Sónia Cardoso

Biographical note

Sónia Cardoso has a degree and a master’s degree in Sociology from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra and a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Aveiro. Her professional experience is limited to scientific research, which has been carried out in the field of higher education. In this context, she has, for the last 15 years, participated in several funded scientific projects, both national and international, as well as published in essentially international, indexed and peer-reviewed publications. Although with relevant scientific production within the scope of the quality of higher education, it also includes diverse topics, including students, academics, and the academic profession, gender issues in academia, access, internationalization, employability, and, more recently, doctoral education.

Areas of academic and scientific interest

  • Higher education
  • Higher education Policies
  • Institutional and Organisational Analysis, including institutional structures, processes, practices, and actors (especially students and academics), with a more recent emphasis on doctoral education.