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Rita Lopes


Rita Lopes is a researcher at CENSE, working in management and development of different research projects. Her main research topics are socio-ecological systems, ecosystem services valuation, circular economy and low carbon economies, where she has been developing and applying different collaborative tools and approaches, with focus on participatory modelling. She has an extensive national and international experience on the design and conduction of collaborative processes, engaging different stakeholder groups in the co-production of knowledge and sharing of experiences, mainly in these research areas.

She holds a Phd in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies, joint program NOVA University of Lisbon and University of Lisbon and a Master degree in Environmental Engineering from NOVA University of Lisbon.