Azevedo Sofia

Sofia Azevedo

People Detail

Research Area : Ecosystems and Global Change

Position : Research grantees


Msc in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology Bsc in Biology

Ongoing Projects

ECOBiB: Eco-Innovative Bag-In-Box Solutions. Co-promotion project from Agência Nacional de Inovação under the Compete2020 programme, reference POCI-01-0247-FEDER-033997, involving the participation of University of Minho, Pólo de Inovação em Engenharia de Polímeros (PIEP) and the industrial partner Vizelpas, Lda.


- Ribeiro F., Van Gestel C.A.M., Pavlaki M.D., Azevedo S., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2017) Bioaccumulation of silver in Daphnia magna: Waterborne and dietary exposure to nanoparticles and dissolved silver. Science Of The Total Environment. 574, 1633-1639. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.204.

- Azevedo S.L., Holz T., Rodrigues J., Monteiro T., Costa F.M., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2017) A mixture toxicity approach to predict the toxicity of Ag decorated ZnO nanomaterials. Science Of The Total Environment. 579, 337-344. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.095.

- Azevedo S.L, Ribeiro F, Jurkschat K, Soares AM, Loureiro S. (2016) Co-exposure of ZnO nanoparticles and UV radiation to Daphnia magna and Danio rerio: Combined effects rather than protection. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 35, 2, 458-467. doi: 10.1002/etc.3208.