Adão Flores and Elsa Pereira, CinTurs researchers, have been awarded the Emerald Literati Award 2018 for Outstanding Author Contribution.

The chapter Entrepreneurial Ecosystems was published in Knowledge Transfer to and within Tourism (Bridging Tourism Theory and Practice, Volume 8), Emerald Publishing Limited. 

Since 2010, the Outstanding Author Contribution Awards have been rewarding authors who have contributed something new or of significant value to the body of knowledge, either in terms of approach or subject matter.

Congratulations to the authors for having their work recognized.



The article Depression and quality of life in older adults: Mediation effect of sleep quality published in the International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, was nominated and obtained the second place in the Atlas Elsevier awards. Each month the Atlas Advisory Board are sent a selection of 10 articles to choose their winning Atlas article. The articles are shortlisted by Elsevier from across journal portfolios based on their potential social impact.

Congratulations to Saul Neves de Jesus, João Viseu and Rita B. Domingues, CinTurs researchers and co-authors of the paper, for having their work recognized.


João Guerreiro, full professor of the University of Algarve and CinTurs researcher, was distinguished with a Scientific Merit Medal. The medal was presented by the Prime Minister, Dr. António Costa, during the event Ciência 2018 and aims to honour the important work developed by scientists. Article (in Portuguese). 


«ShapeTourism - New shape and drives for the tourism sector: supporting decision, integrating plans and ensuring sustainability», interview to Luís Nobre Pereira, UAlg coordinator of the project. Audio (in Portuguese).


«There is a change in the tourist that visits us», interview to Alexandra Rodrigues Gonçalves, regional Director of Culture of the Algarve and researcher of the University of the Algarve. Video (in Portuguese).


Invitation to submit to Land Special Issue: Landscape Urbanism and Green Infrastructure, Guest Editor Thomas Panagopoulos. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2018. More info

Land (ISSN 2073-445X) is an international and cross disciplinary open access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system science and landscape, etc, published quarterly online by MDPI. Land is affiliated to International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) and indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and Scopus.