Integrated Members (PhD)
Has a PhD in Linguistics – specialization in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology – from NOVA University of Lisbon and in Information and Communication Sciences from Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes in 2019 (under a dual degree PhD programme). Has a Master’s in Information and Documentation Sciences from NOVA University of Lisbon. Since 2019, he is an integrated member of the LLT group of the Linguistics Centre of NOVA University of Lisbon, where he conducts research on multilingual terminology and ontologies in specialised domains.
Member of the Grammar and Text group since 2011, she has been developing research work in the area of Semantics. She is currently a teacher at the Grupo de Recrutamento 300 (Portuguese/French) of Schools Grouping S. João do Estoril.
Having a PhD in Computational Linguistics from the University of Lisbon since 2010, she collaborated and later integrated as a full member the Centre of Linguistics of the University of Lisbon from 1999 to 2015. She is member of the Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology group since 2015 and integrates the Board of Directors of CLUNL since 2017. She participated in many projects, having coordinated 6, in Corpus Linguistics, Computational Lexical Semantics, Lexicography and Language Technologies, from which we highlight the Reference Corpus of Contemporary Portuguese, WordNet.PT, and the ongoing iRead4Skills. She teaches Computational Linguistics, Lexicology and Lexicography and Specialized Corpus courses of the graduation, MA and PhD programs at NOVA FCSH and is supervisor of several PhD and MA projects. She was an invited teacher at Polytechnic University of Macao and Pedagogic University of Maputo and is currently an invited teacher and Board Member of the PhD program on Linguistics and Digital Humanities at Palačký University, Czech Republic. She has also collaborated with Lionbridge as Computational Linguist in parsing and grammar checking development in several projects.
PhD in Linguistics and Language Teaching, she was a FCT PhD grant holder (SFRH/BD /73881/2010) and she completed her thesis on relations between Grammar and Reading, under the supervision of Professors João Costa and Ana Costa. She holds a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures – Portuguese and English Studies and a specialization in Language Teaching. She has been a teacher and has collaborated with the Ministry of Education and the Camões Institute. She has participated in research projects in L1 and L2 acquisition and in different areas of Portuguese teaching, such as curricular development, language assessment and development of teaching materials. Since 2017 she is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of NOVA FCSH and in 2020 she started the individual project “Language and literacy at school: the contribution of metasyntactic abilities to reading comprehension development” funded by FCT (CEECIND/00274/2018).
Hanna Batoréo (Hanna Krystyna Jakubowicz Batoréo) is an associate professor with ‘agregação’ (habilitation to full professor) at Universidade Aberta, in Lisbon. She graduated from University of Warsaw (Warsaw, Poland) in English and Spanish (1975) and in Portuguese Linguistics (1978). She earned her MA in Portuguese Descriptive Linguistics at University of Lisbon (FLUL) in 1989, where she also earned her PhD in Linguistics/ Psycholinguistics in 1997. Her PhD thesis “Expressão do Espaço em Português Europeu” was published in 2000 by FCT/ Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian). In 2006, she earned her habilitation to full professor (“agregação”) in Portuguese Studies: Linguistics, at Universidade Aberta, Lisbon, where she has been working since 1997. In 2006, she was also awarded an “International Grand Prix of Linguistics Lindley Cintra 2005“for the book “Linguística Portuguesa: Abordagem Cognitiva” (2004).
PhD from Université Paris 8 (Études Portugaises, Brésiliennes et de l´Afrique Lusophone) and from Minho University (Language Sciences, in cotutelle), she is a Guest Assistant Professor for the Department of Humanities at Universidade Aberta and also teaches at the Institute of Portuguese Culture and Language of Lisbon University. She is a researcher at Linguistics Research Centre of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (CLUNL) and member of the Research Group “Grammar & Text”. She has developed and published research papers in the framework of Semantics, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis, with particular focus on political discourse.
Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and researcher at Centro de Linguística da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Being currently in charge of the database BILP-Bibliography of Portuguese Linguistics (http://bilp.clunl.fcsh.unl.pt/bilp/), has published several works in the area of word-formation, for the most part on productivity, compositionality and lexicalization, among other topics.
Having concluded her PhD in Linguistics 2021, she develops her research in Syntax and L2 Acquisition. She collaborated and, later, was a full member of the Centre of Linguistics of the University of Lisbon. She collaborated on several projects focusing on the Acquisition of Portuguese as first and second language, Portuguese varieties, and (oral and written) corpora annotation. She was an Invited Assistant Professor at NOVA FCSH and ISPA. Now she is a member of the LiFE Group at CLUNL, where she develops her research on Syntax and L1 and L2 Acquisition.
Assistant Professor at the Águeda School of Technology and Management – University of Aveiro, she holds a PhD in Linguistics (Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology)/Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication from the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and by the Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes (co-tutelle programme) and is a researcher, within the LLT group (Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology), at the Linguistics Research Centre of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She is also a member of the Laboratoire d’Informatique, Systèmes, Traitement de l’Information et de la Connaissance (LISTIC), from the Université de Savoie Mont Blanc. Her current research interests focus on the relationship between terminology and ontologies, namely in the medical domain, as well as on e-lexicography and on languages for specific purposes.
Associate Professor at Escola Superior de Saúde do Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, PhD in Linguistics by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and Université Paris 8 (cojoint programme), and researcher in the group LiFE – Formal and Experimental Linguistics of Centro de Linguística da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She was a visitor at MIT, University of Cambridge and Laboratório de Psicolinguística e Aquisição da Linguagem da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. Her research focuses on Language Acquisition and Language Impairment, and currently she is working on the development of assessment and intervention tools for children with language impairment.
Clara Nunes Correia is PhD in semantics by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Currently she is Assistant Professor at the Linguistic Department in the same university. She is responsible for undergraduate and post-graduate semantics courses and her main research is developed on reference and on tense and aspect of Portuguese.
Susana Correia is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of NOVA FCSH and she is a member of the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (CLUNL). Her research interests cover L1 and L2 acquisition and the construction and validation of language assessment tools. She conducts research in the area of phonological development, phonological awareness, language impairment and early markers of language development. She is responsible for the area of teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language at NOVA FCSH.
PhD in Linguistics, specialization area in Text and Discourse Linguistics, supervised by Professor Maria Antónia Coutinho. She holds a master’s degree in Portuguese Language Studies – Research and Teaching (by Universidade Aberta); a master’s degree in Portuguese and German Teaching (by Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra); and a degree in Modern Languages – Portuguese/German (by Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra). She conducts her research in the sociodiscursive interactionism framework.
João Costa is the Secretary of State for Education in Portugal. He is a Full Professor of Linguistics at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. He graduated in Linguistics from the Faculty of Letters at the University of Lisbon, and completed his PhD in Linguistics at the University of Leiden. During his studies, he was a visiting scholar at MIT. His area of research is formal linguistics, language acquisition and development and educational linguistics. He is the author of several books and over 100 articles and book chapters. Until November 2015, he was the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and President of the Scientific Council of Social Sciences and Humanities at the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. He acted as member of the Scientific Council of the National Reading Plan, the National Commission of the International Institute for the Portuguese Language, and the Consulting Council of the Camões Institute. He was also President of the European Association of Linguistic Students (SOLE) and the Portuguese Linguistic Association. Besides his teaching and research activities at his University, he has been a guest lecturer at several universities in Brazil, Macau, Spain and the Netherlands.
Manuel Luís Costa has a PhD degree in Linguistics. He is a researcher at Linguistics Research Centre of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (CLUNL) and member of the Research Group “Grammar & Text”. His research activities and publications are mainly on Semantics, with particular focus on the semantics of prepositions (aspect, telicity, paths, boundedness and topology). He is a High School teacher at Escola Básica e Secundária Padre Alberto Neto (Queluz).
Associate Professor with ‘Agregação’ in Linguistics – Lexicology, Lexicography, Terminology, at NOVA University Lisbon. She is the chairperson of CLUNL’s Scientific Committee. She is also the chairperson of ISO/TC37/SC2 “Terminology workflow and language coding” and, between 2013 and 2016, she was convencer of the ISO/TC37/SC1 WG3 to the standards ISO 704 and 1087. Between 2000 and 2006, she was the chairperson of the European Association of Terminology (EAFT). At NOVA FCSH she teaches Terminology, Theories in Terminology, Terminology and Ontologies, among others. At present, she is a guest lecturer at Université Savoie Mont-Blanc, France. She was a guest lecturer at University of Luxembourg and Universidade Agostinho Neto, Luanda. She is guiding a dozen of PhD theses, some of them co-tutelary. In 2011, she was awarded with the Order “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres”.
