Coordinator of the Unit of the History of Science and Philosophy, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2002-2003.
Member of the Library Council of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2000-2002.
Secretary of the Seminar “Cabinet of Natural History”, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, 1997-98.
Member of (students representative) the Darwin College Education and Research Committee, University of Cambridge, 1996-97.
Secretary of the Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group, Cambridge, 1995-97.
Participation in Editorial Boards
EntreTanto, Journal of the Faculty of Sciences and Tecnology of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2007-2012.
Journal Filosofia e História da Biologia since 2008.
HoST: Journal of the History of Science and Technology, since 2012.
Cambridge University Press, July 2015 (Evaluation of a manuscript in the area of the history of medicine).
National Science Foundation (USA), November 2009 (Evaluation of a Project in the area of the history of science).
Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, June 2010 (Member of the panel for the attribution of the prize in translation of books on science and technology).
Museum History Journal (U.K.).
Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (U.K.).
British Journal for the History of Science (U.K.).
Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological Sciences (U.K.).
Asclepio: Revista de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia (Spain).
Eighteenth-Century Studies (USA).
História Unisinos (Brazil).
Filosofia e História da Biologia (Brazil).
HoST: Journal of the History of Science and Technology (Portugal).
Revista Cultura (Portugal).
Revista de Educação (Portugal).
Universidade Nova de Lisboa (since 1990).
Centro Interuniversitário de História da Ciência e Tecnologia (member).
Centro de História da Cultura (associated member).
British Society for the History of Science (since 1990).
Darwin College Society, Cambridge (since 2000).
Sociedade de História e Filosofia da Biologia, Brazil (founding member, since 2006).
Quercus (Portuguese Association for the Conservation of Nature, since 2005)
International Group for the Cultural Studies of the Body (member, since 2009)