Ana Margarida Almeida


is an Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal.  She is graduated in New Communication Technologies, holds a PhD in Communication Sciences and Technologies (University of Aveiro, Portugal) and lectures in the following undergraduate, graduate and doctoral courses offered by the Department of Communication and Art: BSc in New Communication Technologies, Master in Multimedia in Communication, Doctoral Program on Information and Communication in Digital Platforms, and Doctoral Program on Multimedia in Education.  She has been developing research activities mainly related to “e-health and wellbeing”, “accessibility and digital inclusion', “digital solutions for special needs”, “health promotion through ICT”, and “digital media development methodologies”.  In 2016, she did a pos-doc study in the Faculty of Medicine (Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health) of the University of Porto, Portugal, in the area of e-health and, since then, she has been working to create the conditions to create a specific research group under this scope. She is now the coordinator of the Digimedia group 'eHealth and Wellbeing'. She is a reviewer of several journals as well as of scientific events where she has been involved as a member of its Scientific Committees and as responsible for organizing special tracks. Author/co-author of over 200 scientific publications in these domains, she has been involved in national and international projects that explore digital media potential in supporting inclusion, communities of users with special needs and the promotion of healthier behaviours.



Last update: May 2020


Articles published on IXD&A:


Understanding the role of digital communication and mediation strategies in community-led territorial innovation: a systematic review, N. 44, pp. 7 - 28, abstractdownload