20 years of Science and Innovation

Klara Slezakova

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Faculty of Engineering of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Ambient air pollution
  • Indoor air quality
  • Occupational exposure
  • Biomonitoring
  • Forest fires
  • Health risks


Selected Publications

K. Slezakova, F. de Oliveira Fernandes, M.C. Pereira, Assessment of ultrafine particles in primary schools: Emphasis on different indoor microenvironment,  Environmental Pollution 246, 885-895, 2019 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.12.073)

M. Oliveira, K.  Slezakova, C.  Delerue-Matos, M.C. Pereira, S. Morais, Children environmental exposure to particulate matter and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and biomonitoring in school environments: A review on indoor and outdoor exposure levels, major sources and health impacts, Environment International 124, 180-204, 2019 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.12.052)

K. Slezakova, C. Peixoto, M.C. Pereira, S. Morais, Indoor air quality in health clubs: Impact of occupancy and type of performed activities on exposure levels, Journal of Hazardous Materials 359, 56-66 , 2018 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2018.07.015)

K. Slezakova, C., Peixoto, M. Oliveira, C. Delerue-Matos, M.C.  Pereira, S. Morais, Indoor particulate pollution in fitness centres with emphasis on ultrafine particles, Environmental Pollution 233, 180-193 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.10.050)

K. Slezakova D. Castro, A. Begonha, C. Delerue-Matos, M.C. Alvim-Ferraz, S. Morais, M.C.  Pereira, Air pollution from traffic emissions in Oporto, Portugal: Health and environmental implication, Microchemical Journal 99 (1), 51-59, 2011 (DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2011.03.010)


Selected Projects

How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect Children Allergies and Asthma, Fundação para a Ciência e a Technologia (FCT), reference PTDC/DTP-SAP/1522/2012,  October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2015.

Assessing Exposure and Impacts of Particulate Matter and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon in Pre–school Children: Data Collection, Analysis and Health Risks, IJUP project, PP_IJUP2011 121, October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013.



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