Position: Associate

Academic background:

PhD candidate in Geography, area of expertise Urban and Regional Planning (IGOT-UL, 2012-…) (SFRH/BD/85150/2012)

Master in Territorial Management and Urbanism (IGOT-UL, 2011)

Degree in Geography, area of Human Geography (IGOT-UL, 2008)

Research Group: MOPT

Email: analouro@campus.ul.pt

Research interests: Urban transport and mobility, healthy cities, urban sustainability, time uses

ORCID: 0000-0002-4214-1982

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Ana Louro (June 16th, 1987 – …) is Geographer and researcher at the Centre for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, since 2010. Graduated in Geography, Human area (FLUL-UL, 2008), and held the Master in Urbanism and Territory Management (IGOT-UL, 2011), with the thesis “The use of time associated with the mobility of families as a differentiating factor in setting up a sustainable community.” Currently attends a PhD in Geography, specialization in Regional and Urban Planning (IGOT-UL, 2012 -…), funded by FCT (PhD Scholarship SFRH/BD/85150/2012).

Her research topics are related with urban sustainability and sustainable communities, uses of time and daily life of families, urban mobility and urban mobility and transport plans, healthy cities, and evaluation of policies.

Collaborated in several national research projects (eg. SPOTIA, FURBS, Quality of Life and Management of the city (ICS-UL), and international research projects (EuroBroadMap, Ex-post evaluation of Cohesion Policy programmes – European Regional Development Fund and Cohesion Fund, and Local Health Promotion for Construction of Healthy Cities).

Participated in several symposia and national and international scientific seminars, related to Geography and Planning, particularly in her research topics, and participated in books and articles.