She is a teacher at the History, Archaeology and Arts Department at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra. She concluded her Doctorate in 2010 and that work is now being published. She not only teaches several Art History and Urbanism classes as she also coordinates the Art History Degree course. She is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) and mainly has devoted her work to the study of the city and the territory in the Portuguese Late-Medieval period, proven by the fact that she has given dozens of talks at conferences and published several papers. She has also taken part in European networks on History and R&D projects in Portugal.