Air quality information

Real time ambient air pollutants concentration in Macao / Concentração dos poluentes atmosféricos em Macau

Talks and Seminars

Selected Talks, Lectures and Seminars 2017 Fluorinated Compounds in the Environment: routes and fate of biodegradation. By Prof. Paula Castro (UCP-ESB, Portugal) Paris Agreement: Challenges and International Regimes. By José Eduardo Martins, (Former Secretary of State for the Environment of Portugal) and Prof. Julien Chaisse ( Faculty of Law, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong) Blocking Inhibitory Neurons […]


BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 環境科學學士學位課程 This NEW degree will prepare you for a successful career in environment-related areas. As a professional, you will have the opportunity to contribute with solutions for the environmental challenges that the world is facing. The degree aims to respond to the worldwide growing demand for well-trained professionals in Environmental Sciences […]

Lab Technician/ Research Assistant Position in Biological Sciences “Noise&Hearing”

Applications are invited for a full-time lab technician/research assistant to work under the project “Listening to the Environment: Importance of Early Acoustic Experience on Hearing and Development in Zebrafish“ funded by FDCT/Macao (ref n. 036/2015/A1). Qualifications required: Suitable candidates are those with a background (Bachelor degree or equivalent) in one of the fields: Biology, Medicine, Biochemistry, […]

Latest projects

2016-2019. ZEBRASONIC- Listening to the Environment: Importance of Early Acoustic Experience on Development and Hearing in Zebrafish/ 聆听环境:斑马鱼早期听力及发育的声学体验重要性.

Participation in the Goldschmidt conference

Goldschmidt is the foremost annual, international conference on geochemistry and related subjects, organised by the European Association of Geochemistry and the Geochemical Society. Goldschmidt 2017 (Paris) August 13-18 New Geochemical Constraints on I-Type Granites of Macao: Petrogenesis and Geodynamic Implications Quelhas P, Mata J, Lou UT, Borges R, Ribeiro ML & Dias Á A Session 06D: CRUSTAL MELTS: FRACTIONATION MECHANISMS AND LINK WITH […]

Public Lecture – Dynamic Earth: the wonders of drifting continents

Dynamic Earth: the wonders of drifting continents By Dr. Fernando Ornelas Marques Thursday 27 April 2107 – 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. Venue: Speakers Hall and Science lab of the Institute for Science and Environment, Rua de Londres16, Macau SAR | 澳門外港新填海區倫敦街16號(環宇豪庭), Macau Target audience: earth scientists, university students, natural science teachers and students and general public. FREE Abstract: […]


Mesozoic magmatism of Macao and Hong Kong in the context of SE China geodynamics 澳門與香港的中生代岩漿作用 (含前往路環的野外行程) Date: 22nd April 2017 (Saturday) – Meeting and workshop + Field trip Venue: Speakers Hall and Science lab of the Institute for Science and Environment, Rua de Londres16, Macau SAR | 澳門外港新填海區倫敦街16號(環宇豪庭), Macau Organized by the Institute for Science […]

Participation in the AGU Fall Meeting 2016 (USA)

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall meeting in 12-16 December 2016 at the San Francisco, USA. Communication in the section: Volcanology Geochemistry and Petrology Section – Quelhas P M, Mata J,  Lou U T, Ribeiro M R and Dias A A (2016) Mesozoic Granitic Magmatism in Macao, Southeast China. AGU Fall meeting 12-16 December 2016, San Francisco. USA

Air quality information

Air pollution is contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the atmosphere. Household combustion devices, motor vehicles, industrial facilities and forest fires are common sources of air pollution. Pollutants of major public health concern include particulate matter (PM), carbon monoxide (CO), ozone […]

Participation in 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University Fukuoka, Japan 12–13 December 2015

The 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics: Abstract: Development of the vocal-auditory systems for social communication in a teleost fish Raquel O. Vasconcelos1, Paulo J. Fonseca2, M. Clara P. Amorim3, and Joseph A. Sisneros4 1Institute of Science and Environment, University of Saint Joseph, Macau S.A.R., People’s Republic of China. 2Departamento de Biologia Animal, […]

Sailing Talks 2015

A sailing trip around Macao was organised in October 2015 with students from our Master in Environmental Sciences and Management. A series of talks onboard about topics like environmental protection in Macao, sustainable architecture, the geological origin of the territory and biodiversity and coastal ecosystems conservation were given by USJ professors. You can check the […]

Upcoming events on Petrology and Geochemistry

AGU Fall meeting 2017 (New Orleans) AGU’s Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Fall Meeting brings together the entire Earth and space science community from across the globe for discussions of emerging trends and the latest research. The AGU Fall meeting will be in New Orleans, between 11-15 December, 2017. April 2, 2017 […]

Participation in the Third InterRidge Theoretical Institute, Sept. 25-27, 2015, Hangzhou, China

        InterRidge promotes interdisciplinary, international studies of oceanic spreading centers by creating a global research community, planning and coordinating new science programs that no single nation can achieve alone, exchanging scientific information, and sharing new technologies and facilities. InterRidge is dedicated to reaching out to the public, scientists and governments, and to […]

ISE.USJ in the News

News @ JORNAL DO CIDADÃO (2015年05月09日) (文化薈萃)地球最後樂土展揭秘深海: LINK     [/bscolumns]   @ REVISTA MACAU (2015/3/2) Geólogos juntos para perceber origens de Macau: Link