Landscape architect and agronomist licensed from Instituto Superior de Agronomia (1982). Phd in Sciences Applied to the Environment, University of Aveiro (1992). Teresa has teached at the University for 30 years. Firstly at Instituto Superior de Agronomia and from 1987 at the University of Aveiro, teaching Regional and Urban planning. Between 2002 and 2004, Teresa has teached landscape architecture at the Sciences Faculty, University of Oporto. Currently she works as a landscape architecture consultant. She is a member of the Portuguese national council for the sustainable development and the environment, as well as a Portuguese expert at the permanent heritage UNESCO commission.
João Barreiros is a full Professor at the Faculty of Human Motricity of the University of Lisbon. He researches the processes of learning and controlling human movement, under the perspective of a long-life development, privileging the relationships between perception and action organization.
He is currently vice-rector of the University of Lisbon.
Since 2009 she is Executive Committee Member of the European Chapter of Landscape Ecology (IALE-Europe).