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  • 2016/7/15 Admission Period is open for 2016/17 e-Planning Doctoral Program candidates In particular for the U. Aveiro, the deadline is 12 August. Interested students can aply on-line at paco.ua.pt/Candidaturas

  • 2015/10/15 e-Planning School Year Opening The e-Planning Doctoral Program began its 2015/2016 school year, with registered new students and normal functioning of course classes.

  • 2015/07/03 Took place at FC-UL the PhD Thesis Defense of e-Planning doctoral student Tania Fonseca, "e-Literacy, schools and municipalities towards a common goal: e-citizenship". A demanding Jury, with faculty from education sciences, statistics, e-planning, computer eng. urban planning and political sociology, questioned thoroughly this truly multidisciplinary thesis research. Tania Fonseca was up to the difficult challenge and was awarded the Joint Degree of PhD in e-Planning, by the University of Lisbon, the New University of Lisbon and the University of Aveiro. The thesis advisor and co-advisor were, respectively, Professors Pedro Ferraz de Abreu and John Potter. Our congratulations to Tania. [Tania with Juri] [Tania with Advisor and co-Advisor ]

  • 2015/05/27 The Oficial agency A3Es certifies the new edition of the Joint PhD Program on e-Planning for the maximum term stipulated in regulation : 6 years

  • 2014/05/03 Oficial agency A3Es certifies the new edition of the Joint PhD Program on e-Planning for the school year 2014/2015

  • 2012/07/31 Circular from the Science Committee of the Joint PhD Program on e-Planning concerning the school year 2012/2013 (pt)

  • 2012/05/04 e-Planning project award: The project presented at the "International e-Planning Workshop 2012" by Manon Richerme, "Urban sustainable street furniture integrating campus's information", was awarded as one of the 3 best sustainable proposals of the national Challenge GreenTic campus (out of 26 proposals from French students). Manon graduated from the Institut Français d'Urbanisme (U. Paris, France), is a member of JINU - Junior conseil pour l'Innovation Urbaine, and collaborates with CITIDEP-France.

  • 2012/04/23 Internacional e-Planning Workshop 2012, 10h30 - 19h30, at Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande, Lisboa), with the participation of U. Paris - Institut Français d'Urbanisme, Unicamp (Brasil), MIT - Dept. Urban Studies and Planning (USA), U. Madrid, and several portuguese Universities (UA, UNL, UL, UTL), hosted by the Deans of ISCSP-UTL e FC-UL. [Program].

  • 2011/12/14 e-Planning Forum 2011, 14h00 - 19h30, at FLAD (Luso-American Foundation for Development), R. Sacramento a Lapa, Lisboa, with the presence of Vice-Presidents and Department Heads from the 4 Universities (UA, UNL, UL, UTL) [Program].

  • 2011/09/18 Grants for ePlanning PhD students, To this date, the following ePlanning PhD students obtained full Grants from FCT-MCES : Francesca Savoldi, Italy (ISCSP-UTL); Paulo Baptista, Portugal (UA); Lanka Horstink, Holland (ISCSP-UTL); Tania Fonseca, Portugal-Açores (ISCSP-UTL). Our congratulations to the grantees.

  • 2011/07/12 ePlanning Joint Reviews MIT-Portugal, Took place by 18h30 at LabTec ePlanning / ISCSP-UTL, the PhD student presentations of their projects for the "core" course (mandatory) ePlanning Living Lab , for the first time as a "Joint Review" with MIT-DUSP, with Profs. Michael Flaxman (MIT) and Pedro Ferraz de Abreu (UTL), with the process followed by the Associate Head of the Dept. Urban Studies and Plannng at MIT.

  • 2010/11/17 e-Planning Forum 2010, 14h00 - 19h30, at FLAD (Luso-American Foundation for Development), R. Sacramento a Lapa, Lisboa, with the presence of Vice-Presidents and Department Heads from the 4 Universities (UA, UNL, UL, UTL) [Program].

  • 2009/10/01It was presented the Joint Phd on e-Planning (18h00, FCSH-UNL, Av. Berna, Lisboa), with the presence of Vice-Presidents, Deans and Department Heads from the 4 Universities (UA, UNL, UL, UTL), and the intervention of the Associated Head of the Dept. Urban Studies and Planning of MIT . Many PhD students and faculty attended the event.

  • 2009/03/16 DGES (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Portugal) accepted the registration of the new e-Planning joint PhD Program offered by 4 Universities (UL, UNL, UTL, UA). Interested students may now apply for next school year 2009/2010.

  • 2009/01/16 It was submitted for registration at the DGES (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Portugal) the form with the new e-Planning joint PhD Program (UL, UNL, UTL, UA), signed by the Science Council Chairs of all proponent Institutes within the 4 Universities.

  • 2008/12/18 The proposal for the Joint PhD Program on e-Planning (UL, UNL, UTL, UA) was already approved in all Departments, Institutes, Colleges, Senates and Presidencies of all the proponent Universitites.

  • 2008/03/27 Took place the International Colloquium on e-Planning

  • 2008/03/18 Approved by the Ministry the e-Planning PhD at ISCSP-UTL [Despacho de Adequação a Bolonha ]

  • 2008/02/23 Article on "Expresso" about e-Planning for MIT-Portugal initiative

  • 2007/12/17 PhD on e-Planning approved at ISCSP-UTL

  • 2007/05/15 Presented by FC-UL the first draft (PAA) of a proposal towards a joint PhD on e-Planning

  • 2007/05/01 Created the CITIDEP LabTec Team for the Network of Laboratories of Technology for Social Sciences

  • 2006/10/01 Article on "Expresso" about e-Planning for MIT-Portugal initiative

  • 2006/08/01 MIT Assessment Report (sel. on e-Planning)

  • 2006/06/15 Release 2 of the Proposal "Towards e-Planning for MIT-Portugal"

  • 2006/05/20 Release 1 of the Proposal "Towards e-Planning for MIT-Portugal"

  • 2006/05/17 MIT-DUSP statements in support of e-Planning for MIT-Portugal

  • 2006/04/01 First memorandum (PFA) proposing e-Planning for MIT-Portugal

  • 2003/09/01 First e-Planning Seminar (PFA) at MIT-DUSP