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Silvia Fernanda de Mendonça Figueirôa

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Faculdade de Educação (FE)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Geology from the University of São Paulo (1981), Master Degree (1987) and PhD (1992) in Social History from the University of São Paulo, both in the History of Science. Obtained the Habilitation in 2001 at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and became Full Professor in 2006. Postdoctoral studies at the Centre Alexandre Koyre d'Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques (France, 2002). From 1987 to 2013 she was faculty member of the Institute of Geosciences of Unicamp, where he served as Director (2009-2013). From 2014, he moved to the Faculty of Education-UNICAMP. She works in history of sciences and technology (especially in Brazil), on Geosciences Education, and on scientific archives. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, directing undergraduate works, master's and doctoral dissertations, and supervises postdocs. She belongs to the following scientific associations: Member, since 1987, of the International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO - IUPHS / IUGS), occupying the presidency from 2008 to 2012; President of the Latin American Society of History of Science and Technology (SLHCT) (1995-1998); Councilor (1997-1999 and 2015-2017), President-ellect (1999-2001) and President (2001-2002) of the History of Earth Sciences Society (HESS); President of the International Commission "Science & Empires" (IUPHS-DHS) (2001-2005). Since 2019 she is Corresponding Member of the International Academy of the History of Sciences (IAHS). She is mother of two children, born in 1993 and 1999 (#parentinscience). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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