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22 Years of Experience
ABOUT US

Funded since 2004

UICISA: E is internationally recognized for its contributions to the development of nursing and health sciences, specifically in the areas of experimental and applied research in health technologies, evidence-based practice, mental health promotion, active and healthy aging, and pedagogical innovation.

  • 400

    Projects

  • 100

    Researchers

Mission

To develop R&D activities in the field of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, at an interdisciplinary and international level, with the aim of providing a sustainable and socially responsible response to complex problems related to health promotion, disease prevention, care for people with diseases, and end-of-life care, towards integrated people-centered care.

Main objectives

  1. To advance and apply scientific knowledge in nursing and allied health sciences, mainly in co-creation with citizens, aligned with UICISA: E’s priority health research topics, through national and international collaboration, to promote evidence-based nursing care;
  2. To promote researchers’ training, from initiation to advanced research;
  3. To promote a scientific and technological culture and citizen science, and to carry out actions of special relevance to society in order to generate responsible research and innovation, contributing to health promotion, scientific literacy, and regional wealth;
  4. To conduct applied research and technological innovations in healthcare aimed at delivering innovative products and improving existing technologies in healthcare to improve health outcomes;
  5. To disseminate scientific knowledge.

Timeline

Suficiente - Avaliação de Unidades I&D 2002 pela FCT

A UICISA: dE acedeu a financiamento base UID/649/2002. “Strengh of this group is its apparent interest in identifying the relationship of complex sets of variables to the health outcomes of different populations” e “Collaborative efforts with national and international networks are appropriate.” (2004)

Suficiente - Avaliação de Unidades I&D 2002/2003 pela FC

A UICISA: dE acedeu a financiamento base POCTI/0742/2004. “…This is an ambitious and exciting undertaking from a group that is proceeding impressively to develop the potential for being an important research centre…” (2004)

Bom - Avaliação de Unidades I&D 2007 pela FCT

A UICISA: dE acedeu a financiamento base 0742. “…this Unit is young and active, and continues its dynamic development with many notable achievements. They also provide important resources for the development of nursing science in the country…” (2008)

Bom - Avaliação de Unidades I&D 2011 pela FCT

A UICISA: dE acedeu a financiamento base PEst-OE/SAU/UI0742/2011.\"The proposed scientific objectives were well exceeded in every single aspect. The project contributed to the training of young researchers and the international projection of the team involved.\" (2013)

Bom - Avaliação de Unidades I&D 2011 pela FCT

A UICISA: E acedeu a financiamento base PEst-OE/SAU/UI0742/2011. The proposed scientific objectives were well exceeded in every single aspect. The project contributed to the training of young researchers and the international projection of the team involved." (2013)

Muito bom - Avaliação de Unidades I&D 2017/2018 pela FCT

A UICISA: E acedeu a financiamento base [UIDB/00742/2020] e programático [UIDP/00742/2020] e a 7 bolsas de doutoramento. O painel de avaliação destacou: "The strategy and plan of activities to achieve their overall objectives for 2018-2022 is impressive." e "this Unit is a very good example of what working collaboratively across nursing can do to improve research culture." (2019).