Research Ethics Committee

Politécnico de leiria

Research Ethics Committe

The Ethics Committee of the Politécnico de Leiria, established in 2016 (Regulation No. 689/2016), is a functional unit of an advisory and independent nature, which aims to ensure the observance and promotion of standards of integrity, honesty and ethical quality within the activities developed at the Politécnico de Leiria in the areas of teaching, scientific research and the provision of services to the community.

The Ethics Committee consists of ten members, one president and nine members, appointed by the President of the Politécnico de Leiria.

The Ethics Committee meets ordinarily in plenary session upon convocation by its president, four times a year, on the last Wednesday of the months of January, April, June and October, whereby, in each meeting, the requests submitted up to the last day of the month prior to the month of the meeting will be analysed.


  • Catarina Frade Mangas
  • Eugénio Pereira Lucas (Vice-president)
  • Inês Paulo Cordeiro Brasão
  • José Carlos Laranjo Marques
  • Maria da Saudade de Oliveira Custódio Lopes
  • Maria dos Anjos Coelho Rodrigues Dixe (President)
  • Maria Pedro Sucena Guarino
  • Rui Miguel Barreiros Rúben
  • Susana Luísa da Custódia Machado Mendes
  • Teresa Maria Coelho Baptista


To submit a request internal to Politécnico de Leiria, download:


And send it by email to

To submit a request external to Politécnico de Leiria, download:


 And send it by email to

Documents (available in Portuguese)