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Call to support research projects on the social impact of Climate Change (FS23-2B)




The aim of the call was to support social science research projects that use quantitative survey data on childhood vulnerability factors in Portugal. Each selected project will receive up to 30,000 euros (including applicable taxes).

The selection process of the proposals received was conducted by academic experts linked to the field of social sciences. The projects were evaluated without the evaluators knowing the authorship or affiliation of the concurrent researchers.


The projects finally selected were as follows:

  • Care4food: Choices and perceptions of Food security and Sustainability in a changing climate
    Patrícia Abrantes, Instituto de Geografia da Universidade de Lisboa

  • Perceptions and Willingness to Accept Large Solar Farms in Rural Areas
    Fernando Ascensão, FCiências.ID

  • Climate Anxiety: a mechanism for change? 
    Mariana Pinho, Universidade de Aveiro

  • How do we achieve sustainable eating behaviours to face Climate Change?
    Filipa Pimenta, ISPA - Instituto Universitário

  • Children and young people behaviour for climate change
    Fátima Bernardo, Instituto Superior Técnico

The following researchers participated in the selection process:

Paula Quinteiro (UAveiro)
Neide Areia (UCoimbra)
Diogo Guedes (UCoimbra)
Alexandra Lopes (UPorto)
Marc Guinjoan (UOC)


 18 december 2023