Graça Rio-Torto is a teacher at the University of Coimbra, where she took her Doctorate in 1993 and presented her credentials for the title of Aggregate Professor in 2005. She is a member of CELGA and coordinates a research team on the lexicon and the formation of words in their morphological, semantic and syntactical contexts. Her many publications include Morfologia derivacional: teoria e aplicação ao português. Porto, Porto Editora, 1998; Verbos e nomes em português. Coimbra, Livraria Almedina, 2004; O essencial sobre semântica (with Ana Cristina Macário Lopes). Lisbon, Colibri; 2007, Léxico de la Ciencia: tradición y modernidad (coord.). München, Lincom Europa, 2012.