Teaching and Research: Perspectives from Portugal

  • Rui SantiagoEmail author
  • Sofia Branco Sousa
  • Teresa Carvalho
  • Maria de Lurdes Machado-Taylor
  • Diana Dias
Part of the The Changing Academy – The Changing Academic Profession in International Comparative Perspective book series (CHAC, volume 9)


This chapter aims at analysing the Portuguese academics’ perceptions regarding the relationship between research and teaching within the academic work division. This relationship has been always considered as the main structural component of the social division of academic work and academic knowledge epistemologies. In the last decade, this relationship has been challenged by the introduction of market and ‘hard’ managerial rationality in the Portuguese higher education landscape. Based on data analysis from the international ‘Changing Academic Profession’ (CAP) survey, this chapter tries to address theoretically and empirically the way Portuguese academics are facing this new institutional environment.


High Education Institution Academic Staff Academic Career Academic Work Academic Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui Santiago
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sofia Branco Sousa
    • 2
  • Teresa Carvalho
    • 1
  • Maria de Lurdes Machado-Taylor
    • 3
  • Diana Dias
    • 2
  1. 1.CIPES and University of AveiroMatosinhosPortugal
  2. 2.CIPESMatosinhosPortugal
  3. 3.CIPES and Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher EducationMatosinhosPortugal

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