Joana Carvalho named “Portuguese woman scientist of the year”

Joana Carvalho, former PhD student of the lab, was awarded the UNESCO-L’Oreal price for “Portuguese woman scientist of the year”.

The good news does not stop there for Joana. She also got a personal EU Marie Curie Fellowship for her research proposal “Plastimap” to study plasticity of the visual system.

Joana presenting her work as part of the on-line ceremony.

And, together with her fellow-awardees, answering some questions posed by the presenter (Joana is the second one from the left).