Media and Public Outreach

I was selected as one of the BBC's Expert Women.

I had the honour to have my portrait sketched for the Royal Society exhibit about women in science (Summer 2013).

I was selected as one of the "10 Personalities of the year 2013" by newspaper P3 (Jornal Público) (December 2013).

I was selected as one of "11 Portuguese out of time" by Jornal Público (March 2015).

I was selected as one of the "Women in Science" by the Portuguese Agency of Science and Technology Ciência Viva (March 2016).

I was a TEDxPorto speaker (April 2017).

I was selected as one of the "8 Women in STEM who are changing the space game" by American magazine Bustle (February 2018).

I was mentioned as one of the world's leading specialists in astrobiology by Portuguese Magazine Executiva (April 2018).      

I received a Barbie Award 2018 on the International Girl Child Day, for being an inspiration to girls ([1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]). This is part of a worldwide project by Mattel that aims to identify women who can be role models for future women (October 2018).


My Twitter account is @ZitaMartins


My work has appeared on TV, Radio, Newspapers and Magazines, and I have given public talks in Museums, Festivals and Schools. Recent activities include:

2018

Marte 2030

Diário de Notícias

Fábrica Centro Ciência Viva de Aveiro

Os Dias do Futuro (Antena 1)

Expresso

5ª edição da Conferência de Professores EspAciais, ESERO Portugal

Event of Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos "O Trabalho dá que pensar"

Diário de Notícias
Marketeer

Expresso

2ª Academia de Verão de Aprendizagem e Olimpíadas Científicas

Observador Newspaper

Public talk at Book Fair Braga 2018

Observador Newspaper

Visit to school "Escola Básica do 1º Ciclo com Jardim de Infância do Agrupamento de Escolas de Idães" (Portugal). This was part of the eTwinning project "Is the scientist a woman or a man?". 

Opening text for the newsletter of the Global Portuguese Scientists (GPS) with the title ?O desafio do sistema científico português?.

Moderated a panel on "What is the school? Diversity of learning, people, styles, cultures ..." at the II Meeting of School Flexibility Projects (Portugal), accredited by the Scientific and Pedagogical Council of Continuing Vocational Training (CCPFC / ACC-100443/18).

Public talk at the Calouste Gulbenkian Planetarium - Centro Ciência Viva.

Falar Global (min. 11:40)

Mulheres na Ciência, evento organizado pelo Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Centro Ciência Viva

Revista Visão

"Conversa com..." inserido no HAC de Aprendizagem Científica, to fulfil the intellectual and creative potential of high-school students.

Festival Antena 2 Explorar o Universo - Viver Fora da Terra (Video)

Chicas Poderosas (Antena 3)

Os Dias do Futuro (Antena 1)


2017

TEDxPorto

BBC Radio 4 show "Silicon - The World's Building Block" (min. 22:50)

Expresso

Revista E do Expresso

New Scientist Event

Falar Global

Design the Future

Sociedade Civil (RTP2)

Correio da Manhã

Diário de Notícias

TSF

EU Space Awareness

Costa Blanca Astronomical Society

Rómulo de Carvalho

Scientific adviser on the Intergalactic Travel Bureau show with the the support of the UK Space Agency and the Wellcome Trust

William Perkin High-School

I was the jury of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)/GOLDSCHMIDT Wild Orbit Cinema 2017 [1] [2]


2016

90 segundos de Ciência

BBC Radio4 show ?Inside Science?

Royal Society Podcast

Microbiology Society YouTube

Agora Nós (RTP1) (min. 13:30)

Expresso (Portuguese)

Cutting Edge Classrooms CPD (support teachers from both primary and secondary level), Royal Society

New Scientist Live

Café Scientifique, Royal Society

Imperial Festival (May 2016) 

Royal Society Belfast Science Cafe


2015

ITV News

SkyNews

BBC News

Pagina 2 (RTP2)

BBC Radio 5 live

Notícias Magazine (Portuguese)

The Scientific 23

Jornal i e Ciência Viva

Imperial College Children's Christmas lecture

2.ª Conferência de Professores EspAciais - ESERO PT

Cheltenham Science Festival

Pint of Science

Planetário do Porto


2014

The Sky at Night (BBC4) (min 28:40)

Science Weekly (The Guardian)

Tap Up Magazine
Reach Out CPD (support primary school teachers)

Edinburgh Science Festival, with Adam Rutherford and Richard Wiseman


2013

Horizon Documentary (BBC2)

Jornal Nacional da TV Globo (Brazil)

Royal Society YouTube

Sky News Sunrise

Australian Broadcasting Company - ABC

The Guardian 

Time Magazine

Wired

SkyNews

Jornal Público (Portuguese)

Jornal Expresso (Portuguese)

New Scientist

Discovery News

Fox News

NBC News

The Times

The Independent

Financial Times

LA Times

Phys.Org

Science Daily

The Scotsman

Herald Sun Australia

Daily Mail

Diário de Noticias

tvi24

Jornal de Noticias

Europa Press

El Economista

Vesti

Welt der Physik

Sina

Radio Television of Serbia (RTS)

Galileo

Scientias

Science World Report

Science News

Nature World News

Top News New Zealand

The Times of India

The Telegraph

The Guardian

Visão

P3 (Jornal Público)

All-Russia Science Festival

Hay Festival

National Science & Engineering week


2012

R.Science podcast (Royal Society)

Journal i (Portuguese)

NatureJobs

Wired

Londonist

Nature Live at the NHM

European Researchers? Night at the NHM

AstroCamp2012

Friends of Imperial College lecture

Café Scientifique at the Royal Society


2011
Seven wonders of the Microbe World

Portugueses sem Fronteiras (RTP2) (min 8:53)

Science Weekly (The Guardian)

Pública (Jornal Público) (page 63)

SuperInteressante

Sky at Night

The Sunday Times magazine

Público

Stylist

The Guardian

Wellcome Trust

European Researchers? Night at the NHM

Ewell Astronomical Society

Big Bang Fair (Big Bang Balloon Debate)


2010

France24

Bang Goes the Theory (BBC One)

The Cell (BBC Four) (Ep. 3 Min 33:30)

Science Weekly (The Guardian)

Sci-Fi London (Panel discussion at the ROG)

Slideshow for a temporary exhibition at the ROG

Nature Live at the NHM

2009
Programa Bairro Alto (RTP2)

4 x Ciência (RTPN)

Pessoal... e Transmissível (TSF)

Jornal i (Portuguese) (July 2009)

Up - TAP Magazine (Portuguese)


2008

Channel 4 News

NTV Broadcasting company (Russian TV)

Euronews

Mexican TV

Leading Edge (BBC Radio 4)

Science Update (AAAS Radio)

Discover magazine (Top 100 Stories of 2008)

 Oje (Portuguese) (Page 8)

ScienceNOW

National Geographic News

Scientific American

The Independent

The Telegraph

Diário de Notícias