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Graça holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering (social systems), a MSc in Sanitary Engineering and a BSc in Environmental Engineering, all at FCT NOVA. Currently she is Student Ombudsperson of NOVA (since 2018) and member of the Advisory Board of Portuguese Environment Agency (CAGER).
Her research fields are: planning and policy instruments for management of waste, special waste streams management, collection and recycling and social psychology applied to waste management. It is in these areas that has guided doctoral dissertations and several master's degrees, and coordinated as an investigator responsible for several research and development projects.
She is author of the well-known books “Manual Prático para a Gestão de Resíduos” (Verlag Dashöfer Edições Profissionais) and “Gestão de Resíduos” (Universidade Aberta), widely used by university students and professionals.

Education/Academic qualification

Sanitary Engineering, Master, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

Environmental Engineering, specialty social systems, Doctorate, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

Environmental engineering, Bachelor, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT)

Keywords

  • TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
  • H Social Sciences (General)

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Research Output 1986 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
solid waste
waste management
recycling
waste collection
Solid waste
1 Citation (Scopus)

Waste hierarchy index for circular economy in waste management

Pires, A. & Martinho, G., 15 Jul 2019, In : Waste Management. 95, p. 298-305 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

waste management
recycling
incineration
index
economy

Afinal o que falta ainda fazer no setor da gestão de resíduos urbanos?

Martinho, G., 2018, In : Indústria e Ambiente. 109, p. 4-4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A problemática dos resíduos de construção e demolição: estratégia europeia e realidade nacional.

Martinho, G. & Ramos, M., 2018. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Prizes

Best Poster Award

M. Martinho (Recipient), 11 Oct 1999

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

environmental engineering
poster

ERP Eco Sustainability Award ’12, ERP Portugal

M. Martinho (Recipient), 6 Oct 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

toy
Portugal
research project
sustainability

Iconic Women Creating a Better World for ALL

M. Martinho (Recipient), 20 Mar 2019

Prize: National/international honour

economics

Inspiring best European Practices of Responsible Research Innovation

M. Martinho (Recipient), 6 Aug 2015

Prize: National/international honour

Portugal
Innovation

Activities 2011 2018

Fourth International Conference Progress of Recycling in the Built Environment

Maria da Graça Madeira Martinho (Member of programme committee)
11 Oct 201812 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Masterclass sobre resíduos de construção e demolição (Event)

Maria da Graça Madeira Martinho (Chair), Mário Ramos (Chair)
2018

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Seminar on Circular Economics and Waste Management: An innovative and participatory approach.

Maria da Graça Madeira Martinho (Invited speaker), Lia Vasconcelos (Invited speaker)
31 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (External organisation)

Maria da Graça Madeira Martinho (Member)
20172018

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee