Célia Ferreira, PhD in Psychology of Justice (University of Minho, 2013), is assistant professor at ULP (since 2014) and researcher at HEI-Lab. She has been directing her research to the field of violence/victimology (Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking) and, in particular, to the mental health of victims (adults and minors), with national and international publications on these topics
Célia Regina Gomes Oliveira
Diogo Jorge Pereira do Vale Lamela da Silva
Inês Maria Andrade Marques
Inês Martins Jongenelen
Joana Carvalho (PhD) is an assistant professor of Psychology at Porto University, where she is the principal investigator of the Research Group in Human Sexuality, serving the direction board of the Research Center in Psychology (CPUP). Her main scientific interests relate to the cognitive and emotional factors underpinning sexual dysfunction and hypersexuality, experimental sex research, and sexual violence phenomenon. Carvalho is an associated editor in the Journal of Sexual Medicine and Frontiers in Psychology, and an editorial board member in Sexes. She is currently chairing the Consultation and Guidelines Committee of the International Society of Sexual Medicine, and leading other working groups within the field of clinical and forensic sexology.
João Alves de Sousa has a degree in Communication Design from the Faculdade de Belas Artes of Porto, complemented his training with an audiovisual and technological aspect from the Master in “Sound and Image – Specialization in Computer Animation” and later with a PhD in Interactive Art. He is Director of the Degree in Video Games and Multimedia Applications and Deputy Director in the Degree in Audiovisual Communication and Multimedia at Universidade Lusófona do Porto. He is a Researcher at HEI-Lab where he develops projects that correlate video games and multimedia applications to psychology.
Jorge Oliveira is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and Life Sciences at Lusófona University in Lisbon (ULHT), Portugal. He holds a PhD (2010) in Clinical Neuropsychology from University of Salamanca, Spain. As for previous relevant experience, JO was the PI for R&D unit of the School of Psychology at ULHT (2013-2015), funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology of Portugal – FCT. Currently, he is researcher and member of the direction board at HEI-Lab – Digital Human-Environment Interaction Lab, at ULHT. Jorge has several publications in the field of psychology, related to the development and validation of novel approaches on virtual reality and serious games for neurocognitive assessment and rehabilitation. Jorge participates in several community research projects with main mental health and rehabilitation institutions in Portugal, being also one of the founders and the COO at ImmersiveLives
Maria Micaela Leal da Fonseca
Micaela Fonseca holds a PhD in Physics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa [PT], 2011). Micaela is Principal Researcher at HEI-Lab (Digital Human-Environment Interaction Lab) and assistant Professor at the School of Communication, Architecture, Arts and Information Technologies, Lusófona University. Micaela has been engaged in several VR-based simulation projects, she is co-founder of VR4NeuroPain and Games for Good. She has published several scientific papers in ehealth and serious games. Micaela also studied Directing Fiction and Ceramics.