HERCULES Lab - Cultural Heritage Studies and Protection (HERCULES)

The HERCULES laboratory is a research infrastructure of the University of Évora dedicated to the study and enhancement of cultural heritage, with a particular focus on the interdisciplinary integration of methods used in physical science and materials. It consists of several laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment capable of developing ground-breaking research comprising non-destructive in situ analysis, microanalysis, high resolution chemical analysis and development of innovative materials and products, making it a one-of-a-kind lab in Portugal and one of the most attractive of its kind in Europe.

José António Paulo Mirão Director The HERCULES laboratory is a research infrastructure of the University of Évora dedicated to the study and enhancement of cultural heritage, with a particular focus on the interdisciplinary integration of methods used in physical science and materials. It consists of several laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment capable of developing ground-breaking research comprising non-destructive in situ analysis, microanalysis, high resolution chemical analysis and development of innovative materials and products, making it a one-of-a-kind lab in Portugal and one of the most attractive of its kind in Europe.

The HERCULES laboratory is a research infrastructure of the University of Évora dedicated to the study and enhancement of cultural heritage, with a particular focus on the interdisciplinary integration of methods used in physical science and materials. It consists of several laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment capable of developing ground-breaking research comprising non-destructive in situ analysis, microanalysis, high resolution chemical analysis and development of innovative materials and products, making it a one-of-a-kind lab in Portugal and one of the most attractive of its kind in Europe.

Ana Cristina Cabaça Manhita (Investigador (eq. Investigador Auxiliar))
Ana Teresa Caldeira (Associate Professor with Agregação) [Deputy Director]
Anne-France Maurer (Investigador (eq. Investigador Auxiliar))
António Manuel Deométrio Rodrigues Lourenço Pereira (Associate Professor with Agregação)
Catarina Miguel (Researcher)
Cristina Galacho (Assistant Professor)
Fabio Sitzia (Researcher)
Jorge Ginja Teixeira (Assistant Professor)
José António Paulo Mirão (Full Professor) [Director]
Leonel Alegre (Research Assistant Professor)
Luís Dias (Researcher)
Mafalda Costa (Senior Official)
Maria Rosário Martins (Associate Professor)
Massimo Beltrame (Senior Official)
Milene Gil (Research Assistant Professor)
Nicola Schiavon (Invited Research Associate Professor)
Patrícia Sofia Martins Moita (Assistant Professor) [Deputy Director]
Pedro Miguel Cambeiro Barrulas (Assistant Professor)
Teresa Ferreira (Associate Professor)
Vera Pires de Almeida Ribeiro (Research Assistant Professor)
Ana Cardoso de Matos (Associate Professor with Agregação)
Ana Curto (Researcher)
Antónia Fialho Conde (Associate Professor with Agregação)
Bento António Fialho Caeiro Caldeira (Assistant Professor with Agregação)
César João dos Santos Oliveira (Investigador (eq. Investigador Auxiliar))
Joana do Carmo Palmeirão [Investigador pós-doutorado]
Susana Gómez Martínez (Assistant Professor)

Contacts

Phone +351 266 706 581
Address Laboratório HERCULES - Herança Cultural, Estudos e Salvaguarda, Universidade de Évora, Palácio do Vimioso, Largo Marquês de Marialva, 8, 7000-809 Evora