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The National Week of Science and Technology and popularization of knowledge (2004-2012)

Grant number: 12/05965-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2012
Effective date (End): February 28, 2014
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Communications - Journalism and Publishing
Principal Investigator:Maria das Graças Conde Caldas
Grantee:Carina Pascotto Garroti
Host Institution: Núcleo de Desenvolvimento da Criatividade (NUDECRI). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


This study aims to assess the contributions of the National Week of Science and Technology (SNCT) in the popularization of scientific knowledge. Founded in 2004, during the administration Luis Inacio Lula da Silva's activities are expanded and diversified Week each year, mobilizing more public interest in the scientific and technological knowledge. Understanding the role of the Week in the formation of scientific culture of Brazil is one of the main objectives of this project. It also attempts to chronicle the evolution of SNCT (2004-2012), identifying its multiple forms of di-vulgação of Science, Technology and Innovation, its operating mechanisms and participation in society.

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GARROTI, Carina Pascotto. National Week of Science and Technology in Brazil : progress and challenges. 2014. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Estudos da Linguagem.

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