• Research Assistant positions
    Research Assistant positions

    Opening of two positions of Research Assistant (Investigador Auxiliar) at the Centre of Physics of the University of Minho, in the the following areas:

    - Theoretical Physics of Low-Dimensional Materials

    - Medical and Biological Physics (in cooperation with the Centre of Molecular and Applied Biology) 




    The Centro de Física das Universidades do Minho e do Porto (CF-UM-UP) began in 2014 and comprises the Centro de Física da Universidade do Minho (CFUM) and the Centro de Física do Porto (CFP), two formerly existing research units, recognised and evaluated by the FCT...

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  • CFUM

    CFUM was founded in 1994 and recognized by the FCT in 2003, as a research unit with a multi-disciplinary scientific profile, encompassing both theoretical research and modelling and experimental research and development activities. CFUM is strongly involved in interdisciplinary R&D activities and the team includes Physicists, Materials Scientists, Mathematicians, and specialists in Optics (including that of human eye) and Optometry.

  • CFUM

    CFUM is strongly involved in interdisciplinary research and runs joint research projects with colleagues in Chemistry and Biology as well as with several research centres of the School of Engineering.

  • CFP

    CFP is a relatively small research centre based at the Department of Physics of the School of Sciences of Porto University. It is fully devoted to research in theoretical physics, in the broad area of Quantum Physics and Fields in High Energy and Condensed Matter, exploring synergies between theorists of different fields. It was founded in 1994 and recognised by the FCT in 1997.


  • Science

    Highlighted undergraduate students' projects at CF-UM-UP

    Our student Tiago Vieira de Castro Martins Antão, completing his BSc in Physics, supervised by Nuno Peres, is one of three winners of the University of Minho Award for the best undergraduate student's research projects, "Prémio UMinho de Iniciação na Investigação Científica".
    Rui Jorge Pinto Dias, presently working for MSc in Physics, supervised by Ricardo Ribeiro, was among the finalists in this contest.