Inês Campos is a social scientist, graduated in Communication Studies, with an MSc in Political Science and International Relations, and a PhD in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies, in the specialty of Sociology. Her PHD research focused on addressing innovative approaches and developing frameworks build upon a convergence of methodologies from interdisciplinary research fields, with a particular attention to the role of action-research, scenario methods and new governance designs for promoting collective action towards sustainable development. For the past four years, she has been a project manager and coordinated empirical research on bottom-up climate change adaptation case studies in Portugal, developing and applying qualitative and quantitative participatory approaches. Until 2011, she coordinated the UN Millennium Campaign in Portugal, working directly with a number of non-governmental organisations in promoting inclusive and sustainable societal change.
Campos, I., Guerra, J., Gomes, J.F., Schmidt, L., Alves, F., Vizinho, A. & Penha-Lopes, G. (2017) Understanding climate change policy and action in Portuguese municipalities: a survey.Land Use Policy, 62, 68-78. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.12.015 (IF2017 3.194; Q1 Environmental Studies)
Campos, I., Vizinho, A., Truninger, M. & Penha-Lopes, G. (2016) Converging for deterring land abandonment: a systematization of experiences of a rural grassroots innovation.Community Development Journal, 51(4), 552-570. DOI:10.1093/cdj/bsv051 (IF2016 0,685; Q3 Planning & Development)
Campos, I., Vizinho, A., Coelho, C., Alves, F., Truninger, M., Pereira, C., Santos, F.D. & Penha-Lopes, G. (2016) Participation, scenarios and pathways in long-term planning for climate change adaptation.Planning Theory & Practice, 17(4), 537-556. DOI:10.1080/14649357.2016.1215511 (IF2015 0,95; Q1 Geography, Planning and Development)