Champalimaud Research
Support Units
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Support Units

The CR Support Units (CRSU) provide all administrative, financial and operational assistance to the CR community. Accompanying the evolution and growth of the Champalimaud Research, the support provided to CR’s scientists also grows in organisation and capacities, blossoming with a new structure of seven specialized Units: Lab Administration, Human Resources, Events, Education & Courses, Operations, Sponsored Programmes and Science Communication. The CRSU team aims to provide all science administration, management and communication support to boost the work of scientists, maximizing the focus on research.

Direction Support Team

Direction Support Team

Joaquim Teixeira

Joaquim Teixeira, PhD

Financial Manager

Cátia Feliciano

Cátia Feliciano, PhD

Operations Manager

Inês Soeiro

Inês Soeiro, PhD

Executive Coordinator

Direction Support Team

Direction Support Team

The Direction Support Team acts as executive arm of the Research Directors, receiving, delegating and implementing direct instructions from the Research Direction Team. The team meets with the Directors on a regular basis, for updates on the daily life of CR and any pressing matters or roadblocks. This team also serves as a primary contact point for any problem-solving needs within CR, being able to advise on the resources available to the CR community. The Direction Support team is composed of the Executive Coordinator, the Operations Manager and the Financial Manager.

Education and Courses

 Education and Courses

Education and Courses

This Unit runs mainly through the Teaching Lab and Classroom, the hubs of our PhD programme and all courses happening at CR. The team deals with the organisation and daily management of INDP classes, CAJAL courses and external teaching weeks (GABBA, IGC, MIT, etc). The organisation of the Teaching Lab space and materials is another main function of this Unit, as well as supporting the INDP recruiting process.

Education and Courses

Thiago Carvalho

Thiago Carvalho, PhD

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Maria Teresa Dias

Maria Teresa Dias, PhD

Graduate Program Manager

Simone Zacarias

Simone Zacarias, PhD

Graduate Program Manager

Events

Events

Ana Casaca

Ana Casaca

Conference and Events Organiser

Alexandre Azinheira

Alexandre Azinheira

Multimedia Content Producer & AV Tech Supervisor

Pedro Alves

Pedro Alves

Scientific Events Assistant

Patrícia Correia

Patrícia Correia, PhD

Scientific Events Coordinator

Events

Events

The Events unit supports scientific events organised by CR. From the large annual events like the CR Retreat and Symposium to our weekly CISS and Colloquium, the team will be able to help you with all event-related details, from conception and planning to logistical details such as travel and accommodation, venue set-up, catering and event management. This Unit also supports the Faculty’s events, and other ad-hoc events such as Ar events and other outreach initiatives. The team also consolidates the management of all communal AV equipment, as well as expertise in videography and photography.

Human Resources & Fellows

Human Resources & Fellows

Human Resources & Fellows

Every person that joins CR needs to go through HR. Whether it’s a PI or an Intern or simply a guest, HR needs to be notified with as much notice as possible. They will advise on all the necessary procedures for everyone’s correct registration as a CR member: contracts, social security, medical insurance, visas, CCU cards, language classes at CCU, etc. HR also supports all CR recruiting, including the INDP recruiting process.

Human Resources & Fellows

Teresa Carona

Teresa Carona

HR & Fellows Support

Lab Administration

Lab Administration

António Raposo

António Raposo

Lab Administrator

Margarida Nunes

Margarida Nunes

Lab Administrator

Rita Saraiva

Rita Saraiva

Lab Administrator

Telma Carrilho

Telma Carrilho

Lab Administrator

Vesna Petojevic

Vesna Petojevic

Lab Administrator

Raquel Gonçalves

Raquel Gonçalves

Purchasing and Ordering

Lab Administration

Lab Administration

The Lab Administration team deals with administrative support for the Labs, including budget management and execution, anything regarding the purchases of the lab and travel arrangements, among others. For that they will coordinate with other CR support units and CF departments (OSP post-award, logistics, accounting, IT, maintenance) as well as external agents like the suppliers, shipping companies and customs.

Office for Sponsored Programmes
Post-award

Office for Sponsored Programmes: Post-award

Office for Sponsored Programmes:
Post-award

The CF’s OSP - post-award will be able to give help and support in issues related with grant reporting (financial and scientific), grant administration and cost eligibility. The CF’s OSP - Post award also aims to function as a facilitator, creating a bridge between the CR Scientific Community and the more bureaucratic aspects of grant management.

Office for Sponsored Programmes
Post-award

Joaquim Teixeira

Joaquim Teixeira, PhD

Financial Manager

Francisco Semedo

Francisco Semedo

Grants Officer

Office for Sponsored Programmes
Pre-award

Office for Sponsored Programmes
Pre-award

Joana Lamego

Joana Lamego, PhD

Coordinator of Pre-Award Efforts

Bruno Ceña

Bruno Ceña

Grants Officer

Filipa Cardoso

Filipa Cardoso, PhD

Grants Officer

Mariana Santa-Marta

Mariana Santa-Marta, PhD

Grants Officer

Office for Sponsored Programmes: Pre-award

Office for Sponsored Programmes: Pre-award

The Pre-Award team supports CF Research in all stages of the submission of research applications to external funding: from the identification of putative funding opportunities, to the validation of the expression of interest by the CF Research Direction Team, up to the negotiation of successfully funded applications. We offer different types of support, from basic administrative support to non-scientific writing/proposal reviewing or even supporting proposal development itself.

Science Communication

Science Communication

Science Communication

This Unit is responsible for disseminating information on the activities and ongoing or emerging objectives of the Champalimaud Research to all relevant parties. In particular, this Unit is responsible for maintaining fluent internal and external communication channels, including CR’s online presence, liaising with the media, the production of communication documents/materials, such as the annual report. In parallel, this Unit coordinates science communication initiatives that range from science education and outreach events to the organization of scientific meetings. The team is also able to support the CR community in their scientific endeavors, with in-house scientific design and illustration.

Science Communication

Marta Correia

Marta Correia

Graphic and Editorial Designer

Raquel Gomes

Raquel Gomes, PhD

Science Education and Outreach

Gil Costa

Gil Costa

Science Graphic Designer

Ana Gerschenfeld

Ana Gerschenfeld

Science Writer

Liad Hollender

Liad Hollender, PhD

Science Writer

Catarina Ramos

Catarina Ramos, PhD

Coordinator