Ciências da Educação - Agregação em Psicologia da Aprendizagem no Ensino Superior
Universidade do Porto - Universidade do Minho
Students academic success and integration process;
Access and Equity;
Comparative analyses of policies systems;
Students choices and mobility;
Academic satisfaction and engagement.
Diana da Silva Dias is full professor at Universidade Lusofona and Senior Researcher at CIPES - Center for Research in Higher Education Policies.
With an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a postgraduate diploma in Career Management, she holds a PhD in Educational Sciences from University of Porto. Her doctoral thesis covering the topic of academic integration in higher education and the result of her work experience, not only the academic, but also the researcher in education policies. Admission as tenured professor in the fields of Learning Psicology at Universidade do Minho (2016) and in Management at Universidade Europeia (2022).
Besides her experience in international projects, she took along her career several positions of academic, scientific and pedagogical coordination. She was Vice-rector for research, quality and academic development at Universidade Europeia I Laureate International Universities and she was also the European Representative in Laureate Research Council (Miami, FL-USA). As consultant for higher education quality, she works with A3ES, EUA, UNESCO and OECD.
Nowadays she occupies the position of Dean of the Faculty of Economic, Social and Business Sciences (Oporto Lusofona University) and of the Faculty of School of Economics and Organizations (Lisbon Lusofona University).
Social and Economic concerns