PhD student in Linguistics, specialisation in Psycholinguistics, at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, supervised by Professor João Costa. She has a Masters in Linguistics (specialisation in Psycholinguistics) by Faculdade de Letras de Lisboa and a Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures, Portuguese and English, as well as Educational Branch, by NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. She was a secondary school teacher. She has developed research in the processing of null and overt pronouns in European Portuguese. She was a grant holder within the KRUse programme (SFRH/BD/52264/2013).