Nursing School of Coimbra
Born in 1974, MP lives in Coimbra, Portugal ever since, and currently works at the Rectory of the University of Coimbra. Worked as Project Manager at The Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA:E) hosted by the Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC), from March to October 2022.
MP holds an MSc in Politics and Management of Higher Education from the University of Aveiro (2006) and is currently enrolled as a PhD Student in Public Politics within the domain of higher education politics at the same institution. MP graduated in Sociology from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra in 1997 and attended high school at D.Duarte High School, in Coimbra.
MP has been working in the domain of higher education since her graduate studies. She was a research assistant at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) and collaborated as a sociologist in the project CADENCE coordinated by the Institute of Systems and Robotic of the Faculty of Sciences (FCT), from the University of Coimbra. MP was the executive director of Portuguese Universities Foundation (FUP) from 2001 to 2020.