent posts


Should I stay or Should I go?

Should I stay or Should I go? Modelling the fluxes of urban residents to visit green spaces Ana Catarina Luz, Maartje Buijs, Cristiana Aleixo, Inês Metelo, Filipa Grilo, Cristina Branquinho,…