The DS&P lab team is a multidisciplinary research group that takes advantage of the so-called “Big-Data Revolution” and works together to understand how individual behaviour impacts on society.
Joana Gonçalves de Sá
Joana Gonçalves de Sá is an Associate Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and the leader of the Data Science and Policy research group. Before that, she was a Principal Investigator at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Portugal, where she remains as the Coordinator of the Science for Society Initiative and as the Director of the Graduate Program Science for Development (PGCD), aiming at improving science in Africa.
Lília Perfeito is a researcher at the Nova School of Business and Economics. She spent the past 15 years studying how organisms evolve and adapt to new environments with the goal of predicting that evolution. Lilia completed her PhD in Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), followed by a post-doc in the University of Cologne, Germany.
Paulo Almeida is a data scientist. Previously he worked in Bioinformatics at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, in projects ranging from large scale sequencing to genome wide association studies, with a strong component of data management and analysis.
Frederico Francisco is currently a post-doc fellow and Invited Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP). He was previously a post-doc fellow at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência and continues to work with the Data Science and Policy Group at NOVA SBE as a Visiting Member, conducting research on public attitudes towards science and electoral dynamics.
We collaborate with colleagues from many different institutions and that work on diverse areas, from psychology, economics, computer science, political sciences, etc. We have worked directly (or are currently thinking together) with:
Bruno Martins, IST and INESC-ID, Portugal
Carlota Louro, Nova Medical School, Portugal
Daniela Paolotti, ISI, Italy
Johan Bollen, Indiana University, USA
José Tavares, Nova SBE, Portugal
Luis Rocha, Indiana University, USA
Manuel Arriaga, NYU, USA
Maria Eduarda Gonçalves, ISCTE, Portugal
Pedro Magalhães, ICS, Portugal
Pedro Pita Barros, NovaSBE, Portugal
Post-doc Miguel Won, left for a post-doc at INESC-ID, Portugal
Post-doc Manuel Marques-Pita, left for a faculty position at Universidade Lusófona, Portugal
Post-doc Tiago Simas, left for a position as researcher at Telefónica, Spain
Fellow Pedro Varela, left for a PhD at IST, Portugal
Summer student João Nolasco Santos, left for a PhD
Summer student Michael West, left for an undergraduate degree at Imperial College
Summer student, Silvia Gerola, left for a job in Italy