A Universidade dos Açores recebe, no dia 28 de outubro, pelas 11h00 a palestra “Photo-adaptation and acclimation of one of the world’s deepest living macrophytes”, proferida pela Doutora Sofie Voerman (Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Sciences, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom).
A palestra decorre na Sala de Pós Graduação do Complexo Científico do Campus de Ponta Delgada.
Sofie Voerman is a postdoctoral researcher working at the Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Sciences, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. She received her PhD in coastal ecology at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, in 2017.
She has worked in different marine systems all over the world, focusing on the ecology of benthic primary producers such as kelp forests, rhodolith beds and seagrass meadows.
She is currently visiting the Azores to work with Dr. Ana Cristina Rebelo and Dr. Sérgio Ávila on rhodolith associated biodiversity at Ilhéu de Vila Franca.