Sub-communities within this community
The Aeronautics and Astronautics Research Center (AeroG) is dedicated to the research and technology development in the field of Aeronautics and Space, with a view to improving safety and environmental protection, while promoting the socioeconomic growth and the quality of life of citizens. The activities of the AeroG aim at contributing to strengthen the excellence of European science base in the scientific and technological fields of aeronautics and astronautics.
The Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics of the University of Beira Interior (CEFAGE-UBI) was created in 2011 and is a member of CEFAGE-UE which was founded in 2006, with the aim of promoting research in the areas of Management and Economics. Since 2009, CEFAGE-UE is funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Teconologia (FCT) and achieved the maximum grade (“Excellent”) in its latest research units evaluation. Its objective is to promote the basic and applied research to be published in a selective set of international peer-reviewed journals.
The Health Sciences Research Centre (“Centro de Investigação em Ciências da Saúde”; CICS-UBI) is a Research Unit financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). The mission of CICS-UBI is to promote the production of scientific knowledge and background in Health Sciences. The Unit has two research groups of “Hormones and inflammation in health and disease” (HIHD group) and “Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences” (BBS group).
The Research Centre in Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD) is a cross-institutional technical and scientifically multi-disciplinary unity of applied and fundamental research hosted in Vila Real, in University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro.
The CIES-UBI, a pole of the Center for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL) in UBI, was founded in 2012 as a result of meeting the objectives pursued either by ISCTE-IUL, through the CIES-IUL, either by UBI, within the scientific research and diffusion of knowledge in the field of sociology and other social sciences.
The Electromechatronic Systems Research Centre (CISE), established at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), is focused on the study of electromechatronic systems, integrating into a single domain the following three main engineering areas: electrical, mechanical and electronic engineering.
CMA, Centre of Mathematics and Applications, is a research unit in Mathematics and Applications, hosted by University of Beira Interior (UBI). UBI provides the requested facilities, budget management, computing support and institutional framework to wards CMA’s activities.
C-MADE, Centre of Materials and and Building Technologies, is a research unit in civil engineering and related areas, formed by consortium between the University of Beira Interior (UBI) and the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) that have complementary resources for research, advanced training, technological development and innovation, within its scientific objectives.
Historically, the research unit “CAST – Centre for Aerospace Science and Technologies” was created in 1994 by a small group of aerospace engineers. Now we became a Reasearch Center developing studies in Energy, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a wide spectrum of areas, from Astrodynamics to Technological Forecasting.
The RU came up from the interaction between the former Textile and Paper Materials unit (MTP) and other research groups, from UBI and 4 Polytechnic Institutes (Beja, Bragança, Castelo Branco and Guarda), which allows sharing resources, namely equipments and human resources, for the development of R&D projects of mutual interest.
The IT – Covilhã is a research unit of the IT (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Pole of Coimbra). It is hosted by Faculty of Engineering, University of Beira Interior, and where about 20 faculty members and 40 researchers develop their research activities in seven major topics: Computer Graphics and Multimedia; Mobile; Technologies and Telecommunications; Network and Multimedia Computing; Soft Computing and Image Analysis; Next Generation Networks and Applications; Applied Mathematics; Power Systems.
The new LabCom.IFP research unit, which results from the merger of LabCom and IFP, includes three research groups: (1) The Practical Philosophy Group; (2) The Communication and Media Group; and (3) The Arts and Humanities Group. The Practical Philosophy Group is composed by researchers from the Institute for Practical Philosophy (IFP), the former research unit. Likewise, for now on, the research team of the previous LabCom, integrate the two other research groups.
NECE Research Unit in Business Sciences is a Department of Management and Economics research centre at the University of Beira Interior (UBI). The NECE mission is to catalyze and drive pioneering research in the business sciences integrating knowledge and methods from across the fields of business science. NECE aims to achieve this high level of scientific merit, of international benchmark standard, by promoting quality in research and developing new collaborative networks to enhance the R&D unit’s profile in the international research panorama.