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NOVA develops several projects linked to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by all members of the United Nations in 2015.

Facts and Figures

11%

Courses related to sustainability (degree equivalent programs).

18%

  International students (degree equivalent programs).

32%

Research outputs classified in one of the SDGs, using the algorithm developed by Elsevier and the Times Higher Education.

31%

Impact above world average of all the publications classified by SDG and indexed in Scopus (normalized citations per scientific area).

2814

Students with entrepreneurship training.

33

Sustainability-related start-ups.

60%

Green areas in NOVA Campi.

9%

Students receiving significant financial aid in 2021

Highlights

Champions promoting sustainability in our Schools
Members of the NOVA 4 The Globe Plataform

 

Champions

Júlia Seixas

NOVA

Pro-rector for Sustainability.

João L. Rodrigues

NOVA

Sustainability Coordinator.

Tomás B. Ramos

FCT NOVA

Professor of Sustainability Assessment and Planning. Listed in the World’s Top 2% Scientists for the years 2019 and 2020 (Stanford Univ. ranking, 2021).

Marco Lopes

FCT NOVA

Technical Support Division. Environment & Sustainability.

Ana Santos Pinto

NOVA FCSH

Professor of International Relations and Assistant Vice-Dean for Institutional Relations and Social Inclusion.

Catarina Bernardo

NOVA FCSH

Coordinator for Space Management, Sustainability and Campi Development Office of the Space and Infrastructure Division.

Maria A. Cunha-e-Sá

Nova SBE

Full Professor of Economics, Scientific Director of the Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center, Country Representative for Portugal in EAERE.

Luís V. Martins

Nova SBE

Associate Dean and Chief Sustainability Officer.

Conceição Calhau

NMS

Vice-Dean for Community Extension. Coordinator of the Degree in Nutrition Sciences and Master in Metabolism and Human Nutrition. Thematic Line 1 coordinator at CINTESIS@RISE.

Vânia Coucello

NMS

Head of the NMS Quality Office. Coordinator of the NMS Sustainability Council.

Claire Bright

NSL

Founder and Directive of the NOVA Centre for Business, Human Rights and the Environment.

Jorge Correia

NSL

Careers and Corporate Affairs.

Tiago Correia

IHMT NOVA

Associate Professor at Global Public Health department; member of NOVA 4 The Globe’s academic council.

Isabel Craveiro

IHMT NOVA

Assistant Professor in the Global Public Health Unit at Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Miguel Neto

NOVA IMS

NOVA IMS Dean.

Sara Ribeiro

NOVA IMS

Part of the Students’ Support Office and Sustainability Office at NOVA IMS.

Nélson Saibo

ITQB NOVA

Principal Investigator. Head of the Plant Sciences Division. Director of the International PhD programme in Plant Sciences – Plants for Life.

Ana Sanchez

ITQB NOVA

Assistant Professor. Head of Advanced Training. Co-director of the Master in Science Communication.

Julian Perelman

ENSP NOVA

Specialist in health economics and economic evaluation and former coordinator of the Mission Structure for the Sustainability of the Portuguese National Health Service. Member of the Comprehensive Health Research Center.

Teresa Magalhães

ENSP NOVA

Professor of Information Management in Health. Responsible of innovation. Coordinator of Digital Health and Hospital Administration courses.

João Carreiras

SAS NOVA

Coordinator of the Culture Department, Communication and Image at SASNOVA (NOVA Social Services) and representative of SASNOVA in NOVA 4 The Globe’s operational council.

Centers and initiatives

Our compromise

 


João Sàágua
Rector of NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA)

NOVA University is a global and civic university strongly committed to the sustainable development of our society, a priority challenge of this century. NOVA recognizes the need for systemic changes in society and in the economy with a view to the ecological balance of the Planet and to the reduction of social inequalities, to promote well-being, development and happiness, both personal and collective. Based on its Mission and Vision, and on its Strategic Plan as well, NOVA has the power to be a change-maker, through innovative education, research and innovation with a purpose, and to lead by example.
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NOVA’s projects and initiatives