Cátia Figueiredo


Dr. Cátia Figueiredo is a marine biologist dedicated to researching climate change and chemical stressors’ impact on marine life, particularly considering Technology Critical Elements. She secured a Ph.D. by studying climate change and Rare Earth Elements’ effects on aquatic organisms. She won support from National Geographic as an early career research grant and now works at CIIMAR/IPMA, co-leading the EMINENT project investigating climate change, pollutants, and bivalve species interactions. With 22 publications, 3 book chapters, and an open science commitment, she presents an h-index of 9.