- AQUA opens scholarships for masters' dissertations
12 July 2019
The scholarships will have a maximum duration of 9 months, and are destined to students that choose to work on hydraulic systems in gardens or monastic enclosures in Portugal, during the Early Modern period.
- Project RUTTER is looking for a project manager
01 July 2019
Applications will be accepted from July 10 to August 10. It is not a requirement that candidates hold a PhD degree, but they must be fluent both in portuguese and english, and have experience in 1) european research projects, 2) science communication, and 3) scientific research.
- CIUHCT scored as Excellent (top score) in the latest FCT Evaluation of R&D Units
25 June 2019
After being graded as 'Exceptional' in 2015, and with a new grading system in place that no longer includes this classification, CIUHCT is again placed within the top R&D units in Portugal. The international evaluation panel also highlighted CIUHCT's leadership position at the European level.
- Maria Elvira Callapez writes about the history of plastics for the SIC Notícias website
25 June 2019
Next to environmental concerns with plastic waste, Maria Elvira Callapez provides the historical background of the use of these materials, arguing that "any future scenario where plastics don't play an even more important role in our lives sounds irrealistic".
- H2020 project InsSciDE, participated by CIUHCT researchers, was received by the Office of European Commissioner Carlos Moedas, in Brussels
23 June 2019
The meeting, almost two hours long, included a global presentation of the project, highlights on the importance of its outputs for European guidelines on science diplomacy, and plans for medium-term collaboration.
- New issue of HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology (13.1, June 2019) online
19 June 2019
The new volume includes the special issue "Before the Silent Spring: Pesticides in Twentieth-Century Europe", coordinated by José Rámon Bertomeu-Sánchez, an extended abstract of Thomas J. Misa's Distinguished Lecture, a work in progress by PhD student Inês N. Navalhas, and reviews of the latest books by Tiago Saraiva, Samir Boumediene, and Cathy Gere.
- Two research fellowships for PhDs in ERC Project RUTTER
05 June 2019
This call will be open until July 5, and the fellowships will start in September 2019.
- Público highlights efforts by CIUHCT researchers in preservation of scientific collection
04 June 2019
In its June 3 edition, the newspaper revisited the story of the scientific collection of Escola-Oficina Nº1, in the neighbourhood of Graça, in Lisbom. The objects were fortuitously (re)discovered by CIUHCT researcher João Monteiro, and preserved thanks to the National Museum of Natural History of Science and the PRISC Network (through CIUHCTer Marta Lourenço).
- i newspaper interviews Maria Elvira Callapez
30 May 2019
- CIUHCT participates in the commemoration of the 25 years of Manguinhos
30 May 2019
CIUHCT researcher M. Luísa Sousa, editor in chief of HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology, will represent the centre in the workshop celebrating the event, in a roundtable dedicated to discuss the tendencies, difficulties and potential of peer review.