Susana Cruz Barreto

Susana Barreto is a design educator and researcher. Susana is a professor in design at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto where she is currently in the coordinating team of two research projects, Wisdom Transfer: towards the scientific inscription of individual legacies in contexts of retirement from art and design higher education and research, and Anti-Amnesia: Design research as an agent for narrative and material regeneration and reinvention of vanishing Portuguese manufacturing cultures and techniques. Susana’s research interests are focused around the role of culture in graphic communication, cross-cultural design, image globalization, visual methods and design ethics.

Current positions

  • Professor Auxiliar Convidado FBAUP

PhD Details

  • Title Global Design and its Ethical Implications: An Interpretative Analysis of Global Images
  • Field Cross-Cultural Design
  • Year 2008

Research Groups

Publications

Books
  • Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C., Alvelos, H. (eds.) (2021) Threads of a Legacy: towards a pedagogical heritage in art and design – the Porto School of Fine Arts, 1956-1984. Porto: ID+ / Unexpected Media Lab. Link
Book chapters
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Martins, N., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Lima, C. (2020). The Rise of Communication Design in Portugal: An Overview of the Higher Education Teaching Methodologies. In: Nazir, T. Ahram & W. Karwowski (eds), Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences. AHFE 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1211. Springer, Cham. Link
  • Martins N., Barreto S., Penedos-Santiago E., Lima, C., & Calado I. (2020). The Infographic Process of Synthesizing Complex Information About the Individual Legacies of Retired Teachers and Researchers in Art and Design. In S. Nazir, T. Ahram & W. Karwowski (eds), Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences. AHFE 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1211. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50896-8_6 Link
  • Martins N., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C., & Quintela, M. (2020). E-learning as a Strategic Solution for the Preservation and Revitalization of Disappearing Industrial Cultures in Portugal. In S. Nazir, T. Ahram & W. Karwowski (eds), Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences. AHFE 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1211. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50896-8_47 Link
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E., & Martins, N (in press). The birth of graphic design in a school of fine arts: how the specificity of a learning environment determined a course’s vocation. In D. Raposo, J. Neves & J. Silva (Eds), Perspectives on Design: Research, Education and Practice. Springer Series in Design and Innovation.
  • Lima, C., Alvelos H., Barreto S., Penedos-Santiago E., Martins N. (2021). The rise of the first Design course at the School of Fine Arts of Porto. In S. Barreto, H. Alvelos, E. Penedos-Santiago, C. Lima, P. Amado, R. Santos, N. Martins & J. Pereira (Ed.), Threads of a Legacy. Towards a pedagogical heritage in art and design: the Porto School of Fine Arts, 1956-1984 (pp. 132-143). Porto: ID+ The Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture.
  • Lima, C., Alvelos H., Barreto S., Penedos-Santiago E., & Martins N. (2021). The Rise of the First Design Course at the School of Fine Arts of Porto. In D. Raposo, J. Neves, J. Silva, L. Correia Castilho & R. Dias (Eds), Advances in Design, Music and Arts. EIMAD 2020. Springer Series in Design and Innovation, vol 9. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55700-3_11 Link
  • Martins, N., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A. Penedos-Santiago, E., Quintela, M., Lima, C. (in press) Anti- Amnesia: Developing a collaborative elearning and digital archive platform towards contributing to the preservation and revitalization of Handicrafts Industries. In: Duarte, E., Rosa, C. (eds.) Springer Series in Design and Innovation. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Barreto, S., Lima, C., Martins, N., Santiago, P. (2021) The school of Carlos Ramos: A lasting legacy of a revolution. In N. Martins, D. Brandão & F.M. da Silva (Eds.), Perspectives on Design and Digital Communication II: Research, Innovations and Best Practices. Springer Series in Design and Innovation, vol. 14, pp. 371-384. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-75867-7_24
  • Lima, C., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E., Martins, N. (2021). The Designer Trail: José Brandão, a Life at Work. In N. Martins, D. Brandão & D. Raposo (Eds.), Perspectives on Design and Digital Communication: Research, Innovations and Best Practices. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Link
  • Lima, C., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E. & Martins, N. (2020) From Painting to Graphic Arts: the unique legacy of Armando Alves. In N. Martins, D. Brandão & D. Raposo (Eds.), Perspectives on Design and Digital Communication: Research, Innovations and Best Practices. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
