Azorean Biodiversity Group (GBA-cE3c) cE3c - Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes
In 2015 the Azorean Biodiversity Group was recognized by the University of the Azores as a regional Research Centre. At a national level, Azorean Biodiversity Group is a regional sub-group of the CENTRE FOR ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES (cE3c), based in Lisbon and awarded with the Classification of EXCELLENT by FCT in July of 2019.
cE3c’s main objective is to perform research that addresses societal challenges in ecology, evolution and the environment, the three Es in the centre’s name, for the 2015-2020 period covering the EU 2020 Horizon.
The Azorean Biodiversity Group is subdivided in two main groups with specific objectives, the “Island Biodiversity, Biogeography & Conservation – IBBC” and the “Island Environmental Risks & Society – IERS”.