Ana Melro holds a PhD in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms, from the University of Aveiro and the University of Porto (2013). She has a post-doc in information and communication technologies, where she developed a research with communities of practice of social innovators and entrepreneurs. In 2007 finished her master’s degree in Sociology of Childhood, at University of Minho and the degree in Sociology in the same University, in 2004. Ana is member of DigiMedia since 2010. In 2017 she finished a post-doctoral research at the University of Aveiro, supported by an FCT grant, studying the implementation of communities of practice in a rural context. Her main research interests are cyberculture, innovative territories, new media and population development considering the use of technology.
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