  • Martins, N., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C., Silva, S. (2020). The Viability of Heritage Craft in a Global Marketplace: Four Case Studies in Portugal, 2019. In L. Farinha & D. Raposo (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Driving Industrial Competitiveness With Innovative Design Principles (pp. 249–264). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., Penedos-Santiago, E. (2020). On the brink of dissipation: The reactivation of narrative heritage and material craftsmanship through design research. In R. Almendra & J. Ferreira (Eds.), Research & Education in Design: People & Processes & Products & Philosophy (pp. 184–196). ‌ Link
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International journals
  • Lima, C., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019) O momento criativo: a mais-valia pedagógica de testemunhos biográficos de artistas portugueses. Tsantsa. Revista De Investigaciones Artísticas (7), 43-51. Link
  • Penedos Santiago, E, Barreto, S. , Alvelos, H. & Lima, C. (2020). Na Serra de Arga com João Nunes: design, política e feijoada. ArtCiência.com. Revista de Arte, Ciência e comunicação 24. Link
  • Lima, C., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E., & Martins, N. (2020). Traveling as a source of inspiration for artistic practice. Tsantsa. Revista De Investigaciones Artísticas 8, 25-33. Link
  • Lima, Cláudia Raquel & Barreto, Susana Cruz (2019, janeiro) “Caminhos cruzados de Armando Alves.” Revista Gama, Estudos Artísticos. ISSN 2182-8539 e-ISSN 2182-8725. 7(13):108-117. Link
  • Arnoni, R.; Barreto, S. (2017). Estudo comparativo entre as siglas poveiras de Póvoa de Varzim/Portugal e as marcas de gado do sertão nordestino/Brasil: aproximações e distinções na construção dos padrões gráficos e transmissão hereditária in Revista internacional de Folkcomunicação, v. 15, n. 34, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa, Brasil – ISSN: 1807-4960
National journals
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S. (2020). O Designer escultor João Machado. Revista Gama, Estudos Artísticos, 8 (16), (pp. 31-40). Lisbon, Portugal: Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa e Centro de Investigação e Estudos em Belas-Artes (FBAUL/CIEBA). Link
  • Santiago, E., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., & Lima, C. (2019). O Digital é de Ontem: Entrevista a Elvira Leite. Interact: Revista Online de Arte, Cultura e Tecnologia 30. Link
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., & Carvalho, C. (in press). Da materialidade da obra à imaterialidade da representação digital: uma reinterpretação das obras de Francis Bacon num contexto pedagógico. Rotura – Revista de Comunicação, Cultura e Artes 2. (Data expectável: setembro 2021)
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Lima, C. (2019). Reading through Pictures. An interpretative study of art and design academics between 1960s and late 1970s in Porto. Revista Mátria Digital, (7). Link
International conferences
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., & Penedos-Santiago, E. (2020). Contributions of knowledge from past generations in current contexts of arts education. Paper presented at The 7th European Conference on Arts& Humanities (ECAH2019), Brighton, United Kingdom.
  • Alvelos, Heitor, and Susana Barreto (2021). Addressing the Emergence of Plurality: towards a global web of local Design narratives. In 14th International Conference of the European Academy of Design: Safe Harbours for Design Research. October 2021. Link
  • Martins, N., Penedos-Santiago, Lima, C., Barreto, S. & A., Calado, I. (2020) Infographics of Wisdom: Study on the individual legacies of retired academics in art and design higher education and research. In the 4th International Conference on Education and E-Learning (ICEEL 2020), November 06–08, 2020, Tsuru University, Japan. ACM, New York, NY, USA. pp. 62-67. https://doi.org/10.1145/3439147.3439169
  • Martins, N., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C., Barreto, S., Calado, I. (2020) Bridging Art and Design teaching generations: Building an online infographic platform with individual legacies of retired academics. In 4th International Conference on Digital Technology in Education (ICDTE 2020), September 15–17, 2020, Busan, South Korea. In 2020 The 4th International Conference on Digital Technology in Education Proceedings, ACM, New York, NY, USA. Link
  • Lima, C., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E. & Martins, N. (2021) Da Pintura às Artes Gráficas: a criação do primeiro curso de Design na Escola Superior de Belas Artes do Porto. Advances in Design, Music and Arts: Proceedings of the 7th Meeting of Research in Music, Arts and Design, EIMAD 2020, May 14-15, 2020.Springer Series in Design and Innovation, vol 9. Springer, Cham. pp. 149-158. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55700-3_11.
