Research Areas

ui&de was created with the mission of developing research in the field of nursing, health and education, around the subject “Caring for and empowering through Life”. Its hosting institution – ESEL- is amongst the most qualified public Nursing schools in promoting a comprehensive training project and in the creation of a development model based on educational research and innovation. Ui&de supports the Doctoral Program in nursing at UL (organized with the collaboration of ESEL) and integrate PhD students in its research areas.
ui&de is organized in research areas aligned to health key priorities identified in Portugal and Europe 2020 and 20-30 agenda, namely: the main public health problems, the societal challenges to quality education and the reduction of inequalities.