Ana Paula Martins Gil

Invited Assistant Professor


Teaching languages

Scientific areas

  • Family and Ageing
  • Public Health
  • Violence against the elderly

Selected Publications

  • 2010, “Heroes of Quotidian: Families Dynamics in dependence”, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian and Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
  • 2011, Fernandes, A; Gil, P. Gomes, I., “Out of scene. Social invisibility in the last step of the life trajectories” in Dornelas, A. ; Oliveira, L; Veloso, L.; Guerreiro, M. D. (ORG). Invisible Portugal, Lisboa, Mundos Sociais
  • Ana Gil (Col.), National study on the homeless: “without-roof: (in) visibility realities” (2006) and Evaluation of shelters for the homeless (2007), Institute of Social Security, I.P., (POAT) in http://www.seg-social.pt/left.asp?
  • Ana Gil (col.), (2004-2005), “Social situation of Families caring for Alzheimer and Parkinson sufferers”, Institute of Social Security, I.P., Montepio Geral Foundation.
  • 2008, “Active Ageing: complementarities and contradictions”, Fórum Sociológico nº 17, Cesnova, p. 25-36.

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Coordinates the research project "Ageing and Violence" (PTDC/CS-SOC/110311/2009), funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (2011-2013). Sponsoring entity: National health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge - Epidemiology Department. Participating entities: CESNOVA / FCSH, The National Institute of Forensic Medicine and the Portuguese Association for Victim Support (APAV).
  • Researcher at the Epidemiology Department, National Health Institute - Dr. Ricardo Jorge. Participate in a international team to develop the first European Health Examination Survey (EHES) as part of a European initiative, promoted by the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) (2009/2011.
  • Posdoc scholarship (SFRH/BPD/46014/2008) by FCT with the research project "Violence against the elderly: the invisibility of a problem, Instituto de Sociologia da Faculdade de Letras do Porto e no CESNOVA - Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  • 2002 - 2009 Research fellowship at Institute of Social Security, Ministry of labour and social Solidarity, research unit Prepare research papers and evaluation reports on social policy measures and programmes in the field of social Exclusion (homeless), family questions, Health, Ageing and dependence.

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