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He has a degree in Biology-Geology (teaching), a Master in Astronomy Teaching and a Ph.D. in Teaching and Dissemination of Sciences, all from the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto. He is a middle and high school teacher but in the recent years was deployed to Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto: Porto Planetarium – Ciência Viva Center. Furthermore, he is an author of textbooks on Natural Sciences, teacher trainer (initial and continuing training programs). More recently, a researcher at the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço. His research areas of interest are citizen science, science education and communication, professional development, and pedagogic practice for elementary, middle, and high school grades.