  • Martins, N., Silva, S., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C. (2020) Design of a digital platform for the preservation and dissemination of Portuguese handicraft products. 2020 15th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI), Sevilla, Spain: Institute of Electrical and Electronical Engineers, 1-5. Link
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S. (2020). O Designer escultor João Machado. In actas do XI Congresso Internacional CSO, Criadores Sobre outras Obras. Lisboa; Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes. Link
  • Martins, N., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E. and Lima, C. (2020). Wisdom Transfer: The infographic study on the individual legacies from retired academics in art and design higher education and research. In 10th UNIDCOM/IADE International Conference Senses & Sensibility – Lost in (G)localization. Lisboa; IADE.
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E. and Martins, N. (2020). Learning ecologies: from past generations to current Higher Education. In 5th IAFOR International Conference on Education. Hawaii; The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii 2020 Official Conference Proceedings. Link
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S. (2019). Caminhos cruzados de Armando Alves. In X Congresso Internacional CSO´2019 (p. 1245). Lisboa; Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa. Link
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2020). Do design gráfico ao objeto de design: um legado particular de Armando Alves. In 3rd International Conference on Design & Digital Communication. (pp. 63-72). Barcelos; DIGICOM IPCA. Link
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Lima, C. (2019). Reading through Pictures. An interpretative study of art and design academics between 1960s and late 1970s in Porto. In GFIC – Global Forum of Intellectual Capital (p.137). Lisboa; Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Link
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). Contributions of past generations in the current context of arts education. In The European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2019. Brighton UK; IAFOR – The European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2019: Official Conference Proceedings. Link
  • Pereira, J., Alvelos, H., Chatterjee, A., & Barreto, S. (2020b). Anti-Amnesia: Articulating design and media towards letterpress printing’s heritage preservation and value creation. PDLP20 Book of Abstracts, 52–53. Porto: i2ADS – Research Institute in Art, Design and Society University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts. Link
  • Martins, N., Alvelos, H., Chatterjee, A., Penedos-Santiago, E., & Barreto, S. (2019). Anti-Amnesia: Developing a collaborative e- learning and digital archive platform towards contributing to the preservation and revitalization of Handicrafts Industries. Presented at the 10th UNIDCOM/IADE International Conference – Senses & Sensibility 2019: Lost in (G)Localization, Lisbon.
  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., de Almeida, P. C., Chatterjee, A., & Gomes, A. J. (2019) “Anti-Amnesia: The Viability of Millenary Weaving in a World of Acceleration”. Presented at the The European Conference on Arts & Humanities 2019, Brighton. Link
  • Lima, C.R. & Barreto, S.C. (2019). Caminhos cruzados de Armando Alves. In Queiroz, J.P., Dez anos depois: o X Congresso CSO’2019 (pp. 1245–1254), Lisboa: Centro de Investigação e Estudos em Belas-Artes (CIEBA), Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Universidade de Lisboa Link
  • Alvelos, H., de Almeida, P. C. & Barreto, S. (2018) “A validação do conhecimento empírico no ensino superior e investigação em arte e design: o papel dos legados individuais”. Lisbon, Encontro com a Ciência, FCT/MCTES, July 2018.
  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S. & São Simão, F. (2017). The reciprocal value of Doctoral Design Research when housed within a Creative Business Center: a case study in Porto, Portugal. HEAd’17, 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances. Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia, June 2017. http://ocs.editorial.upv.es/index.php/HEAD/HEAD17/paper/view/6713/2551
  • Barreto, S. (2017). Cortebel 50 in Almalaguês (In acknowledgement, Intersections – TDRG International Conference, Loughborough University in London, 2017).
