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  • 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

A cidade e a produção de um espaço privado de investigação biomédica: o Instituto Bento da Rocha Cabral (1921–1953)

Amaral, I. & Carneiro, A., 2019, Capital Científica. Práticas da Ciência em Lisboa e a História Contemporânea de Portugal. Saraiva, T. & Macedo, M. (eds.). 1st ed. Lisbon: ICS-Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, p. 213–249 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

III Mostra da ENTOMOTECA Henrique Ribeiro e Helena Ramos: A entomologia médica e a medicina tropical portuguesa (1902-1966)

Translated title of the contribution: 3rd exhibition of the ENTOMOTECA Henrique Ribeiro e Helena Ramos: Medical entomology and portuguese tropical medicine (1902-1960)Lobo, A. R., Novo, M. T., Lopes, L. F. V. D. S., Amaral, I. & Almeida, A. P. G. D., Feb 2019

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Open Access
  • 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

  • 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

    Translated title of the contribution: Guide of the Exhibition Doctors in Africa: The other side of portuguese medicine in the 20th centuryZaky, 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

    Prizes

    Medalha de Mérito da Academia Brasileira de Medicina Militar

    Isabel Amaral (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities

    • 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 (Chair)
    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

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

    Isabel Amaral (Invited speaker)
    5 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference