Research and development

Research and development

Research is one of our main focuses at CHRC, which aims to contribute to improving public and individual health. Through different teams, thematic lines and in a multidisciplinary environment, we intend to apply research to solving societal problems. 


COVID, Sleep, Health, Habits

DigiAdherence – supporting senior people at home

PrevOcupAI - Prevention of occupational disorders in public administration based on artificial intelligence



Afonso, S., Lopes, S. (2020) Differences in clinical characteristics and utilization of emergency department by high-frequency users. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 59(1):153–160. 


Aguiar, J., Ribeiro, M., et al. (2020) Awareness about barriers to medication adherence in cardiovascular patients and strategies used in clinical practice by Portuguese clinicians: a nationwide study. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 1-8. 10.  


Aline, J. Batalha, N. et al. (2020) Phase Angle from Bioelectric Impedance and Maturity-Related Factors in Adolescent Athletes: A Systematic Review. Sustainability. 12(12), 4806. 


Alves, J., Filipe, R., et al. (2020) Change in prevalence and social patterning of first- and second-hand smoking in Portugal: a repeated cross-sectional study (2005 and 2014). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(10):3594. 


Alves, R., Caneiras, C., et al. (2020) Medical electronic prescription for home respiratory care services (Pem-crd) at a Portuguese university tertiary care centre (2014–2018): a case study. Sustainability (Switzerland). 1;12(23):1-11. e9859. 


Amin, S., Dunn, A. G., & Laranjo, L. (2020) Exposure to e-cigarette information and advertising in social media and e-cigarette use in Australia: A mixed methods study. Drug and alcohol dependence, 213, 108112. 


Amin, S., Dunn, A. G., & Laranjo, L. (2020) Why do people start or stop using e‐cigarettes in Australia? A qualitative interview‐based study. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 


Amorim, R., Ferreira, R., et al. (2020) Early Weaning of People Undergoing Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: The Impact of Rehabilitation Nursing Interventions. In: García-Alonso J., Fonseca C. (eds) Gerontechnology. IWoG 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1185. 


Antão, H., S., Sacadura-Leite, E., et al. (2020) Workplace Violence in Healthcare: A Single-Center Study on Causes, Consequences and Prevention Strategies ASUVA Acta Médica portuguesa 33:  1.  31-37. 


Araújo-Martins, J., Brás-Geraldes, C., et al. (2020) The potential role of peak nasal inspiratory flow to evaluate active sinonasal inflammation and disease severity. Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher Group), 10(1).


Assunção, R., & Viegas, S. (2020). My...

Community Interventions

ENSP-NOVA launches project on caregivers of the elderly

The National School of Public Health at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa has released a questionnaire to understand the...