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Célia Quico

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Media Arts Creative Industries and Technology

Full-time professor and researcher at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (Lisbon, Portugal) since 2009, Celia Quico currently participates in two international research projects: ResponSEAble - “Protecting the ocean: our collective responsibility, our common interest. Supporting the development of cost-effective ocean literacy in Europe” (2015-2019), Horizon 2020 (grant agreement No 652643); In_Nova MusEUm - "Museums comes back to the locals through art and food” (2016-2018), funded by Creative Europe.

Also, Celia Quico teaches in the Cinema, Video and Multimedia graduate course, master degree course KinoEyes and, finally, PhD courses of Communications Sciences (CC) and New Media and Pervasive Systems (NEMPS).

Before, Celia coordinated and co-authored the research project “ADOPT_DTV: Barriers to digital television adoption in the context of the digital switchover”, and iDTV-SAÚDE: Serviços inclusivos de promoção da saúde e bem-estar via televisão digital interactiva “ (UTA-Est/MAI/0012/2009), both financed by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT). Also, Celia was local general coordinator of the conference ECREA 2014, the largest in Europe in the area of Communication Sciences. During 2011, Celia was local general coordinator and co-program chair of the conference EuroiTV 2011 (now ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video).

In 2008, Celia Quico obtained her PhD in Communication Sciences, in the area of Interactive and Audiovisual Media, by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with a thesis about young people and their usage of media and information and communication technologies in the current media convergence context in Portugal.

Previously, Celia worked as a project manager in the areas of IDTV and multimedia for the largest pay-TV operator in Portugal ZON TV Cabo, from November 2000 until February 2009. As a project manager in TV Cabo, she collaborated as a consultant for Portugal Telecom corporate social responsibility initiative PT Escolas, which promoted digital literacy among Portuguese young people.


2008: . PhD in Communication Sciences. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.

2000: Master’s Degree. Interactive and Audiovisual Media. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.

1995: Bachelor's Degree. Communication Sciences. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.


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