  • SANTOS, M., BARRETO, S., TSCHIMMEL, K. (2014, June) Improving medical information of blood tests results through the application of co-design. Paper presented at the Proceedings of 5th STS Italia Conference A Matter of Design: Making Society through Science and Technology Milan (Italy), Milan. 12–14 June
  • BARRETO, Susana (2013) – ETHICS FOR THE REAL WORLD: The Impact of Globalisation on Communication Design. In Crafting the future, 17th a 19th April 2013. Gothenburg. The European Academy of Design.
  • BARRETO, Susana (2012) – Lying ground: A visual analysis of the impact of global fashion magazines on local cultures. In A Tale of Three Cities. London 9 and 10th of November. London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.
  • BARRETO, Susana; SANTOS, M. (2012) – The Role of Information Design in Improving Health Literacy in Portugal. In Information Design Conference. 12 a 13 de Abril 2012. Greenwich. The Information Design Association.
  • BARRETO, Susana; SANTOS, M. (2012) – Ver e Compreender – Um estudo visual dos suportes de comunicação com vista à promoção da compreensão da informação médica. In DESIGNA 2012 UN/SUSTAINABILITY, 22 e 23 de Novembro de 2012 Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã.”
  • BARRETO, Susana; VALLE, M. (2012) – Análise de quatro técnicas facilitadoras principais em duzentos e vinte e oito mapas turísticos a nível global aplicação prática na construção do mapa turístico da Cidade do Porto. In CIDAG, 24 a 26 de Outubro de 2012. Tomar. Instituto Politécnico de Tomar.
  • BARRETO, Susana; VALLE, M. (2012) – Tourist Maps: A facilitative Technique to Improve Reading Speed. In Information Design Conference. 12 a 13 de Abril 2012. Greenwich. The Information Design Association.
  • BARRETO, Susana (2011) – Cultural Shock? – Universal Themes in Global Design. European Design Academy, The 9th European Academy of Design Coinference. University of Porto, School of Fine Arts, Porto, Portugal 4-7th May 2011
  • BARRETO, Susana (2011) – Communication design: visual analysis proficiency and good design practice. Second International Visual Methods conference, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK 13-15 September 2011
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National conferences
  • Pereira, J., Alvelos, H., Chatterjee, A., & Barreto, S. (2020a). A herança de indústrias tradicionais e conhecimento empírico para a construção de uma estratégia de mediação pelo design – Contributos do projeto Anti-Amnésia para esta recuperação contextual. Presented at the III Encontro Rede Indústria História Património, São João de Madeira.
  • Pereira, J., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., & Chatterjee, A. (2019). Letterpress printing’s heritage and empirical knowledge towards graphic design for a restorative action of the media. Presented at the 10.o Encontro de Tipografia, Matosinhos.
  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., & Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). A investigação em design como ferramenta de legitimação de conhecimento e saber empírico da indústria e do artesanato – contributos a partir do projeto Anti-Amnésia. Presented at the 1º Encontro Memória para Todos: História, Património e Comunidade(s), Lisbon.
  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., Pereira, J., & Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). A Cultura do Design como mediação para a cultura criativa – Contributos a partir do Projeto Anti-Amnésia. Presented at the V Congresso Internacional Sobre Culturas, Covilhã.
  • ALVELOS, H., BARRETO, S., ALMEIDA, P., MONTEIRO, R. (2017). Anti-Amnesia: Design research as an agent for narrative and material regeneration and reinvention of vanishing Portuguese manufacturing cultures and techniques. (d) Continuação de comunicações, apresentação dos desafios da Agenda e debate. Ciência 2017 – Encontro com a Ciência e a Tecnologia em Portugal. Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Lisboa, 4 Julho. URL: http://www.encontrociencia.pt/files/A4_41530_s4_2_Heitor%20Alvelos_%20Pedro%20Carvalho%20de%20Almeida_%20Susana%20Barreto_%20Rui%20Monteiro_Co_@.pdf
  • ALVELOS, H., BARRETO, S., ALMEIDA, P., MONTEIRO, R. (2017). Wisdom Transfer: towards the scientific inscription of individual legacies in contexts of retirement from art and design higher education and research. (a) Artes, Design e Desenvolvimento Artístico, Ciência 2017 – Encontro com a Ciência e a Tecnologia em Portugal. Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Lisboa, 4 Julho. URL: http://www.encontrociencia.pt/files/sD_41400_s10_1_Heitor%20Alvelos_%20Susana%20Barreto_%20Pedro%20Carvalho%20de%20Almeida_%20Rui%20Monteiro_Co_@.pdf
  • Barreto, S. (2017). Fading Legacy of the Macanese: Towards a Collective Visual Identity, in Diálogos interculturais Portugal- China – Congresso Internaciobal. 15-17 Fevereiro, Universidade de Aveiro.
