The new research unit (Labcom.IFP) is the result of the merger of two research units of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Beira Interior: the Online Communication Lab (LabCom) and the Institute of Practical Philosophy (IFP).
The new LabCom.IFP research unit, which results from the merger of LabCom and IFP, includes three research groups: (1) The Practical Philosophy Group; (2) The Communication and Media Group; and (3) The Arts and Humanities Group. The Practical Philosophy Group is composed by researchers from the Institute for Practical Philosophy (IFP), the former research unit. Likewise, for now on, the research team of the previous LabCom, integrate the two other research groups.
O LABCOM concluiu diversos projectos de carácter institucional e material, entre os quais a criação das bibliotecas online:
Da mesma forma, criou várias editoras e publicações:
Tem ainda três bases de dados no campo da imagem: