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Steering Committee

The steering committee is responsible for the overall coordination of the PTRN activity and strategy.

Local Nodes
University of Porto

Research Integrity, i3s, University of Porto

Open Science Working Group, Center for Psychology, University of Porto

University of Lisbon

Instituto de Saúde Ambiental, Faculdade de Medicina, University of Lisbon

Universidade Fernando Pessoa
Member Institutions


Dr. Susana Magalhães

Phone: +351 22 557 0702


Dr. Susana Magalhães

Phone: +351 22 557 0702

Founding Members
Anna Olsson

Anna Olsson is a researcher in animal behaviour and welfare and animal research ethics at i3S, University of Porto.

She leads the Laboratory Animal Science group.

She teaches research ethics/integrity in PhD programs, is co-founder of the Portuguese Reproducibility Network, leads the Portuguese team in the H2020 project INTEGRITY and is an advocate for Open Science in applied ethology and animal welfare research.

Alessandra Souza

Alessandra Souza is a researcher in human cognition at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences (FPCE), University of Porto.

She is a member of the Open Science Group at the Center for Psychology. She has been engaged in open science initiatives since 2015.

She is co-founder of the Portuguese Reproducibility Network, and is an advocate for Open Science in all fields of Psychology.

Maria Alexandra Ribeiro
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Maria Alexandra Ribeiro is a Professor at NOVA Medical School, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, especially dedicated to teaching ethics, bioethics and research ethics. She is the President of the Ethics Committee for Clinical Research (CEIC) and member of the board of the European Network of Ethics Committees (EUREC). She was a researcher in neurosciences and was dedicated to animal research. His main interests are related with neurosciences, ethics, bioethics, clinical research and scientific integrity.

Susana Magalhães

Susana Magalhães is the Head of the Unit for Responsible Conduct in Research at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health of the University of Porto (i3S).
She is a Lecturer at University Fernando Pessoa and an invited Lecturer at the Portuguese Catholic University, where she has been the Scientific Coordinator of the Narrative Medicine Course between 2017 and 2021.
She is a Certified Virt2UETrainer and she has been coordinating the Group of Study and Reflection on Narrative Medicine (Grupo de Estudos e Reflexão em Medicina Narrativa -- GERMEN) since February 2018.

Nuno Franco
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Nuno Henrique Franco is a researcher at the i3S, University of Porto, studying laboratory animal welfare, animal research ethics, and scientific quality, as well as the impact of education in these fields. He organizes courses and teaches experimental design and reproducibility, both in Portugal and abroad, and co-leads a FCT project promoting evidence-based veterinary practice - EviEdVet.

Pedro Ramos

Pedro Ramos is an early-stage researcher at i3S currently doing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences at ICBAS under the European project IMGENE with the aim to study the social and ethical challenges of genome editing in the context of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). He is also a trainer in RRI and an advocate of Open Science and Public Engagement in quantitative and qualitative research.

Pedro Príncipe

Pedro Príncipe is Information Specialist, currently Head of the Scientific Information Management, Repositories and Open Science Division at University of Minho Documentation and Libraries Services. He coordinates the participation of UMinho in several Open Science European Projects such as OpenAIRE, EOSC future, FAIRsFAIR, ON-MERRIT.

Eloi Rodrigues
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