• CIUHCT Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia/UNL Campus de Caparica 2829-516 Caparica Portugal

    Portugal

  • 18 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
19942019
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Research interests

Degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science (New University of Lisbon). Assistant Professor at the Department for Social Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Tecnology, New University of Lisbon, which has guided several masters and doctoral thesis. Member of the international group STEP (Science and Technology in the European peripheries), researcher at the Interuniversity Centre for History and Philosophy of Sciences and Technology (CIUHCT) and co- curator of the Museum of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Institute in Lisbon. Vice-president of the Section of History of Medicine (SGL) and member of other scientific societies including the Chemical Society, the Biochemical Society and the Brazilian Society of History of Medicine. Scientific interests in the history of science and medicine in Portugal (XIX and XXth centuries) with scientific publications and research projects, mainly in the history of portuguese tropical medicine.

Education/Academic qualification

History and Philosophy of Science, Doctorate

Biochemistry, Master

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Research Output at NOVA 1994 2019

Shaping Doctors and Society: The Portuguese Medical Press (1880–1926)

Carneiro, A., Mota, T. S. & Amaral, I., 2 Jan 2019, In : Media History. 25, 1, p. 23-50 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicine
Decision making
First Republic
political decision making
monarchy

Carta editorial

Véliz, A., Direito, B., Amaral, I., Coca, J. R., Cravo, P. V. L. & Dutra e Silva, S., 1 May 2018, In : Fronteiras. 7, 2, p. 9-11 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Roteiro de exposição O médico em África: a outra face da medicina portuguesa no século XX

Zaky, A., Lobo, A. R. L., Pereira, A., Direito, B., Nobre, F. D. L. V., Amaral, I., Nunes, J. A., Sousa, J. G. R. D., Pinto, J. R. & Pereira, L. V., Nov 2018, Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa, Secção de História da Medicina. 20 Anos para comemorar. Lisboa: Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa, p. 33-164 131 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A geração de 1911: The "generation" of 1911

Amaral, I., 17 Dec 2017, Médicos e Sociedade – para uma história da Medicina em Portugal no século XX: Physicians and society - to an history of medicine in Portugal in the 20th century. By the Book, p. 157-172 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Prizes

Medalha de Mérito da Academia Brasileira de Medicina Militar

Isabel Amaral (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2018

  • 13 Publication peer-review
  • 7 Participation in conference
  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Editorial activity

Os exílios de Kurt Jacobsohn: encontros e desencontros do pai da bioquímica em Portugal

Isabel Amaral (Invited speaker)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

3º Encontro Luso-Brasileiro de História da Medicina Tropical + XXIII Congresso Brasileiro de História da Medicina

Isabel Amaral (Organiser), Jaime Benchimol (Organiser), João Bosco Botelho (Organiser), Luiz Ayrton Santos Júnior (Organiser), Rita Lobo (Member of programme committee), Bárbara Direito (Member of programme committee)
5 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

3º Encontro Luso-Brasileiro de História da Medicina Tropical + XXIII Congresso Brasileiro de História da Medicina

Isabel Amaral (Member of programme committee)
5 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Temporalidades (Journal)

Isabel Amaral (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Fronteiras - Journal of Social, Technological and Environmental Science. (Journal)

Isabel Amaral (Editor)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review