Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Vera Ferro Lebres

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273330984
ORCID: 0000-0002-3782-9264
Scopus Author ID: 37088668000


  • Since 2017: Auxiliary Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2005 - 2017: Assistant Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 2004 - 2005: Dietitian, Sodexho Portugal II
  • 2004 - 2004: Dietitian, Hospital Miguel Bombarda


  • Since 2017: Vice Coordinator of the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologies Department, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • Since 2016: Member of the Nutritionists Education Group of the Ordem dos Nutricionistas
  • Since 2016: Member of the Direction Board of the Nutrition and Dietetics Bachelor Degree
  • 2014 - 2016: Program director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Bachelor Degree
  • 2011 - 2013: Member of the Technical Commission of Admission of the Ordem dos Nutricionistas
  • 2005 - 2014: Member of the Direction Board of the Nutrition and Dietetics Bachelor Degree


  • Demography, lifestyle and health of mountain populations
  • Remoteness and accessibility to services, infrastructures, knowledge and skills of mountain populations
  • Evaluation of consumption, acceptability and health effects of mountain food products
  • Characterization of the mountain populations and understanding accessibility limitations
  • Assessment of populations acceptance food with natural and bio-based ingredients and additives

Total results: 11
Organ J.,Machado A.M.,O'Brien S.M.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Pereira A.I.,van Oostrom M.,Rodrigues P.,BotelhoJunior S.,de Almeida J.P.P.,do Cabo P.S.A.,Shanahan B.W.,O'Gorman B.,Prins Karin S.,de Jonge M.,Karabulut N.
Digital Futures Challenge-Based Learning in Higher Education in Europe: The DIFUCH Erasmus+ Project
IFAC-PapersOnLine, 56, 9948-9953, 2023

Meireles M.,Cortez-Ribeiro A.C.,Polck D.,Almeida-de-Souza J.,Ferro-Lebres V.
Olive Leaf Tea Impact on Postprandial Glycemia: A Randomized Cross-Over Trial
Foods, 12, , 2023

Cortez-Ribeiro A.C.,Meireles M.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Almeida-de-Souza J.
Olive oil consumption confers protective effects on maternal-fetal outcomes: A systematic review of the evidence
Nutrition Research, 110, 87-95, 2023

Pereira J.P.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Pereira J.,Lopes J.M.
Skills and Competencies Expected from HEI Students: Case Study of a Less Favoured Region
Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, 470 LNNS, 78-86, 2022

Costa C.S.,Pereira F.,Barbedo I.,Almeida J.P.,Almeida-De-Souza J.,Cabo P.,Rodrigues P.,Ferreira R.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Kairamo V.
Demola Co-creation Approach: The Students' Perspective
International Conference on Higher Education Advances, 873-880, 2021

Ferro-Lebres V.,Lopes J.M.,Pereira J.P.,Paulo H.,Sampaio J.H.
Required skills for employability in Portugal from graduates and students of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB)
International Conference on Higher Education Advances, 1105-1111, 2021

Ferro-Lebres V.,Silva G.,Moreira P.,Ribeiro J.C.
Validation of the Portuguese version of the international physical activity questionnaire for adolescents (IPAQA)
Open Sports Sciences Journal, 10, 239-250, 2017

Guimarães N.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Ribeiro J.C.
AFINA-te: A healthy lifestyle information website, online food diary and exercise log directly towards children
CSEDU 2015 - 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, Proceedings, 1, 393-398, 2015

Ferro-Lebres V.,Moreira P.,Ribeiro J.C.
Adaptation, Update and Validation of the General Nutrition Questionnaire in a Portuguese Adolescent Sample
Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 53, 528-542, 2014

Martins D.C.P.,Da Silva Soares S.E.,De Jesus M.M.M.,Gomes J.I.A.,Dias T.G.M.,Fernandes A.J.G.,Ferro-Lebres V.
The quality of Portuguese obesity websites
International Journal of Web Portals, 5, 46-56, 2013

Alves D.,Costa A.F.,Custódio D.,Natário L.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Andrade F.
Housing and employment situation, body mass index and dietary habits of heroin addicts in methadone maintenance treatment
Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, 13, 11-14, 2011