Rúben Oliveira, MSc

Ecologist and science communicator, focused on the organization, production and evaluation of professional scientific events, science communication events, training and other small and large scale projects, mostly linked to ecology.

Graduated in Biology at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) with a specialization in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology. MSc in Conservation Biology and postgraduate in Ecology and Environmental Management.

Member of the national board of both Liga para a Protecção da Natureza (LPN) – responsible for the communication, education and training departments – and the Portuguese Ecological Society (SPECO) – coordinator of the Ecology Communication and Dissemination Network. Collaborator at the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (FCUL) communication and outreach office, and coordinator of communication at the Tropical College of the University of Lisbon. Co-founder and scientific director of Senciência, a start-up dedicated to strengthen the triad science-culture-education through stimulating events and initiatives.