Cátia Rijo has a PhD in Design from the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon, master’s in graphic design and a Degree in Visual Design both from IADE.
In 2016 founded DESIGNLAB4U, professional laboratory that immerse the students in real pedagogical work, offering the opportunity to collaborate with real projects, with a community projection, generated in an immersive context of learning, as well as the development of cultural and social enrichment activities.
She is currently Assistant Professor at Education School of Lisbon Polytechnic, where she coordinates and teaches curricular unities related to Design and she is member of the coordination team of the Visual Artes and technologies degree in the same institution.
She is coordinator of the research line in Arts and Design at the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Studies of Education School of Lisbon and research member at CIAUD.
She regularly publishes national and international articles in specialized journals and frequently participates in international and national conferences. She is a member of the scientific committee in several scientific journals and conferences, she is supervisor of master´s and doctoral thesis and is regularly invited to participate in master’s and doctoral juries.
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