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Silvia Fernanda de Mendonça Figueirôa

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Faculdade de Educação (FE)  (Institutional affiliation for 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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PEYERL, DRIELLI; DE MENDONCA FIGUEIROA, SILVIA FERNANDA; BOSETTI, ELVIO PINTO. THE NORTH AMERICAN GEOLOGIST WALTER KARL LINK AND OIL EXPLORATORY RESEARCH AT PETROBRAS (1954-1960). EARTH SCIENCES HISTORY, v. 35, n. 2, p. 387-398, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (14/06843-2, 15/03244-3)

PEYERL, DRIELLI; DE MENDONCA FIGUEIROA, SILVIA FERNANDA. Applied geophysics in Brazil and the development of a national oil industry (1930-1960). HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY, v. 36, n. 1, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (14/50279-4, 18/26388-9, 17/18208-8, 14/06843-2, 15/03244-3)

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ORTIZ, Lúcia Cunha. Subsidios para uma Historia das Geociencias no Brasil entre 1980 e 2000 por meio da analise quantitativa de periodicos : um estudo pela perspectiva bibliometrica e redes sociais. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (04/10003-8

SILVA, Clarete Paranhos da. Garimpando memorias : as ciencias mineralogicas e geologicas no Brasil na transição do seculo XVIII para o XIX. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (00/14396-3

PEYERL, Drielli. A contribuição do Conselho Nacional do Petróleo e da Petrobras na formação de profissionais para a exploração do petróleo no Brasil. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (10/14857-2

SILVA, Clarete Paranhos da. O desvendar do grande livro da natureza : as praticas geocientificas no Brasil colonial por meio de um estudo da obra mineralogica e geologica do cientista brasileiro José Vieira Couto, 1798-1805. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (97/06842-9

OLIVER, Graciela de Souza. O papel das Escolas Superiores de Agricultura na institucionalização das ciencias agricolas no Brasil, 1930-1950 : praticas academicas, curriculos e formação profissional. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (00/14946-3

ALVIM, Marcia Helena. Dos Ceus e da Terra : astrologia judiciaria e descrição da superficie terrestre nos relatos missionarios da Nova Espanha do seculo XVI. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (03/07417-2

ALVIM, Marcia Helena. Observações celestes no Mexico Antigo : uma interpretação da astronomia mesoamericana na obra de Frei Bernardino de Sahagun (1499-1590). Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (01/01672-5

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