Ana I. Melo

First name: 
Ana I.
Last name: 
Doctoral Degree
Degree title: 
PhD in Social Sciences (European PhD) in the area of performance management in higher education
Graduation year: 
University of Aveiro
University of Aveiro
Research interests: 
Performance measurement and management in public services, particularly in higher education; Public management and governance structures; Triple helix structures and other partnerships aimed at supporting economic development and innovation competence.
Biographical note: 
Ana I. Melo holds a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Aveiro (European PhD) and a BSc and a MSc Degree in Economics from the University of Coimbra. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Technology and Management from the University of Aveiro (ESTGA-UA), where she has been teaching subjects in the areas of management and economics, and a researcher at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES). Her current research interests lie in the areas of performance measurement and management in public services, public management and governance structures, and territorial innovation systems, with special emphasis on the role played by higher education institutions in development-oriented innovation. Her publications include articles in journals such as Public Management Review, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, European Planning Studies, Studies in Higher Education and Higher Education. She is also the co-author of chapters edited by Palgrave and Springer.
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CORDIS Keywords: 
Social and Economic concerns
Education, Training
Economic aspects
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Thursday, 25 October, 2018
Our visiting researcher Venkat Prakash presented yesterday, at the School of Engineering, Plymouth University, UK, his doctoral thesis entitled "Motivation to Conduct Research in a Rapidly Evolving Academic Environment: Study of Coimbatore’s Engineer...
Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

CIPES received FCT funding for the next three years to carry out the Know-Best project: Partnerships in Knowledge production: Beliefs, Strategies and Tensions.

The project (No. 29427 FCT) aims to assess the impact of the European Union's po...


Saturday, 07 April, 2018

Call for Proposals
Eair 40th Annual Forum Budapest 2018
26-29 August 2018
Competition, Cooperation and Complementarity in Higher Education

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Saturday, 07 April, 2018

Call for Proposals
CHER 31st Annual Conference
Differentiation and Integration in Higher Education: Patterns and Dynamics
National Research University Higher School of Economics