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Maria Helena Nazaré
Maria Helena Nazaré was trained as a physicist, obtaining the Master degree, in 1972, from University of Lisbon, and the PhD at King’s College London, graduating in 1978. In 1986, she took up leadership of the research group in Spectroscopy of Semiconductors in the Department of Physics at the University of Aveiro. She has been Head of Department, between 1978 and 1980 and again between 1988 and 1990, Vice-President of the Scientific Council in 1990-91 and Vice-Rector of the University of Aveiro, a position held until 1998.
Rector of the University of Aveiro during the period of 2002 – 2010; she has been the chair of the Portuguese Rectors Conference Committee for research and knowledge - transference, and a Member of the Research Working Group of the European University Association. Member of the EUA Institutional Evaluation Pool, since 2004, she has participated in the evaluation of universities in Spain, Turkey, Palestine, Slovenia and (presently) in Kazakhstan. She has been appointed Vice-President of the EUA in 2009. She has also participated in OECD lead evaluations in Catalonia and Lombardy and ENQA evaluations in Galiza and Finland. Currently she is a member of the Portuguese National Education Council and Chair of its Higher Education Comission, Member of the Administration Board of Portugal Telecom, President of the Advisory Board of Fundação Galp Energia, President of the Portuguese Physics Society and President of European University Association.