President of the Republic awards the Pessoa Prize to Elvira Fortunato

Despite a restricted ceremony due to Covid-19, Elvira Fortunato was awarded with the Pessoa Prize, recognized as the most important award in the area of Portuguese culture, by the President of the Republic. The award was then dedicated to “science and scientists, particularly those who share the same concerns and aspire to always do more and better”.

The full article and award speech can be accessed here.

Professor Elvira Fortunato for CARAS Magazine

CARAS Magazine interviewed Professor Elvira Fortunato in a special on sustainability. As one of the most recognised scientists in the world, Elvira Fortunato explains the importance of Science for Sustainability, stating “Awareness about sustainability has to be daily. Science is very important for us to come up with alternative and sustainable solutions.”

The full interview can be found here.