  • Barreto, S.; Simão, F. (2017). The reciprocal value of Doctoral Design Research when housed within a Creative Business Center: a case study in Porto, Portugal. HEAd’17, 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances. Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia, June 2017.
Other publications
  • Lima, C., & Barreto, S. (in press). O designer escultor: João Machado. DL – Revista Online Design ULP 13, 7-14.
  • Santos, R.; Penedos-Santiago, E.; Lima, C.; Alvelos, H.; Barreto, S.; Martins; N.; Amado, P. (2020). Pedagogical Practices for the Appropriation and Activation of Transgenerational Knowledge in Art and Design. In ACAH2020 11th Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities. IAFOR The International Academic Forum.
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E., & Martins, N. (2020, maio). Pedagogical practices for the appropriation and activation of transgenerational knowledge in art and design. Paper presented at ACAH2020 11th Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Tóquio, Japão.
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E, & Martins, N. (2020, setembro). Typographic essays as a contribution to trans-generational wisdom transfer in art and design. Paper presented at The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC), Barcelona, 2020. Link
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Lima, C. (2019). O Digital é de Ontem: Entrevista a Elvira Leite. Interact – Revista Online De Arte, Cultura E Tecnologia, (30-31). Link
  • Alvelos, H., Almeida, P. C., & Barreto, S. (2017). Cultural and Semantic Components of the Ageing discourse: contributions from design research. With Pedro Carvalho de Almeida and Susana Barreto. Presentation at Porto4Ageing Open Day, U.Porto, May 2017.
  • Alvelos, H., Almeida, P. C., Barreto, S., & Monteiro, R. (2017). Anti-Amnesia: Design research as an agent for narrative and material regeneration and reinvention of vanishing Portuguese manufacturing cultures and techniques. Ciência 2017. Lisbon: FCT/MCTES, July 2017. http://www.encontrociencia.pt/files/A4_41530_s4_2_Heitor%20Alvelos_%20Pedro%20Carvalho%20de%20Almeida_%20Susana%20Barreto_%20Rui%20Monteiro_Co_@.pdf
  • Alvelos, H., Almeida, P. C., Barreto, S., & Monteiro, R. (2017). Wisdom Transfer: towards the scientific inscription of individual legacies in contexts of retirement from art and design higher education and research. Ciência 2017. Lisbon: FCT/MCTES, July 2017. http://www.encontrociencia.pt/files/sD_41400_s10_1_Heitor%20Alvelos_%20Susana%20Barreto_%20Pedro%20Carvalho%20de%20Almeida_%20Rui%20Monteiro_Co_@.pdf
  • ALMEIDA, P., BARRETO, S. & QUENTAL, J. (2016) ‘Arquivos vivos: Regina e Imperial’. Leituras sincrónica e diacrónica das marcas Regina e Imperial a partir dos arquivos da empresa. Imperial – Produtos Alimentares S.A., Vila do Conde.
  • Alvelos, H., & Barreto, S. (2016). Media Inesperados. Comunicação-síntese do Grupo de Investigação ID+ no painel “Novas Formas de Comunicação”. Encontro Nacional Ciência 2016. Lisboa: FCT/MCTES, Julho 2016
  • Barreto, S. (2016). “Fading Legacy of the Macanese”, presentation of the research conducted by Professor Susana Barreto PhD in Cultural session at the University of Macau at Heng Qing – Insituto de Estudos Europeus IEEM.
