Description of the institution that represents and lines of work
The University of Madeira, which enjoys the freedom to define its objectives and teaching and research programs, is a center of creation, transmission, criticism and dissemination of culture, science and technology at the service of man, feeling meticulous respect for all your fundamental rights.
The University pursues, among others, the following purposes: Human formation, at the highest level, in its cultural, scientific, artistic, technical and professional aspects.
The carrying out of scientific research activities, promoting the dissemination and social and economic valorization of knowledge and technological innovation.
The accomplishment of cycles of studies imparted of academic degree and of superior technical professional courses, and of other non-lecturer courses of academic degree of interest for the Autonomous Region of Madeira;
The cultural, scientific and technical exchange with similar national and foreign institutions, valuing, in particular, the cultural heritage of the Autonomous Region where it is inserted, and promoting the effective mobility of students and graduates, both nationally and internationally, particularly in the European Higher Education Area.
The promotion and support of actions and programs that contribute to the insertion of their graduates in the labor world and that foster the spirit of initiative, entrepreneurship and the professional competitiveness of the graduates.
Collaboration in the development of the Region where it is inserted through the training of personnel and the provision of services necessary for the progress and development of society.
Participation in the construction of the European area of education, science and culture through exchange and cooperation with national and foreign linked institutions.
The contribution to the construction of the Space of Lusofonía through the cooperation with institutions linked with the countries with Portuguese language and associations.
The promotion of a society based on knowledge (knowledge society) through teaching and learning processes, research and competitive innovation nationally and internationally,
The University of Madeira aims to prepare its students to be technically and scientifically competent citizens, educated, innovative and acting on the basis of the values of transparency, justice, equality, fraternity and sustainable development of the planet, already, Through its entrepreneurial nature, the quality of its research and training and its spirit of service, it intends to be an indispensable actor in the social, cultural and economic development of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and in its internationalization.
Description of the work he performs within the MIMAR project
Activity 2.2.1: Identification of the species capable of developing toxic algal blooms (HABs, Harmfull algae Blooms) and their distribution in the region.
Activity 2.2.2: Study of the dynamics of the HABs and the mechanisms that originate them, determining the potential effect on human health or the marine ecosystem and habitats of the NATURA 2000 Network.