Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee is a collegial, advisory body and its mission is to ensure the adoption of high standards of ethical conduct in the research developed in LE @ D.


  • Ensure access to the LE@D Research Unit’s Ethics Charter to all researchers, postgraduate, PhD and master students.
  • To support researchers on ethical issues, ensuring access to the resolutions of the LE@D Scientific Committee on ethical issues.
  • To promote reflection on the ethical issues of research
  • Advise on issues raised by the investigators about ethics in research

EC members

Alda Pereira (PhD)

João Paz (PhD)

Maria dos Prazeres Casanova (PhD)