Sara Henriques

Sara Henriques is a PhD student in Communication Sciences at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, she has a master’s and degree in Educational Psychology from the Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada – Instituto Universitário (ISPA).

She also started a PhD in Developmental Psychology which she opted to reassign to Communication Sciences due to the work she is currently performing at the Centre for Research in Applied Communications, Culture and New Technologies at ULHT.

She has developed academic research in the developmental and cognitive psychology field and more recently in the communication sciences field.

Her academic interests and recent academic activity is based on the influence of online social media in social relationships and patterns of individual and collective behavior and on the transformations of social practices and social relationships via the dissemination and use of new social technologies.

Degree

2011: PhD in Communication Sciences
ULHT
2010: PhD in Developmental Psychology (1st Year)
ISPA
2008: MSc in Educational Psychology
ISPA
2006: BSc Hons Degree in Psychology
ISPA

Work Experience

2008 -2010 – Formation
Join & Improve; SaberInfinitum
2008 – Grant-holding researcher
CICANT
2006 – 2008 – Marketing and Human Resources
Imagitec
2005 – 2006 – Psychologist
IPSS Escola A Voz do Operário

Current Projects

  • 2013 – e-Audiences
  • 2011 – COMUNIMEDIA (PTDC/CCI-COM/109887/2009, 2011/2012)

Some Previous Projects

2009 – 2013 – IDTV- HEALTH
UTA-Est / MAI / 0012 / 2009
2009 – INFOMEDIA
PTDC / CCI / 74114 / 2006
2008 – 2011 – ADOPT-TV
PTDC / CCI-COM / 102576 / 2008
2008 – MEDIACULT-PT
PTDC / CCI / 70893 / 2006

