Baracat, Amélia Barbosa
Science Administrator (Pre-Post Award)
Portuguese (mother tongue), English (fluent), Spanish (working)
- MSc & PGDipDevMgmt (Open), 2006
- PG Cert., Managing Customer and Client Relations and Accounting for Managers, Open University Business School (1998-2000)
- BA (Hons, 2.1), History of Western Philosophy and Science, Kingston Univ., 1991
Working within the office of the Science Directorate, my role as Science Administrator (Pre-Post Award) involves regular communication with Principal Investigators and Finance colleagues to support the effective financial management of Kew’s Science projects. This includes regular reviews of Kew’s science research projects to monitor progress against milestones and ensure compliance against the contractual terms and conditions of their funders. I provide oversight of Kew’s portfolio of science research projects for the Science Directorate and my other responsibilities include providing financial and administrative support to Kew’s Senior Science Research Officer on grant applications, and contributing award information and advice on funding opportunities.
Mattos, P.P., Braz, E.M., Domene, V.D., Sampaio, E.V.S.B., Gasson, P., Pareyn, F.G.C., Alvarez, I.A., Baracat, A., Araújo, E.L., 2015. Climate-tree growth relationships of Mimosa tenuiflora in seasonally dry tropical forest, Brazil. Cerne 21(1) ms 1460.
Pareyn, F., Milliken, W., Baracat, A., Gariglio, M. A., Santos, E. M., Galindo, R. C. A. P., Gasson, P., Gallindo, F. A. T., Hassett, D. M. (2013). Cuidando da Caatinga. Associação Plantas do Nordeste (APNE) & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Sampaio, E., Gasson, P., Baracat, A., Cutler, D. & Pareyn F. (2010). Biomass estimation of plants from the caatinga. Forest Ecology & Management.
Milliken, W. & Baracat, A. (2007). Kew Latin America Research Fellowships Programme Review 1998-2007 Available online
Pareyn, F. G. C., Gasson, P., Cutler D., Figueiroa, J. M. & Baracat, A. (2007). Manejo sustentado da Vegetação Lenhosa da Caatinga Available online