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Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil),
Human Factor Laboratory

Paola Barros Delben web

Paola has a BA in Psychology and is also a member of APECS-Brazil (2020-2022), as well as a tech startup CEO. She is working on an application for health and safety risk management in remote or polar regions in her Ph.D. at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, and is junior editor of a Brazilian journal. Her Antarctic experience includes seven expeditions with the Brazilian Antarctic Program, studying several strategies to reduce accidents, illness, and crises in these contexts. She has had opportunities to work in ships, station, and to follow the specific operation of launch cargo with the crew of the Hércules C-130 during over-wintering.

Research projects / interests:

  • Health and safety in polar regions (workplaces that are difficult to access)
  • Applications, software and hardware, programming to facilitate the data collection process in polar regions
  • Strategies to reduce accidents, illness, and crises in polar regions
  • Healthy and safety indicators monitoring process

For publications: visit Paola's CNPq page

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Areas of interest: 

  • Polar Governance
  • Humanities
  • Literature
  • Antarctic Treaty System
  • History
  • Environmental Management
  • Polar Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • Human Geography
  • Architecture
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Environment
  • Values
  • Health and safety
  • Software and hardware to collect data or monitoring indicators