Publications

  • Books/Chapters
    • 2013 – Cordeiro, P; Damásio, M; Starkey, G; Botelho, I; Dias, P; Ganito, C; Ferreira C & Henriques, S (2013), “Networks of belonging: between mediation and mediatisation” in Carpentier, N & Schroder, K (Editors), Transforming audiences, transforming societies, London: Routledge Damásio, M. Henriques, S. Botelho, I. Dias P. (2013) Mobile Internet in Portugal: Adoption patterns and user experiences. InResearch and Design Innovations for Mobile UX (no prelo)
    • 2012 – Sofia, R., Mendes, P., Damásio, M., Henriques, S., Giglietto, F., Giambittos, E. & Bogliolo, A. (2012). Moving Towards a Socially-Driven Internet Architectural Design, In ACM CCR, Vol. 42, No. 3, July 2012.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M. & Henriques, S. (2011). Social capital and media use: Technology and societal development, In S. Singh (Ed.). S. Singh (Ed.) New Media and Development. New Delhi: BRPC Publishing HouseNew. Delhi: BRPC Publishing.
  • Journals
    • 2010 – Damásio, Manuel & Henriques, Sara (2010). A relevância do capital social para a experiência de uso da internet: contributos para a análise da relação entre comunidades e redes sociais. Media & Jornalismo – Domesticação na era dos self media: Revista do Centro de Investigação Media e Jornalismo, Nº 16, Vol 9, (1), pp. 115-144, Primavera/verão 2010.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.; S. Henriques & C. Costa, (2011). Sense of Community and Social Capital: The Role of the Internet in Shaping Social Dynamics, Medien Journal 3/2010 (3), Europas Jugendliche im Social Web: Soziale Perspektiven, pp: 49-62.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M. & Henriques, S. (2011). The relevance of social capital to the experience of Internet use: contributions to the analysis of the relationship between communities and social network. IJICST – International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies, Winter 2011. Hershey: IGI-GLOBAL
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J. & Henriques, S. (2011). Social Capital and Knowledge sharing in project based organizations. IJEG – International Journal of Electronic Governance, Special Issue on: ” (re)creating Public Sphere , Civic Culture and Civic Engagement: Public Service Media vs. Online Social Networks”, Summer 2011. Inderscience.
    • 2012 – Damásio, M. & Henriques, S. (2012). Virtual communities and social activities: reframing the on-line experience. IJWBC – International Journal of Web Based Communities, Vol. 8, No 2. New York: Inderscience. Damásio, M., Henriques, S., Costa, C. & Botelho, I. (2012). Social practices and mobile internet: access, interaction and social change. Revista Communications – The European Journal of Communication Research (no prelo) Damásio, M., Henriques, S. & Costa, C. (2012), “Belonging to a community: the mediation of belonging”Observatorio (OBS*) Journal, Special issue “Networked belonging and networks of belonging” – COST ACTION ISO906 “Transforming Audiences, Transforming societies”, pp: 127-146
    • 2012 – Quico, C., Damásio, M. J., Henriques, S. & Veríssimo, I. (2012). “Digital terrestrial TV switchover process in Portugal: viewers between a rock and a hard place” for Sousa, Helena & Denicoli, Sérgio (eds. ) Digital Communication Policies in the Information Society Promotion Stage. eBook. Universidade do Minho. (to be published)
    • 2012 – Damásio, M.J.; Mackert, M.; Henriques, S. (2012). “Saúde Eletrónica e Literacia em saúde: Uma Revisão da Metodologia de Pesquisa”. Revista Comunicação e Sociedade. Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade da Universidade do Minho e Edições Húmus (to be published).
    • 2013 – Damásio, M.J. & Henriques, S. (2013) Internet Social Capital: Can social media foster bonding social capital? Validation of a measure for Social Capital in an online era. SAGE OPEN Source (forthcoming)
  • Conferences
    • 2009 – Henriques, S., Fidalgo, Z., Matta, I. (2009). Language and Iconic Devices. XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Vilnius. Damásio, Manuel; Henriques, Sara; Poupa, Carlos (2009). Pertença a uma comunidade: o caso das comunidades on-line. IV Congresso 6ºSOPCOM/ 4º IBÈRICO – Associação Portuguesa de Ciências da Comunicação. Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias – Lisboa, 14 a 18 Abril 2009.
    • 2009 – Damásio, Manuel; Henriques, Sara; Costa, Conceição (2009). On-line Communities and Media Social Environment. 9th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA): European Society or European Societies? ISCTE/ IUL – Lisboa, September 2 – 5 2009.
    • 2009 – Damásio, Manuel; Henriques, Sara; Costa, Conceição (2009). Construir sentido de comunidade: as crianças e a internet. EU Kids Online –Portugal na pesquisa Europeia sobre crianças e Internet: Oportunidades e Riscos. FSCH/ UNL – Lisboa, 3 Julho 2009 . Damásio, M.J. & Henriques, S. (2009). Communities in a media social environment. CMI International Conference on Social Networking and Communities, 26 and 27 November 2009 – Copenhagen, Denmark.
    • 2010 – Damásio, Manuel & Henriques, Sara (2010). Social Capital and Virtual communities: the value of experience. ACM CHI 2010 International Conference: Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Affective Aspects of Sociable Media to Support Social Connectedness. 10-15 April 2010, Atlanta, GA, USA. Damásio, M.J., Henriques, S. & Morais, D. (2010). Social Capital and Internet Use: Portuguese Social Capital Scale. Cost Action Meeting ISO906. Transforming Audiences, transforming societies. Lisbon, November 11-13. Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J. & Henriques, Sara (2011). Relationships matter: social capital theory and audiences research. Cost Action Meeting ISO906 – Transforming Audiences, transforming society. New challenges and methodological innovations in European media audience research. 7-9 April 2011 Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Croatia. In partnership with ECREA, IAMCR, ICA.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J., Henriques, S. & Costa, C. (2011). Mobile access to the internet: the Portuguese case. Transforming Audiences 3. Online and mobile media, everyday creativity and DIY culture – International Conference. 1-2 September, 2011. University of Westminster, London, UK.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J., Mackert, M. & Henriques, S. (2011). e-health and health literacy. Cost Action London Meeting ISO906. 31 August – 2 September 2011, University of Westminster, London, UK.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M. & Henriques, S. (2011). Comparing on-line interactions: the nature of social capital in virtual and face-to-face communities. IAMCR – Cities, creativity and Connectivity. 13 – 17 July, 2011 – Istanbul, Turkey.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J., Henriques, S. & Costa, C. (2011). Interacções sociais e novas tecnologias – o valor do capital social em comunidades face-a-face e virtuais. SOPCOM 2011. 7º SOPCOM – Meios Digitais e Indústrias Criativas. Universidade do Porto, Porto/Portugal. 15 – 17 Dezembro 2011.
