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Ines Amaral

  • PhD
  • Editor-in-chief
  • New4Media
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Research interests

instructional designsocial representations on the webtechnologies and ageismdigital literacymedia literacysemantic websocial tagging practicessocial networkssocial medianew mediacyberjournalism

About

- Lecturer at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. - Executive Editor at New4Media. - Lecturer at ISMT (Coimbra, Portugal). - Researcher at CECS (UMinho, Portugal). - Journalist since 1998 ("Correio do Minho", "TSF Rádio Jornal", "Revista Comum", "TSF Online", "AEIOU", "Jornal Centro") - Web Content Manager; New Media Consultant; Social Media Strategist. - Trainer in Digital Communication and Journalism. TALKS: - Amaral, Inês; Daniel, Fernanda; Monteiro, Rosa (2013). Mapping of social representations of old age in the digital space. "SEMIME Lisboa 2013". Technical University of Lisbon. - Amaral, Inês; Pinto, Manuel; Pereira, Sara; Petrella, Simone; Ribeiro, Fábio; Nobre, Nélia (2013). Digital Divide: "disadvantaged groups" in a Europe at 27. "SEMIME Lisboa 2013". Technical University of Lisbon. - Amaral, Inês (2012). Networks within networks: social dynamicsbased on the technique. III International Congress of Cyberjournalism. University of Porto. - Daniel, Fernanda; Antunes, Anna; Amaral, Inês (2012). Social representations of old age. 11th International Conference on Social Representations - "Social representations in changing societies." University of Évora. - Amaral, Inês (2012). Social Network Analysis of Contents. III Meeting of Social Networks Analysts. Institute of Social Sciences (University of Lisbon). - Amaral, Inês (2012). Arab Spring and semantic revolution. "XXXIII Colóquios de Relações Internacionais". University of Minho. - Amaral, Inês; Daniel, Fernanda (2012). Seniors from all over the world, unite by the network. "SEMIME Lisboa 2012". Technical University of Lisbon. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2011). The lens of Twitter or the world in 140 characters. "VII SOPCOM". University of Porto. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2010). Social Networks on Twitter. "II Congresso Internacional de Ciberjornalismo". University of Porto. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2010). Society and Communities 2.0: a proposal to address patterns of communication in a "moving target". "III Seminário Internacional de Media, Jornalismo e Democracia". New University of Lisbon. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2010). Mapping social networks on a new communication ecosystem. IAMCR2010. University of Minho. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2010). Analysis of social networks on Internet. "XXX SUNBELT". Riva del Garda (Italy). - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2009). Society: the emergence of a new sociability?. "VI SOPCOM e IV Ibérico – Sociedade dos Media: Comunicação, Política e Tecnologia". Lusófona University. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2009). A conceptual model for the interaction design in the cyberjournalism sphere. "IV Jornadas Internacionais de Jornalismo". Fernando Pessoa University. - Amaral, Inês; Sousa, Helena (2009). Online social environments. "X Congresso Luso-Afro-Brasileiro de Ciências Sociais". University of Minho. - Amaral, Inês (2009). Social networks on the Internet: the Redes sociais na Internet: deterritorialization of society. "Jornadas Académicas: A Sociedade da Informação - espaço potencialidades e vulnerabilidades. Dia do Exército 2009". University of Minho and Militar Academy. - Amaral, Inês (2008). Web 2.0 and the new socio-communicational paradigm. "Encontro Web 2.0". University of Minho. - Amaral, Inês (2008). The universe of anonymous sources in investigation journalism. "III Jornadas Internacionais de Jornalismo". Fernando Pessoa University. - Amaral, Inês (2008). Virtual Worlds: second lifes on the Internet. "Seminário: Virtual - Admirável Mundo Novo - III Campanha de Sáude Mental Comunitária". Câmara Municipal da Lourinhã. - Amaral, Inês (2007). Migration Towards Cyberspace: the social dimension of virtual worlds. "V SOPCOM – Comunicação e Cidadania". University of Minho. - Amaral, Inês (2006). The emergence of weblogs as new social actors. "Encontro sobre Weblogs – 3º Encontro Nacional e 1º Encontro Luso-Galaico". University of Porto. - Amaral, Inês (2006). Virtual Communities: activism and militancy in a new public space. "IX Jornadas da ESEB – Cultura Digital". Polytechnic Institute of Beja. - Amaral, Inês (2005). The interactivity in the Cyberjournalism sphere. "IV SOPCOM – Repensar os Media: Novos Contextos da Comunicação e da Informação". University of Aveiro. POSTERS - Daniel, Fernanda; Antunes, Anna; Amaral, Inês (2012). Social representations of 'old age'. “A crise da(s) socialização(ões)?” [Poster]. University of Minho. - Amaral, Inês; Silva, Jaime; Lanceros-Mendez, Senentxu; Sousa, Helena (2010). Mapping hashtag networks on Twitter [Poster]. ECCS'10. ISCTE. - Multimedia skills: webdesign, vectorial design, graphic design, multimedia script, CMS, SEO, SMO - Current Research Projets: 1). EMEDUS > Workpackage "European Research on Inclusion of Disadvantaged Groups in Media Education" > Research within the Communication and Society Research Centre - partner of EMEDUS. 2). "Personal Social Networks of Seniors" > research project at ISMT/CEPESE. 3). "Twitter and the public sphere - The European elections in 2014" > COST Action "Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies". - Member of SOPCOM, COST, ECREA, INSNA, CSS, SSRN - Member of SOPCOM Research Group of Young Researcher and co-organizer of the summer school of this Association. Other info: - Frequency of 1st year of Bachelor in International Relations with success. - Specialization courses: Technology Entrepreneurship (Standford University-Venture Lab); A Crash Course on Creativity (Standford University-Venture Lab); Design New Learning Environments (Standford University-Venture Lab); Networked Life (University of Pennsylvania-Coursera); Model Thinking (University of Michigan-Coursera); Social Network Analysis (University of Michigan-Coursera); Human-Computer Interaction (Standford University-Coursera); Space in the Democratization of Justice (University of Coimbra); English for Academic Purposes (University of Coimbra); Social Network Analysis with UCINET (University of Minho); Design and Content Development for eLearning (Pedro Nunes Institute) OTHER INFO - Referee at European Journal of Communication (2011). - Scientific Reviewer of the book "WEB Trends: 10 cases made in Web 2.0." (2010). - Member of the Scientific Committee and Organizing Committee of the I Meeting of Multimedia ISMT (2007). - Member of the Scientific Committee of the I International Congress of Cyberjournalism (2008). - Member of the selection board of the 1st edition of Cyberjournalism Awards, sponsored by ObCiber - University of Porto (2008). - Member of the selection board of the 2nd edition of Cyberjournalism Awards, sponsored by ObCiber - University of Porto (2009). - Member of the Local Organization Committee of IAMCR2010 (University of Minho, Braga). - Member of the Scientific Committee of the II International Congress of Cyberjournalism (2010). - Member of the selection board of the 3rd edition of Cyberjournalism Awards, sponsored by ObCiber - University of Porto (2011). - Supervisor of the Masters dissertations in Business Communication from the Instituto Superior Miguel Torga (2012). - Permanent member of the Scientific Council of the Institute Miguel Torga (since February 2012). - Member of the Organizing Committee of the Summer School SOPCOM 2012 (Institute of Social and Political Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon). - Member of the Scientific Committee of the III International Congress of Cyberjournalism (2012). - Member of the selection board of the 4th edition of Cyberjournalism Awards, sponsored by ObCiber - University of Porto (2012). - Member of the Organizing Committee of the Summer School SOPCOM 2013 (University of Minho). - Member of Portugal Geek Girls Dinners (since 2010) - Co-founder of the Portuguese Association of Distance Education and Training (2012) Professional CV: pt.linkedin.com/in/iamaral

