Margarida Gaspar de Matos

Instituição:  Universidade de Lisboa & CMDTla/IHMT/UNL
Profissão/Cargo:  Full Professor
Grupo/Departamento:  Health Education
Área de Investigação:  Youths Health & Education

 

CV - Margarida Gaspar de Matos (2013)

 

Academic– Training

1978/ 1986  

Degree in Clinical PsychologyInstituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada

1987

Post Graduation in Human Biology (AEU - Attestation d’Etudes Universitaires)Universidade Claude Bernard - LYON - FRANCE

1989

Psychology of Education- ISPA / Universidade de Bristol (“Master of Education”).

1993

PhD  Human Kinetics – Special needs and rehabilitation- Social Behaviou Faculdade de Motricidade Humana

1995

Post doc  S. Diego  University  ( grant from JNICT)

1997

Post docLeidsehogeschool / Leiden  School of Public Health.

1999/2000

Post doc (grant Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian) – Queensland University of Technology  (QUT), Schoolof  Public Health(Brisbane)

2004

Professorship exam – International Health - Institut of Hygien and Tropical Medicine -Lisbon

 

Currently:

Full Professor at Faculdade de Motricidade Humana – Coordinator of the Research and Teaching Group - Health Education & Promotion.

www.hbsc.org
www.aventurasocial.com

www.fmh.utl.pt/aventurasocial

Senior Researcher and coordinator AssociatedLabCenterfor Malaria and Tropical Diseases coordinates the Research Group - Health & Education.

www.cmdtla.org/health-a-education.html
http://cmdtla.org/combuilder/userprofile/Margarida08.html

 

Research projects ( 2013)

 

1- DICE- Developing information competence and education to met Lisbonaims

(www.dramanetwork.eu); 2008-2010

 DICE- Developing information competence and education to met Lisbonaims

  • This study aims at developing, implementing and evaluating a promotional  intervention in schools based in drama and role playing activities
  • Includes training of students, "peers” , teachers and parents.
  • Includes the edition of a web page and of a manual. Includes a more systemic work at institutional and policy level.
  • This work is included in an international network  (www.dramanetwork.eu);

 

DICE in Portugalis developed within the Longitudinal study Action-research – Casa Pia de Lisboa (2008-2011)

  • Aims at designing, implementing and evaluating an action-research that can identify and promote interventions in order to promote health behaviours and pro-social behaviour in risk children and adolescents aged 3 to 15 and their teachers, parents and educators.

 

2-  Kidscreen - Health related quality of life in children - an EC cross sectional, multi-cultural study

(www.kidscreen.org); 2002-2013

Kidscreen - Health related quality of life in children - an EC cross sectional, multi-cultural study

  • This research aims to gain knowledge about children and adolescents' health related quality of life, matching their perceptions with their parents'. The final aim is to develop intervention programs focusing on health related quality of life in Portuguese public schools and at community level.
  • Includes the edition of a manual. Includes training of health and education professionals and working with families. Includes a more systemic work at institutional and policy level.
  • This work is included in an international network (www.kidscreen.org)

 

 3- Project CAJ- Youth' FriendsCenter(Luanda-Benguela, ANGOLA) - VIH prevention and counselling  (CAJ/TOTAL/Inst Pasteur/ CMDTla )

Internacional : 2002-2010

 

Peer training for preventive intervention in the area of AIDS in Angola– Luandaand Bnguela

Medical , nurses, psychologists and teachres training for preventive intervention in the area of AIDS in Angola

 

 

4-PeerDriveClean - A Peer Education approach to a safer driving, an EC peer Education, multi-cultural approach 

 (www.peer-projekt.de) 6º Programa quadro: 2005-2008

 

PeerDriveClean I & II- A peer education approach to a safer driving, an EC peer education, multi-cultural approach (2004-2007; 2010-2012)

 

  • This study aims at developing, implementing and evaluating a peer education approach to a safer driving, without alcohol, drugs, violence and unnecessary risk taking.
  • Includes training of  "peers" and supervision of peers'classes in driving schools and evaluation of the procedure.
  • Includes the edition of a manual. 
  • Includes a more systemic work at institutional and policy level.

This work is included in an international network  (www.peer-projekt

  

5-  Health Behaviours in School aged Children (HBSC) a WHO cross sectional and multi-cultural study

( www.hbsc.org) 1996-2013

 

 Health Behaviours in School aged Children (HBSC) a WHO cross sectional and multi-cultural study

  • This research aims to gain knowledge about adolescents' health related behaviours and to develop intervention programs focusing on the health promotion in Portuguese public schools, and at community level.
  • Includes the edition of several manual covering different topics of adolescents' health.
  • Includes the design and maintenance of an interactive webpage (www.aventurasocial.com)
  • Includes training of health and education professionals and working with families. Includes a more systemic work at institutional and policy level.
  • This work is included in an international network (www.hbsc.org)
  • This work will be extended to the University populations in 2010-2012

 

6-Tempest – Help youths building self-regulatory competences to resist ambiental temptations

 (http://tempestproject.eu) 7º Programa quadro: 2008-2013

 

Tempest – Help youths building self-regulatory competences to resist ambient temptations

  • This study aims at developing, implementing and evaluating an evaluation of self regulation
  • Includes training of  students, "peers”, teachers and parents.
  • Includes the edition of a web page and of a manual. Includes a more systemic work at institutional and policy level.
  • This work is included in an international network  (http://tempestproject.eu)

 

7- RICHE- Putting together practices in the area of mental health with children and adolescents

 Internacional : 7º Programa quadro: 2010-2014.

 

RICHE –Mental health in youths

·Putting together practices in the area of mental health with children and adolescents

·This work is included in an international network 

·Identifying tools to access and intervene in the mental health area within youths

 

 

8- Youths Sexual Violence- Putting together practices in the area of violence and sexual violence with children and adolescents

 Intenacional : 7º Programa quadro: 2010-2014

 

 Youths Sexual Violence

·Putting together practices in the area of violence and sexual violence with children and adolescents

·Identifying tools to access and intervene in the mental health area within youths, preventing interpersonal violence, sexual violence and abuse.

·This work is included in an international network

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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