The LabOr – Laboratory of Ornithology is included in the Ecosystem Functioning and Conservation Research Group  of Mediterranean Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (ICAAM). This institutional background induces LabOr to undertake scientific & educational actions and services regarding the birds of Portugal and the Mediterranean,  in the areas of Ornithology and Conservation Biology.

Major goals of the LabOr include:

  1. R&TD projects and services
  2. Teaching and training activities conducted at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including master and doctoral thesis)
  3. Short plans carried out in 1st and 2nd Cycle Courses according to the Bologna Process
  4. Diffusion of scientific activities regarding the study of birds
  5. Production of educational outreach elements

The LabOr is a Qualified Entity (qualification code: 1757) by the Ministry of Economics & Innovation on the scope of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF/QREN).
This qualification allows LabOr to offer its services of Research, Development and Innovation to the business fabric (SMEs) in the area of Sciences and Technologies of the Environment.