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Initiatives - Excellence Award in Scientific Research

The Award for Excellence in Scientific Research at the University of Porto aims to recognise and promote scientific activity and careers of excellence within the University's academic community.

Awarded by the Vice-Rector for Research, Innovation and Internationalisation, the Excellence Award in Scientific Research of the University of Porto aims to give value to and stimulate the effort of the academic community in the creation of new knowledge, the production of articles for scientific publications and fundraising for R&D+i activities.

Awarded for the first time in 2018, the Excellence Award in Research annually recognises lecturers or researchers at U.Porto and the participating entities who have distinguished themselves through excellence and degree of impact in scientific production.

2022

Nuno Cardoso Santos

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto and researcher at the Institute for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA).

2021

Vítor Vasconcelos

Full Professor at U.Porto's Faculty of Sciences and director of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR).

2020

Pedro Camanho
Full Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto and President of the Associate Laboratory of Energy, Transports and Aerospace (LAETA).

2019

Hélder Maiato

Coordinating Researcher of the Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology (IBMC/i3S) and lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.

2018

Adelino Leite Moreira

Full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto and Cardiovascular Research Unit (UnIC) Researcher.