MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Sância Maria Afonso Pires

Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303306
E-mail: spires@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0001-8427-0179
Scopus Author ID: 53878422600

Career

  • Since 2010: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1998 - 2010: Equated to Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1992 - 1998: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1991 - 1992: Monitor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Roles

  • Since 2017: Sensory Panel Leader at Sensory Analysis Laboratory
  • 2013 - 2016: Effective Member of the Zootechnical Engineering course committee
  • 2013 - 2016: Effective Member of the Veterinary Care course committee
  • 2013 - 2016: Effective Member of the coordination committee on Veterinary Care
  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the evaluation committee for Accreditation of Agronomic Engineering Competencies
  • 2006 - 2017: Technical Responsible for the Honey Bee Pathology Laboratory

Interests

  • Bee products: sensory profile, physicochemical and melissopalynological studies
  • Bee biology: cycle life, queen rearing and instrumental insemination
  • Bee pathology: (i) honey bee diseases control,(ii) clinical diagnosis – anatomopathotological analyses, (iii) breeding bees tolerant to bee diseases – new approach’s and (iv)monitoring predators
  • Morphometric profiles for honey bee subspecies identification – emerging approach
  • Bee products quality assessment

Projects:

BeeKeeper Safety - Manual de Boas Práticas de Higiene, Segurança e Saúde no Trabalho Apícola
Funding body: PAN - Programa Apícola Nacional 2020-2022
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Sância Maria Afonso Pires
Start: 2019-11-21
End: 2022-07-31
PAN - Portugal, Apicultura e Nosema
Funding body: PAN - Programa Apícola Nacional 2017-2019
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Luis Avelino Guimarães Dias
Start: 2017-07-01
End: 2019-09-30
- Valuation sub beekeeping products - Production of mead and honey vinegar
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference: 020557054811
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2014-04-23
End: 2017-12-31
- Patterns and processes (neutral and adaptive) variation in hybrid zone of honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) of Iberian peninsula: a population genetics approach integrating population genomics and landscape genetics
Funding body: FCT - PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTCD/BIA-BEC/099640/2008
Principal Investigator:Maria Alice Pinto
Start: 2010-03-22
End: 2013-09-30
- Padrões geográficos de diversidade genética da abelha melífera em Portugal (continente e Ilhas): a história contada pelo ADN mitocondrial
Funding body: PAN - Programa Apícola Nacional 2008-2010
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Alice Pinto
Start: 2009-09-01
End: 2010-08-30
- Optimização das Condições de Produção de Hidromel
Funding body: FCT - PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2007-01-31
End: 2010-01-01
- Promoção e estímulo à  produção biológica de mel
Funding body: IFAP - Fundo Florestal Permanente
Principal Investigator:Miguel José Rodrigues Vilas Boas
Start: 2003-12-01
End: 2007-12-31

Total results: 2
1
Pires S.M.P.,Monteiro S.O.M.,Pereira A.M.S.,Stocker J.N.M.,Chaló D.d.M.,de Melo E.M.d.O.P.
Non-technical skills assessment scale in nursing: Construction, development and validation
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 26, , 2018

2
Pires S.,Monteiro S.,Pereira A.,Chaló D.,Melo E.,Rodrigues A.
Non-technical skills assessment for prelicensure nursing students: An integrative review
Nurse Education Today, 58, 19-24, 2017