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I am an astrophysicist working with galaxy formation and evolution, and trying to understand how galaxy clusters and proto-clusters formed. Here you will find information about my past and current works - and probably some useless curiosities about me. I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy - Durham University.

*Olá means hello in Portuguese

Galaxy Cluster MACS J0717.5+3745
me, myself and I
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Maxwell's equations in Edinburgh
City Observatory in Edinburgh
The Royal Observatory - Edinburgh
Teide Observatory in Canary Islands
Galaxy Clusters Winter School in Tenerife
Teide Observatory in Tenerife
Pico dos Dias Observatory - Brazil
Old Observatory - Leiden
Old Observatory - Leiden
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Latest News

✦ Aug 2023: Talk - The Asia-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting.

✧ Jun 2023: Started postdoc at Durham University.

✦ Jun 2023: Class - Galaxy clusters: an introduction.

✧ May 2023: Paper accepted! Intracluster light in the core of z~2 galaxy proto-clusters.

✦ Mar 2023: PhD viva. I am now a Doctor! 

✧ Feb 2023: Accepted an offer to work as a postdoctoral researcher at Durham University.

✦ Jan 2023: Talk - 241st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

✧ Nov 2022: Paper submitted. Intracluster light in the core of z∼2 galaxy proto-clusters.

✦ Nov 2022: Paper accepted! S-PLUS DR1 galaxy clusters and groups catalogue with PzWav.

✧ May 2022: Talk - Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian (Galaxy Cluster Group Meeting).

✦ Apr 2022: Talk - STScI Spring Symposium (Galaxy Clusters 2022: Challenging Our Cosmological

✧ Apr 2022: Paper submitted. S-PLUS Galaxy Cluster Catalogue using PzWav.

✦ Dec 2021: XXXII Canary Island Winter School (Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Clusters Across Cosmic Time).

✧ Dec 2021: Paper accepted! Satellite quenching was not important at z∼1: most quenching happened in
the infall region.

✦ Nov 2021: Panel - Science outreach in times of scientific denial.

✧ Oct 2021: Panel - What is the social role of scientists?

✦ Jul 2021: Talk -  EAS Annual Meeting.

✧ Jun 2021: Talk - ESO Galaxy Cluster Formation II.

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