UCIBIO at the 2022 European Researchers’ Night The European Researchers' Night, an Europe-wide public event, which displays the diversity of science and its impact on citizens' daily lives in fun, inspiring ways, will take place in 25 countries on Friday 30 September 2022.   UCIBIO will be in the European Researchers Night with various activities developed by UCIBIO researchers in the National Museum of Natural History and Science:  
Five CEEC positions awarded to UCIBIO researchers Five UCIBIO researchers have been awarded a contract in the 2022 Individual Scientific Employment Stimulus Competition (CEEC), which is the fifth edition of this call promoted by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  (FCT) for doctoral researchers in all scientific areas.  
New Horizon project to extend the agricultural production value of two major players of the global bioeconomy Maria Ascensão Reis, leader of the Biochemical Engineering Lab at UCIBIO-NOVA, together with researchers from her lab, Filomena Freitas, Cristiana Torres, Joana Fradinho and
Luísa Peixe awarded Maratona da Saúde Prize Luísa Peixe, leader of the BactDrugs Research Lab at UCIBIO-Porto has been awarded the Maratona da Saúde Prize for Research in Infectious Diseases, in the Senior Category, for her research project on “A new weapon for fighting the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance: characterization of a potential antibiotic obtain from a soil extract” (“Uma nova arma para co