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Publications

Online social environments online [portuguese]

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Conference Proceedings of "X Congresso Luso-Afro-Brasileiro de Ciências Sociais" (2009)
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The universe of anonymous sources in investigation journalism [portuguese]

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Conference Proceedings of "III Jornadas Internacionais de Jornalismo" (2008)
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Migration Towards Cyberspace: the social dimension of virtual worlds [portuguese]

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Conference Proceedings of "5º Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciências da Comunicação – SOPCOM" (2007)
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Web 2.0 and the new paradigm [portuguese]

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Conference Proceedings of "Encontro Web 2.0" (2006)
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Interactivity in Cyberjournalism sphere [portuguese]

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Conference Proceedings of "4º Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciências da Comunicação – SOPCOM" (2005)
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Professional experience

Editor-in-chief

New4Media

February 2013 - Present

Lecturer

Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa

February 2013 - Present

Lecturer

ISMT

September 2003 - Present

Journalist

Correio do Minho

June 2017

eLearning tutor

Evolui.com

September 2005 - February 2011(5 years)

Teacher

Pedro Nunes Institute

October 2005 - November 2005(a month)

Cyberjournalist

AEIOU

September 2002 - October 2003(a year)

Cyberjournalist [Trainee]

TSF Online

March 2002 - June 2002(3 months)

Editor-in-chief

Revista COMUM [University of Minho]

January 2000 - January 2002(2 years)

Education history

PhD in Communication Sciences - Interactive Media

University of Minho

May 2008 - February 2012(4 years)

Master's degree in Communication Sciences

University of Minho

September 2004 - November 2006(2 years)

Multimedia, Webdesign and Development

Portucalense University

September 2003 - September 2004(a year)

Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences

University of Minho

September 1997 - June 2002(5 years)