- FCT 2021 Call for Project Grants: CIUHCT is a participating institution on a winning project
29 July 2021
CIUHCT is a participating institution on the project "ROADMAP - Research On Antonio De Holanda Miniatures Artistic Production", a project that includes Henrique Leitão on the team.
- FCT 2021 Call for Project Grants: CIUHCT wins project
29 July 2021
CIUHCT is the host institution of "Einstein, Eddington and the Eclipse. A global history of the total solar eclipse of 1919", a project with Ana Simões as Principal Investigator.
- FCT 2021 Call for Project Grants: CIUHCT wins two exploratory projects
29 July 2021
CIUHCT is the host institution for two exploratory projects, recommended for funding in FCT's Call for Project Grants, "Hi-BicLab" and "HERIT-AGES". The PRs are M. Luísa Sousa and Joana Lia Antunes Ferreira, respectively.
- AQUA opens call for two Master's Research Grants
30 March 2021
The scholarships will have a maximum duration of 9 months, and are intended for archival work, bibliography study, hydraulics and fieldwork on a hydraulic system of gardens or fences of the Modern Age in Portugal, with a view to presenting it as a Master's thesis.
- Raquel Cristina (AQUA) proves that contemporary gardens consume more water than those of the Modern Age
03 March 2021
Raquel Cristina, an AQUA project fellow, proves mathematically that contemporary gardens have less efficient water consumption than gardens of the Modern Age.
- Call for a Postdoctoral Research Scholarship
26 January 2021
Applications will be accepted until February 8. The scholarship is expected to begin in March 2021.
- Cristina Luís interviewed on the NEWSERA project
06 October 2020
The CIUHCT researcher spoke to ScienceMediaHub, a digital platform from the European Parliament, discussing her participation on the international NEWSERA consortium. The project aims at using citizen science to improve science communication, and Cristina Luís explains how she will test new training models at her institution, the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.
- MEDEA-CHART project launches new database of nautical historical cartography
03 December 2019
This project is led by CIUHCT researcher Joaquim Alves Gaspar, with funding from the European Research Council. One of its mains goals is the public release of this tool, which aims to aid the study of historical nautical charts and facilitate access to them for both the scientific community and all members of the public. The database currently includes records of almost 3.500 charts, and at least 50% of these records include a digital reproduction. The application was developed by project member Ricardo Neiva Vaz, in collaboration with the team.
- New fellowships in the ERC projects MEDEA-CHART and RUTTER
11 November 2019
Applications accepted until November 15 (RUTTER) and December 5 (Medea Chart).
- AQUA opens scholarships for masters' dissertations
12 July 2019
The scholarships will have a maximum duration of 9 months, and are destined to students that choose to work on hydraulic systems in gardens or monastic enclosures in Portugal, during the Early Modern period.