    • 2011 – Costa, C., Damásio, M., Henriques, S. & Ferreira, P. (2011). A Análise das Redes Sociais Online como um Indicador do Bem-estar Social: O Caso de uma Comunidade Escolar de Crianças. SOPCOM 2011. 7º SOPCOM – Meios Digitais e Indústrias Criativas. Universidade do Porto, Porto/Portugal, 15-17 Dezembro 2011.
    • 2011 – Costa, C., Damásio, M., Henriques, S: & Ferreira, P. (2011). Social Network Analysis as na indicator of social well-being: The case of a children learning community. EU Kids Online 2011 – 22-23 September 2011 at LSE, London, UK.
    • 2011 – Quico, C., Henriques, S. Damásio, M.J. & Veríssimo, I. (2011). Profiles of digital TV adopters in the switchover context in Portugal. IAMCR 2011 – Cities, creativity and Connectivity., 13 – 17 July, 2011 – Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.
    • 2011 – Quico, Célia; Damásio, Manuel José; Henriques, Sara & Veríssimo, Iolanda (2011). “Drivers and barriers to digital television adoption in Portugal: the perspectives of the TV viewers and other main stakeholders”. In Proc. of IAMCR 2011. Kadir Has University, Istambul/ Turquia.
    • 2011 – Quico, C., Damásio, M.J., Henriques, S. & Veríssimo, I. (2011). Drivers and barriers to digital television adoption in Portugal: the perspectives of the TV viewers and other main stakeholders. Euro iTV Conference 2011. Universidade Lusófona & LINI, Lisbon, Portugal, June 29th to July 1st.
    • Quico, C., Damásio, M., Henriques, S. & Veríssimo, I. (2011). Perfis de adopters de TV digital no contexto do processo de transição da televisão analógica terrestre para a televisão digital terrestre em Portugal.
    • 2011 – SOPCOM 2011. 7º SOPCOM – Meios Digitais e Indústrias Criativas. Universidade do Porto, Porto/Portugal, 15-17 Dezembro 2011. Quico, C., Damásio, M., Henriques, S. & Veríssimo, I. (2011).
    • 2011 – Incentivos e Barreiras à Adopção da Televisão Digital Terrestre em Portugal: Perspectivas dos Telespectadores e de Outras Partes Interessadas. SOPCOM 2011.
    • 2011 – 7º SOPCOM – Meios Digitais e Indústrias Criativas. Universidade do Porto, Porto/Portugal, 15-17 Dezembro 2011.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J.; Mackert, M.; Henriques, S. (2011) “Literacia de saúde: tecnologia, comunicação e prestação de cuidados de saúde”. In Actas Congresso SOPCOM 2011 – 7º SOPCOM – Meios Digitais e Indústrias Criativas. Universidade do Porto. 15 – 17 December 2011.
    • 2011 – Damásio, M.J.; Mackert, M.; Henriques, S. (2011). “e-Health and Health Literacy: A Research Methodology Review”. COST action ISO906 International Conference. London, 31 August 2011.
    • 2011 – Quico, Célia; Damásio, Manuel José; Henriques, Sara & Veríssimo, Iolanda (2011). “Drivers and barriers to the adoption of digital television in Portugal: the perspectives of the TV viewers and other main stakeholders”. In Proc. of EuroITV 2011. Universidade Lusófona & LINI, Lisboa/ Portugal. 29 Junho – 1 Julho 2011.
    • 2012 – Costa, C. & Damásio, M. (2012). Elementary school goes online – making sense of peer-to-peers and peer-to-content interactions with SNA. ICA Annual Conference – Communication and Community, 24-28 May, Phoenix, Arizona.
    • 2012 – Henriques, S., Damasio, M. & Botelho, I. (2012). Mobile Internet and Participation – online social activities via mobile devices. Communication beyond mediatization. Workshop on the changing nature of participation, political community and campaigning in the era of Life Politics, 23-24 November 2012, Budapest, Hungary
    • 2012 – Damásio, M. Botelho, I. Henriques, S. (2012) ”Mobile Internet: Perspectives from the stakeholders”, IAMCR 2012, 15-19 July – Durban
    • 2012 – Damásio, M. Henriques, S. Botelho, I. (2012) ”Social interaction with technologies: the role of access”, IAMCR 2012, 15-19 July – Durban
    • 2012 – Damásio, M. Botelho, I. Henriques, S. (2012) “Mobile Internet and social interaction: drivers of social engagment”, S-Brain #24 Information Centric Networking: Evolution or Revolution?, 21 March 2012, Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa
    • 2012 – Damásio, M. Botelho, I. Henriques, S. (2012) ”Mobile Internet: Perspectives from the stakeholders”, ECREA 2012, 24-27 October – Istanbul
    • 2012 – Damásio, M. Botelho, I. Henriques, S. (2012) “Internet móvel em Portugal: Variáveis de acesso, uso e consumo”, X Congresso Lusocom – Comunicação, Cultura e Desenvolvimento, Lisboa, ISCSP, 27-29 September 2012 .
    • 2012 – Quico, C., Damásio, M. J. & Henriques, S. (2012). “Digital TV adopters and non-adopters in the context of the analogue terrestrial TV switchover in Portugal”. In Proc. of EuroITV 2012.
    • 2012 – Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) & Competence Center Future Applications and Media (FAME). 4-6 July 2012. Berlin/ Germany. (to be published).
    • 2013 – Damásio, M. Botelho, I. Dias, P. Henriques, S. (2013). The adoption of mobile Internet: industry and users experience. HCI International 2013, 21-26 Julho, Las Vegas, EUA.

Ongoing projects

In_NovaMusEUm
GAMILearning
ResponSEAble
KINO EYES
Essemble
DOC Nomads
MIA – Media in Action
Delivering Repeated Health Messages through Digital Media to Increase Physical Activity in Dialysis Patients
Improving Prenatal Health Communication: Engaging Men via e-Health

Support and Partners

Universidade Lusófona
ECATI
FCT
FNAC

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