Open Position


Type of Position: Research Fellowship (Bolsa de Investigação)

Type of Contract: Research grant

Duration: 3 Months

Limit to reply: 2021-Mar-16


The major research goals for this grant are the following: 1. conduct a comprehensive exploratory analysis of medical emergencies in continental Portugal over the past few years, with particular focus on: (1) the distribution of the prevalence of emergencies by type and severity and (2) in the distribution of emergency response with a focus on service, dispatch and arrival times; 2. discover discriminative patterns of emergency prevalence by region; 3. incorporate meteorological and calendar information in the discovery process; 4. validate the discovered patterns according to their statistical significance, relevance and discriminative power; 5. develop associative forecasting models based on the patterns discovered; 6. extend the discovery of discriminative patterns to study the adequacy of emergency responses.


Vasco Miguel Gomes Nunes Manquinho



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