  • Barreto, S. – 26th April 2013 Master Class “Can we design local identities for a global context?” by Susana Barreto at Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
  • Barreto, S.; ETHICS FOR THE REAL WORLD: The Impact of Globalisation on Communication Design. European Design Academy, The 10th European Academy of Design Conference. University of Gothenburg, Sweden 17-19th April 2013
  • Barreto, S. (2012) Cinco Décadas de Design na FBAUP In Tocar na imagem, FBAUP Publications
  • Barreto, S. (2012) Lying ground: A visual analysis of the impact of global fashion magazines on local cultures. In A Tale of Three Cities. London 9 and 10th of November. London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.
  • Barreto, S. (2012) WYSIWYDG (what you see is what you don’t get) PANGRAMA Porto, Gume Editora
  • Barreto, S. Santos, M. (2012) Ver e Compreender – Um estudo visual dos suportes de comunicação com vista à promoção da compreensão da informação médica. In DESIGNA 2012 UN/SUSTAINABILITY, 22 e 23 de Novembro de 2012 Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã.
  • Barreto, S., Santos, M. (2012), The Role of Information Design in Improving Health Literacy in Portugal. In Information Design Conference. 12 a 13 de Abril 2012. Greenwich. The Information Design Association.
  • Barreto, S., Valle, L. (2012) Análise de quatro técnicas facilitadoras principais em duzentos e vinte e oito mapas turísticos a nível global aplicação prática na construção do mapa turístico da Cidade do PortoIn CIDAG, 24 a 26 de Outubro de 2012. Tomar. Instituto Politécnico de Tomar.
  • Barreto, S. (2011) Dia D, Conversas sobre Design. Barcelos 16 de Março, IPCA
  • Barreto, S.; Cultural Shock? – Universal Themes in Global Design. European Design Academy, The 9th European Academy of Design Conference. University of Porto, School of Fine Arts, Porto, Portugal 4-7th May 2011
  • Barreto, S. ; Communication design: visual analysis proficiency and good design practice. Second International Visual Methods conference, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK 13-15 September 2011
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Scientific, artistic and cultural production

Technical work
  • ALMEIDA, P., BARRETO, S., BARTIS, A. & QUENTAL, J. (2017) ‘Arquivos vivos: Regina e Imperial’. Mapas de análise da identidade das marcas Regina e Imperial a partir de arquivos existentes. Instituto de Investigação em Design Media e Cultura (ID+), Centre for Unexpected Media (+UM) & Imperial – Produtos Alimentares S.A., Vila do Conde.
  • ALMEIDA, P., BARRETO, S., BARTIS, A. & QUENTAL, J. (2017) ‘Arquivos vivos: Regina e Imperial’. Mapas de análise da identidade das marcas Regina e Imperial a partir de arquivos existentes. Instituto de Investigação em Design Media e Cultura (ID+), Centre for Unexpected Media (+UM) & Imperial – Produtos Alimentares S.A., Vila do Conde.
International awards
  • Santiago, E., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Lima, C. (2019). Reading Through Pictures. An interpretative study of art and design academics between 1960s and late 1970s in Porto. Best Paper Award at the Global Forum of Intellectual Capital. Lisboa: ISCTE-IUL.
Other scientific activity spreading actions
  • Santos, R.; Barreto, S.; Penedos-Santiago, E. (2020). Your Face Look Familiar. Exposição no âmbito do projeto Wisdom Transfer, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029038, Galeria Cozinha, FBAUP, Porto.
  • Barreto, Susana, Heitor Alvelos, Pedro Amado, and Eliana Penedos-Santiago (2021). Generative Models from the Past: Portuguese Women Designers. In CNaPPES.21, Congresso Nacional de Práticas Pedagógicas no Ensino Superior, Universidade de Aveiro, Julho de 2021.
  • Pereira, Jorge Brandão, Heitor Alvelos, e Susana Barreto (2020) A herança de indústrias tradicionais e conhecimento empírico para a construção de uma estratégia de mediação pelo design – Contributos do projeto Anti-Amnésia para esta recuperação contextual. In III Encontro Indústria, História, Património: São João da Madeira, 2020.
