Aveiro is a medium sized town with a versatile mix of beaches, country and mountains, and the center of the Ria de Aveiro, a unique river mouth region with a remarkable maritime wildlife and a natural reserve within its shores. Participants can enjoy the relaxation and quietness of small metropolis while benefiting from high standard communication and accommodation facilities.
Aveiro is also home to a young University with strong linkages to the National and European innovation networks. Within this framework, the University hosts several research units focused on advanced research.

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University of Aveiro concentrates in the Campus of Santiago, a vast area placed between the river mouth region and the lively town centre.
The Campus spreads throughout 40 buildings that provide all the physical and communications infrastructures necessary for academic learning and research, including a WLAN facility that covers the entire area. The buildings were projected by an array of prestigious Portuguese architects, thus making them a show room of Portuguese modern architecture, permanently visited all year round.

The "5th Workshop in Lipidomics" will be held at the Amphitheatre of Department of Environment and Planning of the University of Aveiro (number 7, ground floor, in this map).

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How to et to Aveiro

Aveiro is located about 60 Km South from Porto and 260 Km North from Lisbon, close to the sea. Aveiro can be easily reached by train or by car.

Railway Connections
The train is probably the most comfortable way to travel to Aveiro. There are many daily connections starting from Lisbon and Porto. You may look up the timetables at the website of the Portuguese Railways.

Transports within Aveiro
All the hotels within Aveiro, the railway station, the workshop site and most points of interest are within walking distance (30 min max), but Aveiro has a public bus transport system that serves the city of Aveiro and the surroundings.


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Department of Chemistry
University of Aveiro

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