Associate Professor at School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA FCSH) and researcher at Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon (CLUNL). She has a PhD in Linguistics – Text Theory and is developing research within Grammar & Text research group. She is mainly interested in Socio-Discursive Interactionism theoretical and epistemological framework, focusing on the following issues: a differential description of text genres, the relationship between text genres and styles, teaching/learning grammar and text, writing and writing development, parity in language
She retired as an Associate Professor at NOVA FCSH in 2010. In addition to teaching at Linguistics Department, she served as chairperson of the Scientific Committee and of the Pedagogical Commission (1996/97/99), and also as Coordinator of the Educational Training Branch (RFE) in Portuguese as foreign language for graduates in linguistics (1997/2006). In the field of research, she has collaborated in projects about teaching/learning in Portuguese, second language, and has directed some Portuguese teams of international projects related to the subject (Sócrates/ LINGUA-L, ONENESS). She participated in projects of constitution of corpora, namely of medieval Portuguese, and elaboration of materials from them. She was president of the Scientific Committee of CLUNL between 2006 and 2010. Currently, in collaboration with Maria Francisca Xavier and João Malaca Casteleiro, she is particularly dedicated to the conclusion of the Project “Dictionary of the Portuguese Medieval Language”.
Master and PhD in Linguistics (Lexicology – Lexicography – Terminology) at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, graduated in Romance Philology at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Liège (Belgium). Researcher in the area of terminology and legal translation and teaching/learning French Foreign Language, particularly in its specialized aspect. French language lecturer at the universities of Bologna and Ferrara (Italy) (1995-1997), at the Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon (1997-2001) and at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, New University of Lisbon (2001-2013). Invited assistant at the Superior School of Education, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém (2010-2013). She is currently invited assistant professor at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, teaching didactics of French, translation and French language.
Doctor in Linguistics and integrated member of the Linguistics Research Center of NOVA, Susana Duarte Martins teaches Portuguese Language and Culture for Foreigners at NOVA FCSH. Currently, she is coordinating the project “TERMVEST – The Clothing Terminology: European Portuguese version“, in partnership with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She was a linguist project manager in an international company, with which she continues to cooperate as a linguist. She performs research work in the areas of Lexicology, Lexicography, and Terminology, foreign language, and language for specific purposes teaching as well as Phonetics and Text-To-Speech technologies. Besides linguistic proofreading, she has experience and training in creative writing, screenwriting, and journalism. She was a teacher of Portuguese L1 and Portuguese L2 for the Ministry of Education.
Adjunct Professor in the Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa and researcher at the Centro de Linguística da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She develops research in Language Acquisition, Syntax and Writing. She has presented communications and has published papers on her research topics.
Karima Fangour Robalo holds a Master and PhD degree in Linguistics in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology, from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA FCSH), having defended a thesis on “Vulgarisation Terminologique dans le Domaine des Énergies Renouvables, Portuguese-Arabic”. She also completed the postgraduate course in translation (French) in NOVA FCSH. She graduated in French Language and Literature, in the Linguistic area, at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, in Fez (Morocco). Since 2017, she has been an integrated member of the LLT group of the Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon, where she develops research in the area of Multilingual Terminology, Lexicology, Lexicography, Lexical and Semantic Relations, as well as Translation in Portuguese, Arabic and French. She used to be a French Language Teacher for the Secondary School in Fez (Morocco).
PhD in Linguistics (Text and Discourse Linguistics) and MA in Linguistic Revision and Consultancy awarded by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She is a researcher at Centro de Linguística da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and a member of the Grammar & Text research group. She carries out research on translation revision, privileging the articulation between the epistemological framework of Socio-Discursive Interactionism and Translation Studies. She has been working as a freelance translator and reviser for several years and completed an internship at the Directorate-General for Translation (Brussels). She is currently a guest lecturer at the Linguistics Department of NOVA FCSH.
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, teaching courses in syntax, variation and second language teaching. She is also a researcher in the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, participating in projects in the areas of Portuguese syntax (synchronic and diachronic), acquisition of Portuguese as first and second language, teaching/learning of Portuguese as second language and material development for second language teaching.
PhD from Université Paris 8 (Études Portugaises) and from NOVA University Lisbon (Linguistics – Text Theory), she is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA FCSH) and a researcher of the Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon (CLUNL) developing work in the group Grammar & Text | Multitext. Based in the linguistics of text and discourse, her work focuses on digital language practices, scientific literacy and the dissemination of science, as well as the transposition of language tools for specific purposes.
PhD in Historical Linguistics from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon. She is a member of the Grammar & Text research group at CLUNL. Researcher in Historical Morphology of Portuguese. Her other areas of interest are Historical Pragmatics, more specifically in the area of Courtesy. She has published works on Forms of Address and Morphology, from a diachronic perspective. She has given several oral presentations focusing on issues of linguistic change and pragmatics. She graduated in Modern Languages and Literature – Portuguese and English Studies and did her MA in Historical Syntax of Portuguese at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon. She is currently a secondary school Portuguese teacher, with extensive experience in teaching Portuguese as a non-native language.
