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Ana Vieira

Assistant Professor

Centro de Estudos de Gestão do Instituto Superior Técnico


Ana Vieira is an Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon) and a Researcher at the Centre for Management Studies of Instituto Superior Técnico (CEGIST). Ana's research interests focus on the development of participatory and collaborative methods and tools for decision-making under multi-stakeholder environments. Ana research multicriteria decision analysis and foresight methods and tools mainly applied to public health and healthcare systems. Ana has recently participated in the H2020 IMPACT HTA: Improved methods and Actionable Tools for enhancing Health Technology Assessment (2018-2021), and FCT MEDI-VALUE: Developing HTA tools to consensualise MEDIcal devices' VALUE through multicriteria decision analysis (2018-2022). These projects were developed together with healthcare institutions and regulators, and aimed at the development of methods and tools to assist hospitals, Health Technology Assessment agencies and other healthcare institutions in the evaluation of medicines, medical devices and policy interventions. Ana's research plan has been developed along with knowledge transfer activities by supervising PhD and MSc thesis collaborating with real-world institutions. Ana assumed in 2021 the Vice-Presidency of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) recently approved Foresight section.

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ANICARE - ERASMUS+ project Educate animal welfare as farming opportunity

Anicare is a European project supporting the teaching of animal welfare. It offers an innovative educational approach based on filmed animal husbandry practices and an Aniphi exchange platform, with a view to encouraging critical, ethical and creative thinking, with respect for the animal and the farmer. Curricula for trainers and farmers suggest pedagogical guidelines, methods and tools.