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Conceição Costa

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Media Society and Literacies

Conceição Costa is a PhD in Communication Sciences - Media Studies from NOVAFCSH. She is an Associate Professor at Universidade Lusófona and a Principal Researcher at CICANT in Lisbon, Portugal. She was a member of the COST Action ISO906 (2010-2014) and has been involved in several European publications about Media Literacy and Game-Based Learning. Her main research interests are media and children, particularly how media consumption and creation create opportunities for learning, expressions of identities(s) and better citizenship.

She was the Principal Investigator of GamiLearning project (UTAP-ICDT/IVC-ESCT /0020/2014) funded by FCT and the coordinator of ECFOLI in Portugal (ERASMUS+) and MILT- Media Literacy for Living Together, funded by the "Media Literacy for All Programme" of the European Commission. Currently she is the Principal Investigator of GBL4deaf - Game-Based Learning for Deaf Students (LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-032022) funded by FCT and LISBOA2020, which aims to explore the impact of a research-based game in primary maths learning of deaf and hard of hearing children (DHH). She is a member of the research project bYou – Study of the experiences and expressions of children and young people about the media  [PTDC/COM-OUT/3004/2020], from UMinho University and financed by FCT.


2013: PhD in Communication Sciences, Media Studies. FCSH – Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal

2006: Master's Degree. Multimedia Communication Systems. Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa. Portugal

2005: Postgraduate Degree in Master of arts in Bussiness Communication and Public Relations. European University. Portugal

1987: Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra. Portugal