Noémia Jorge is a researcher at the Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon and, currently, an Assistant Professor at Escola Superior de Educação e Ciências Sociais do Politécnico de Leiria (School of Education and Social Sciences of Polytechnic of Leiria). She has a PhD in Linguistics (specialist in Text and Discourse Linguistics) and her main research areas are text Linguistics and Portuguese Language Didactics.
Audria Leal holds a PhD in Linguistics from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, with specialization in text theory. She works as a researcher at CLUNL (Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) and is also a member of the G&T Group (Grammar & Text). She develops work in the areas of Text and Discourse Linguistics, in which she favors the theoretical and methodological framework of the Sociodiscursive Interactionism, Applied Linguistics to Portuguese teaching, Enunciative Semantics and Social Semiotics with emphasis on the theoretical and methodological framework of the Grammar of Visual Design (Kress & Van Leeuwen). She is the author of several articles, both in Portugal and abroad, in which she analyzes the relationship between verbal and non-verbal language and its operation in multimodal texts.
Associate Professor with ‘Agregação’ at the Linguistics Department of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Researcher at CLUNL and Collaborator at CLUL. Her main research interests are in the following areas: Syntax, Language Acquisition, Linguistic Variation.
Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, teaching courses in general linguistics, syntax and second language acquisition. She is also a researcher in the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, participating in projects in the following areas: syntax (synchrony and diachrony of Portuguese); language policies; acquisition of Portuguese as a first and second language; material development for second language teaching.
Isabelle Simões Marques is an Assistant Professor at Universidade Aberta. She is a PhD Researcher at Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (CLUNL) and is an Associate Member of the Centro de Línguas, Literaturas e Culturas da Universidade de Aveiro (CLLC). She has a PhD in Linguistics – Discourse Analysis (in cotutelle with Université Paris 8). Sha has developed and published research papers in the framework of the (Critical) Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics, Didactics of Foreign Languages, also focusing on studies on multilingualism and migrations.
Ana Sousa Martins is coordinator of Ciberescola da Língua Portuguesa, a partnership with the Ministry of Education, where she teaches Portuguese as a Foreign Language (levels A1 to B2 predominantly). She holds a PhD in Linguistics from University of Porto. Her Post-Doctoral research project, about processes of text simplification and extensive reading in Portuguese L2, funded by FCT. Currently, her research work focuses on extensive reading and vocabulary acquisition in Portuguese L2.
Teresa Oliveira holds a PhD in Portuguese Linguistics from the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, and is an assistant professor (“professora adjunta”) at the School of Education and Social Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre. She develops research in Semantics, and has presented papers and published scientific articles, particularly in the fields of modality, evidentiality and verbal typologies. She develops teaching activity in courses of teacher training and journalism and communication.
Holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Lisbon and has developed work in historical linguistics, in particular in the diachrony of negation. She has collaborated on investigation projects in the Center of Linguistics of the University of Lisbon, where she worked on pos tagging, syntactic annotation of corpora, transcription revision, translation, among other tasks.
She is currently an investigator at CLUNL, in the Grammar and Text group, working in historical linguistics.
Holds a PhD in Linguistics – Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology – from the NOVA University Lisbon, and in Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication by the Université Savoie Mont Blanc (cotutelle programme). She has collaborated with the Linguistics Center of NOVA University Lisbon as a Doctoral Fellow, within the Knowledge, Representation and Use (KRUse) programme, granted by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTS), and at the Laboratoire d’Informatique, Systèmes, Traitement de l’Information et de la Connaissance (USMB). She is currently a researcher within the Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology (LLT) group. She is also a member of IPQ’s CT 221 Terminologia, Língua e Linguagens and of ISO TC 37, Language and Terminology. Her research interests focus on terminology, ontologies, lexicography, and corpus linguistics.
PhD in Linguistics (specialization area in Text and Discourse Linguistics) from NOVA University Lisbon. She is a researcher at CLUNL and a member of the Grammar & Text Group. Prioritizing the theoretical and epistemological framework of Sociodiscursive Interactionism, she has developed research focused on the description and didatization of text genres. Currently, she is teacher and tutor at Universidade Aberta (Introdução aos Estudos Linguísticos e Técnicas de Expressão e Comunicação I) and a teacher of Portuguese language at Escola Profissional de Artes, Tecnologias e Desporto.
