Dr Margarida Sardo

Dr Margardia Sardo

Margarida is a Research Fellow in the Science Communication Unit. She is currently developing ideas for collaborative projects with academic and research staff in the Faculty of Environment and Technology.

Research, Practice and Projects

Margarida has a first degree in Biology and a PhD in Environmental Toxicology. In 2009 she moved into science communication, from a background in the natural sciences. Since joining the Science Communication Unit Margarida has worked as a researcher on a number of projects running within the Unit such as evaluating the Connected Communities Public Dialogue Activity, Negotiated Boundaries (funded by the British Academy) and Generic Venues (funded by the FCT, Portugal).

Margarida’s research interests include good practice in science communication, informal learning, generic venues in science communication, science contributions to environmental policy-making, evaluation methodologies and communication between different actors.


Margarida teaches occasionally on the MSc modules and supervises students.

Publication, Dissemination and Impact

Margarida has published in journals such as the International Journal of Science Education, Journal of Science Communication, Environmental Pollution and Human and Ecological Risk Assessment.

Most of her publications are available from the UWE Research Repository; see Margarida’s UWE staff profile for details.

Further information

UWE Staff Profile: Margarida Sardo

e-mail: margarida.sardo@uwe.ac.uk

telephone: +44(0)117 32 83517

social media: LinkedIn

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