Curriculum Vitae

Unit of Chemical and Radiopharmaceutical Sciences


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Name: Dulce
Surnames: Russo Franco
Born: 03-01-1979, Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone: +351-21 994 6169
Fax: +351-21 994 6185
E-mail: dulcef(@itn.pt)


Education

  • Graduation running in Environmental Engineer at Lusófona University, Lisbon, Portugal.

Professional Employment Career

Fellowships and Training

  • 03/07/2006-21/07/2006 – Trainning course at University of Salamanca, Spain: "Caracterização tecnológica de argilas especiais".
  • 10/10/2005-22/10/2005 – Trainning course at University of Huelva, Spain: "Métodos de caracterização de argilas e tratamento de dados".
  • 1999-2001 – Training course at ITN, Sacavém, Portugal: "Técnicos especializados de laboratório". Program: "Reforço de Competências em Protecção e Segurança Radiológica Nuclear”

Main Scientific Areas of Research:

  • Geochemistry, mineralogy and technological characterization of clays (and other geological materials) and ceramics.
  • Development of new techniques of the neutron activation analysis method.
  • Environment - distribution and behaviour of trace and major elements in river sediments, aiming the evaluation of anthropogenic inputs.
  • Chemical, mineralogical and technological characterization of clays.
  • Luminescence dating of archaeological and geological materials.

Selected Publications

  • M.I. PRUDÊNCIO, R. MARQUES, L. REBÊLO, G.T. COOK, G.O. CARDOSO, P. NAYSMITH, S.P.H.T. FREEMAN, D. FRANCO, P. BRITO, M.I. DIAS, Radiocarbon and blue optically stimulated luminescence chronologies of the Oitavos consolidated dune (western Portugal). Radiocarbon (in press).

Scientific Communications

  • M. I. DIAS, M. A. GOUVEIA, R. MARQUES, D. FRANCO, M. I. PRUDÊNCIO. The making of pots: trace elements fingerprinting ceramic provenance. XV Congress International Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences. Lisboa, 4-9 Setembro de 2006.
  • M.I. PRUDÊNCIO, R. MARQUES, L. REBÊLO, G. COOK, G. O. CARDOSO, P. NAYSMITH, S.P.H.T. FREEMAN, D. FRANCO, P. BRITO, M.I. DIAS. Radiocarbon chronology of the Oitavos consolidated dune (Western Portugal). 19th International Radiocarbon Conference. Oxford, 3-7 Abril de 2006.
  • M. ISABEL PRUDÊNCIO, M. I. DIAS, R. MARQUES, D. FRANCO, M. A. GOUVEIA. O Bromo como Indicador Geoquímico do Uso de Cerâmicas Arqueológicas. VI Congresso Ibérico de Arqueometria. Girona, 16-19 Novembro de 2005.