João Graça

 PhD in Psychology (ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, 2016), currently, a Research Fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa), and Invited Assistant Professor at the School of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal (FCH-UCP).


His main interest is researching transitions towards healthier and more sustainable consumption habits, with a main focus on food and eating.

Mónica Truninger

PhD in Sociology from the University of Manchester (2005) and  Research Fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa). Before joining the Institute, in 2008, Mónica took part in several research projects led by the Universities of Bangor (Wales), Surrey (England) and Cardiff (Wales).


Some of her main research interests include food safety, food freshness, poverty and food insecurity, and school meals.

Cristina Godinho

PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology, currently a Post-Doc researcher at the Faculty of Human Kinetics of the University of Lisbon, member of the National Program for the Promotion of Physical Activity of the Directorate-General of Health (Portugal) and visiting professor of the Masters’ programme in Social and Health Psychology of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL).


Cristina Godinho’s research is focused on the change of health-related behaviours, namely, promoting healthy eating and physical activity.

Markus Vinnari

PhD in Economic Sociology from the University of Turku, Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Tampere and in Environmental Biotechnology from the Technical University of Tampere.

Markus works as University Lecturer of Food Economics and Business Management in the University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management.  He is also Adjunct professor (Docent) of Economic Sociology in the University of Turku. His key interests include ecological economics, foresight, food policy, sustainable development, critical animal studies, meat consumption and vegetarianism (ethical, environmental and social aspects) and consumption.

Lúcia Campos

Licenciada em Psicologia pelo ISCTE-IUL (2014), tendo também aí concluído o mestrado em Psicologia Social e Organizacional (2016).


Especializou-se nas áreas de Psicologia da Saúde e Psicologia Social do Género, com a dissertação “Food as a way to convey masculinities: how conformity to hegemonic masculinity norms influences men's and women's food consumption”. 

David Guedes

Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology, University of Lisbon (FPUL, 2015). Currently, a Research Assistant at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa).


Some of his main research interests include the psychological determinants of food preference and choice, with special emphasis on emotion.

Lisa Roque

Lisa has a PhD in Developmental Psychology (ISPA-Instituto Universitário, 2010) and is a Post-Doc researcher at the Centro de Investigação e Intervenção Social (CIS), ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.

Her main research interests focus on the psychobiological development of children and adolescentes, emotion regulation and attachment.