lnstitutional, behavioural, critical and adaptative economics
towards sustainable development, management of natural capital and circular economy
BESIDE is framed in four pillars
How do institutions shape and constrain sustainable resources management
What is needed to provide sustainable resources management
Drawbacks and limits to as well as going beyond the ecosystem services approach
Model competitive advantage for existing and new businesses and jos
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Projects contributing to BESIDE
Blueprint For Atlantic-Arctic Agora On Cross-Sectoral Cooperation For Restoration Of Marine And Coastal Ecosystems And Increased Climate Resilience Through Transformative Innovation
Modelling restoration of wetlands for carbon pathways, climate change mitigation and adaptation, ecosystem services, and biodiversity co-benefits
Prescribed burning, fire risk and eucalypts productivity: from research to practice.
Women in blue economy intelligence gathering and capacity boosting.
Meet our team
Led by passionate experts, we have a multidisciplinary team of researchers and PhD Students, from biology, biochemistry, ecology, economics, health ans social sciences.
Responsible for overall scientific vision and project management and coordination.
ERA Chair Holder
Responsible for the development of the platform BESIDE, the competitive research agenda and strategy plan.
BESIDE is based at the University of Aveiro and involves members of CESAM, GOVCOPP, UACoopera and the Rectory. Its team is located at the Department of Environment and Planning, the Department of Biology, the Department of Social Sciences and the Rectory.