He is currently a PhD candidate at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of University of Lisbon. His doctoral study entitled “Urban sound: territories, affective atmospheres and public policies” is funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (SFRH/BD/108907/2015). Daniel Paiva is also a team member of research projects Agora, NoVOID, and Saberes Geográficos. At the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of University of Lisbon, Daniel Paiva has taught Social and Cultural Geography and Urban Geography in undergraduate courses. His research interests lie within cultural geography, and include urban rhythms, sound territories, retail geographies and virtual spaces.