Position: Integrated Researcher with Doctoral Degree
Academic background: Geography
Research Group: ZEPHYRUS
Research interests: Bioclimatology, climate change, human health, adaptation, tourism
Ciência Vitae: BA11-D3C0-14C3
Scopus Author ID: 37108732400
João Vasconcelos is a Geographer from the University of Lisbon. In 2006 he obtained a Master’s degree in Land Managment and Environmental Planning and in 2012 he obtained his PhD in Environment from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the New University of Lisbon.
João has been a lecturer at the Schol of Tourism and Maritime Technology – Polytechnic of Leiria since 2006, in the area of Tourism, Geography and Environment.
He was the coordinator of the Tourism Research Group (GITUR) at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria from 2013 to 2016.
João is a researcher at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of the University of Lisbon (IGOT), where he has been involved in the several climate change adaptation plans in Portugal, as an expert in the area of human health.
Currently he coordinates the project IN-HALE – Indoor heat exposure and adaptation attitudes in the elderly population [EXPL/GES-AMB/0280/2021].