Our mission is to advance social psychological theories and models, integrating different levels of analysis and different methodological approaches, to apply strong theory-based approaches in diverse areas of psychology, by developing interventions and supporting public policies anchored in science; and to prioritize the training of students and young researchers, integrating research into teaching at all levels of training. 

 

Internationally, CIS-iscte is recognized for its contributions to fundamental and applied research in areas such as:

 

  • Emotions: Experience, Recognition & Regulation

  • Environment,Quality of Life & Citizenship

  • Intergroup Relations & Identity

  • Interpersonal Relations

  • Psychological Development

  • Situated Social Cognition

  • Social Disparities in Health

 

 

CIS-iscte obtained a classification of Excellent on the last evaluation exercise carried out by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), with the lead of independent international panels.

CIS AT A GLANCE

CIS-IUL has a director, who is nominated from and by the scientific council and approved by the Rector of ISCTE-IUL for a two year term. The director appoints two deputy directors from the scientific council. The Board is responsible for making strategic decisions, planning activities and managing and allocating funds to support research and PhD student activities. The Board also makes regular reports to ISCTE-IUL and funding agencies on the research and activities of the center.

The scientific committee has four members elected from and by the scientific council. The Committee supports and advises the Board on strategic and management decisions and decides on the acceptance of new members.

The scientific council is made up of all full members of the center. The Council discusses the yearly budget and negotiates the priorities for the use of available funds, orients the organization of research groups and defines the main strategic goals of the research center.

Board of Directors

Paula Castro

Directora

Eunice Magalhães

Vice-Directora

 

Scientific Commission

Sónia Bernardes

Professora Associada

Joana Alexandre

Professora Auxiliar

Susana Batel

Full member

Paula Castro

Directora

Margarida Garrido

Professora Associada

 

Staff

Andreia Pólvora

Gestora de Ciência - ISCTE/Projectos Privados

Marco Rego

Gestor de Ciência - Programas Doutorais

Joana Sousa

Gestora de Ciencia - Projectos FCT

Sara Costa Fernandes

Gestora de Ciência - PEST; & Comunicação de Ciência

Leonardo Veronez Sousa

Gestor de Ciência - Projectos Europeus