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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Monday, 11 March, 2019

Teresa Carvalho and Ana Isabel Melo have presented the paper "Teaching and Research Balance in Portuguese Academia: Is it Still Possible to Differentiate between Teaching and Research Institutions?...

Saturday, 05 January, 2019

CIPES researcher Diana Dias has just published the book "Psicologia da Aprendizagem. Paradigmas, Motivações e Dificuldades" [Learning Psychology: Paradigms, Motivations and Difficulties] (Sílabo Ed...


Tuesday, 07 May, 2019
The EAIR 41st Annual Forum will take place at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, on August 25-28, 2019. The topic of the conference is "Responsibility of Higher Education Systems: What? Why? H...
Tuesday, 07 May, 2019
The 32nd CHER conference will take place at the University of Kassel, August 28-30, and will be organised by INCHER-Kassel. The topic of the conference is "Theories and Methods in Higher Education Re...