  • Barreto, Susana, Alvelos, Heitor, et al. (2020) The rise of the first Design course at the School of Fine Arts of Porto. In 7th EIMAD – Meeting of Research in Music, Arts and Design, Castelo Branco, 2020.
  • Barreto, Susana, Alvelos, Heitor, et al. (2020) Wisdom Transfer: Towards the Scientific Inscription of Individual Legacies in Contexts of Retirement From Art and Design. In The IAFOR Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture, Barcelona, 2020.
  • Barreto, Susana, Alvelos, Heitor et al. (2020) Pedagogical practices for the appropriation and activation of transgenerational knowledge in art and design. In The IAFOR 11th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities, Tokyo, 2020.
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Martins, N. (2020, September 17-19) A Pedagogical Revolution Before the Revolution: the legacy of Architect Carlos Ramos [Paper presentation]. Symposium Session, The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media & Culture (BAMC). Barcelona, Spain. IAFOR The International Academic Forum.
  • Barreto, S.; Brandão Pereira, J.; Penedos, E.; & Lima, C. (2020). “mais do que a soma” – ciclo de seminários desenvolvido no âmbito do projeto Wisdom Transfer (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029038). Conversas itinerantes entre quatro personalidades: três artistas/professores, alunos da ESBAP numa fase de reforma de ensino e revolta social, e uma personalidade moderadora.
  • Penedos-Santiago, E., Martins, N., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Lima, C. (2020). The rise of Communication Design in Portugal: an overview of the higher education teaching methodologies. In AHFE2020 11th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conferences. San Diego, California, USA.
  • Martins, N., Barreto, S., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C. and Calado, I. (2020). The infographic process of synthesizing complex information about the individual legacies of retired teachers and researchers in art and design. In AHFE2020 11th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conferences. San Diego, California, USA.
  • Martins, N., Penedos-Santiago, E., Lima, C., Barreto, S. and Alvelos, H. (2020). Interfaces of knowledge: digital media as mediator of the contemporary reactivation of legacies. In ACAH2020 11th Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities. Tokyo; IAFOR The International Academic Forum.
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E. and Martins, N. (2020). Pedagogical practices for the appropriation and activation of transgenerational knowledge in art and design. In ACAH2020 11th Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities. Tokyo; IAFOR The International Academic Forum.
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E. and Martins, N. (2020). Da Pintura às Artes Gráficas: a criação do primeiro curso de Design na Escola Superior de Belas Artes do Porto. In 7EIMAD – Meeting of Research in Music, Arts and Design. Castelo Branco, Portugal;
  • Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Penedos-Santiago, E., Martins, N., Lima, C. and Pereira, J.(2019). O Design sem fronteiras de João Machado. Presentation, 1.º Encontro Memória para Todos: História, Património e Comunidade(s), Lisboa, Portugal.
  • Pereira, J., Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). V Congresso Internacional sobre Culturas. Presentation, V Congresso Internacional sobre Culturas, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal.
  • Pereira, J., Barreto, S. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). Reassembling an art school identity based on artistic dialogues and collaboration with its actors – Porto and ESBAP in the 1960s and 1970s. Presentation, Fields of Collaboration in Contemporary Art Practices | International Conference,
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). O momento criativo: a mais-valia pedagógica de testemunhos biográficos de artistas portugueses. Presentation, Congreso Internacional IDEA’19 – Investigación, Diseño, Educación y Artes, Facultad de Artes de la Universidad de Cuenca – Ecuador.
  • Barreto, S., Alvelos, H., Lima, C. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). The Wisdom of Art and Design academics for visual research. Presentation, ECREA TWG Visual Cultures Conference, Tampere University and the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Lima, C., Barreto, S., Alvelos, H. and Penedos-Santiago, E. (2019). Art and Design Archives: methods, pedagogy and life stories. Presentation, Creative Methods in Ageing Studies Research Symposium, Gloucestershire, UK.
  • Alvelos, H., Barreto, S., Chatterjee, A., Penedos-Santiago, E., Carvalho de Almeida, P., Gomes, A. and Pereira, J. (2019). Wisdom and Amnesia: media as a key concept for the sustainability of traditional knowledge in design education. Presentation, Encontro Ciência 2019, Organização Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Centro de congressos de Lisboa, Portugal.
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