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Neuromathematics representation: the image in scientific diffusion

Grant number: 16/25810-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Journalism
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2017
Effective date (End): February 28, 2018
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Communications
Principal Investigator:Fernando Jorge da Paixão Filho
Grantee:Giulia Modupe Ebohon
Home Institution: Instituto de Matemática e Estatística (IME). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Local de pesquisa : World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ), Canada  
Associated research grant:13/07699-0 - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics - NeuroMat, AP.CEPID

Abstract

Like textuality, images are sources of knowledge, and can be illustration and representation of knowledge. Based on the concept of a complex image, coined by Josep Maria Català, the research project aims to use visual communication as a tool to interrogate the duality between art and science and, at the same time, explore imaginary paths that enrich understanding of the real in the field of Neuromathematics, contributing to its diffusion.