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Sandra Marinho

Professora Auxiliar

Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidad do Minho

PhD in Communication Sciences, in Journalism Studies, by the University of Minho in 2012, Sandra Marinho is a Lecturer in this institution, where she teaches mainly in the area of Research Methodologies and Journalism.

Her primary research subjects are journalism education and health journalism/communication. She has published “Journalism and Formation in Transition: models and constructions in the Portuguese case” (CECS – UMinho, 2015) and the scientific article, in co-authorship, “Medical error in the Portuguese press: when patients are part of the news“. Her master’s thesis (a social network analysis, presented back in 2002) is called “Redes Informais de Comunicação: um Estudo de Caso em I&D” and, alongside Francisco Conrado, teaches the Master’s course unit called Internet and Social Media.

She is a member of several research assocations worldwide, such as IAMCR, ECREA, ICA and AEJMC (Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication).


  1. 2012


    Universidade do Minho: Braga, Portugal
  2. 2002


    Universidade do Minho: Braga, Portugal
  3. Dezembro 1996


    Universidade do Minho: Braga, Portugal

Experiência Profissional

  1. 2012-
    Professora Auxiliar
    Universidade do Minho: Braga, Portugal
  2. 2002-
    CECS - Universidade do Minho
  3. 2002-2012
    Assistente no Dept. de Ciências da Comunicação
    Universidade do Minho: Braga, Portugal
  4. 1997-2002
    Investigadora e Assistente Estagiária no Dept. Ciências da Comunicação
    CCHS - Universidad do Minho