Ana Salgado received the PhD in Translation and Terminology by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in 2022, and graduated in Modern Languages and Literature – Portuguese Studies (scientific branch) by Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto in 2001. She is currently a researcher at the Linguistics Center of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, member of the LLT group (Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology) within the scope of the MORDigital project (PTDC/LLT-LIN/6841/2020). Previously she was a research fellow in the framework of the ELEXIS infrastructure for two years. She maintains activity as lexicographer being coordinator of the Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa and of the Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa, and is one of the editors responsible for the publication Thesaurus de Ciências da Terra of the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa. She is also the project leader in revising the standard ISO 1951:2007 and has made significant contributions to the TEI Lex-0 – a baseline encoding for lexicographic data. Her main research interests include lexicography, terminology, data modelling, TEI, digital humanities and text editing. Ana Salgado is member of CT 221 – Terminologia, Língua e Linguagens and CT 025 – Quantities and Units at Instituto Português da Qualidade and correspondent member of the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa since 2015, having been elected a full member in 2022. President of the Institute of Lexicology and Lexicography of the Portuguese Language of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences since 2023.
Assistant professor of Linguistics and director of the Mestrado em Estudos de Língua Portuguesa at Universidade Aberta, Lisboa. She is member of the Linguistics Research Centre of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, and also member of Grupo de Investigação Pragmática. Discurso. Cognição (PraDiC) do Centro de Estudos Humanísticos da Universidade do Minho. She collaborates on research projects at Laboratório de Educação a Distância e e-learning (LeaD) of the Universidade Aberta de Lisboa. Her PhD is in the area of Portuguese Linguistics and her current research focuses on pragmatics, discourse analysis, rhetoric, epistolary, discourse analysis of computer mediated communication and social and linguistic effects of digital technologies.
Carolina Silva has a PhD degree in Linguistics (area of specialization: Psycholinguistics) from School of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH). Invited Adjunct Professor at Escola Superior de Educação – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, and Invited Assistant Professor at NOVA FCSH. Her research has been developed in first language acquisition of different types of pronouns and relative clauses in European Portuguese, and more recently in second language acquisition. She has participated in conferences and published papers at a national and international level.
Researcher in the Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology group (CLUNL). PhD in Education – Didactology of Languages-Cultures. Nuclear research areas: Lexicography, Lexiculturology, Languages-Cultures Education, Didactology of Languages-Cultures. Has been publishing research articles in national and international scientific journals and supervising masters and PhD thesis within the scope of Languages-Cultures Education.
Head of Health Literacy in VOH.CoLAB – Collaborative Laboratory Value for Health (https://vohcolab.org) – a laboratory publicly funded by the Portuguese Government whose mission is to help people and organizations to measure the value in health. In parallel, she is an Integrated Researcher at CLUNL (NOVA Linguistics Centre). She has a PhD in Linguistics, specialization in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology. She participated in the project “BDTT-AR Creation of the Terminological and Textual Database of the Portuguese Parliament” (2005/2007 and 2009/2012), and in the project “Terminology for the development of Public Administration in Angola – TERMAP-AO” (2014/2019). She was a guest teacher in the Master in Terminology and Management of Information for Special Purposes at NOVA FCSH (2008/2017). She was a Post-doctoral Grant Holder at NOVA CLUNL (2017/2019). She also provides language consulting, translation, proofreading and terminology management services.
Researcher at Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, she finished her PhD on Text and Discourse Linguistics as a scholar in NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. She has been working on the Sociodiscourse Interacionism study program and written papers on action, genres description on several linguistic analysis levels, argumentation and writing. Currently, she collaborates with IPLuso.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics of the Department of Linguistics of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and researcher in the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Her main research areas are generative second language (L2) acquisition, comparative syntax, and L2 teaching. Her work focuses on English and Romance languages, particularly European Portuguese. She has participated in funded research projects in the following areas: L2 acquisition, learner corpora, and L2 teaching.
Helena Topa Valentim is an assistant professor at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA FCSH) and a researcher at the Linguistics Research Centre of the NOVA University Lisbon. She has a PhD in Linguistics, specializing in Semantics, and conducts research in this scientific area and in Portuguese Linguistics as well as, more recently, in the Didactics of the Mother Tongue.
Wang Suoying holds a PhD in Linguistics from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She worked in Shanghai, Macau and Lisbon, teaching Portuguese Language, Chinese Language and Translation Techniques. She currently teaches at the University of Aveiro, the University of Chinese Medicine and the Macao Scientific and Cultural Center. She has been dedicated to translation and research on the Languages, Literatures and Cultures of China and Portugal, with a long list of published works, including dictionaries, grammars, teaching manuals, books on literary and cultural subjects and translations of short stories and novels, some of them having been awarded.