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João Graça

PhD in Psychology (Iscte – University Institute of Lisbon, 2016), currently collaborating in several projects at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa), Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).


His research interests include enabling transitions towards healthier and more sustainable consumption habits, with a main focus on food and eating.

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Mónica Truninger

PhD in Sociology from the University of Manchester (2005) and  Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa). Before joining the Institute, in 2008, Mónica took part in several research projects led by the Universities of Bangor (Wales), Surrey (England) and Cardiff (Wales).


Some of her main research interests include food safety, food freshness, poverty and food insecurity, and school meals.

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Cristina Godinho

PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology, Associate Researcher and Assistant Professor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Deputy Director of the National Program for the Promotion of Physical Activity of the Directorate-General of Health (Portugal).


Cristina Godinho’s research is focused on the change of health-related behaviours, namely, promoting healthy eating and physical activity.

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Markus Vinnari

PhD in Economic Sociology from the University of Turku, Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Tampere and in Environmental Biotechnology from the Technical University of Tampere.

Markus works as University Lecturer of Food Economics and Business Management in the University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management.  He is also Adjunct professor (Docent) of Economic Sociology in the University of Turku. His key interests include ecological economics, foresight, food policy, sustainable development, critical animal studies, meat consumption and vegetarianism (ethical, environmental and social aspects) and consumption.

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Lúcia Campos

Bachelor’s degree from Iscte – University Institute of Lisbon (2014), where she also obtained her Master’s degree in Social and Organizational Psychology (2016).

Lúcia has specialized in the topics of Psychology of Health and Social Psychology of Gender with her Master’s dissertation “Food as a way to convey masculinities: how conformity to hegemonic masculinity norms influences men's and women's food consumption”.

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David Guedes

Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology, University of Lisbon (FPUL, 2015). Currently, a PhD Candidate at Iscte - University Institute of Lisbon and Research Assistant at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa).


Some of his main research interests include the sensory and emotional determinants of food preference and choice.


Lisa Roque

Lisa has a PhD in Developmental Psychology (ISPA-Instituto Universitário, 2010) and is a Post-Doc researcher at the Centro de Investigação e Intervenção Social (CIS), ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.

Her main research interests focus on the psychobiological development of children and adolescentes, emotion regulation and attachment.

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