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Maria Elvira Callapez

 
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Assistant Professor, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon,
2004 -2006 - Post-Doctorate at University of California Berkeley, EUA

Interesses de investigação

  • History of Science and Technology
  • Chemical Education: Production of working documents to be used in laboratory education for Secondary Teaching (Teachers Training I and II, Degree on Applied Chemistry)
  • Relationships between Chemistry, Daily Life and Social Development.

Organisation of scientific international meetings

  • Chairperson of Local Organising Committee of PAPS (Portuguese American Post-graduate Society), Fruitful Connections Across the Atlantic: Science And Technology Networks, VII PAPS FORUM, University of California, Berkeley, 17-18 March 2006.
  • Chairperson of the Plenary Session, "Chemistry, Technology and Society", 5th International Conference on History of Chemistry, 6 -10 September 2005.

Publicações

Books

  • Isabel Malaquias, Ernst Homburg, Maria Elvira Callapez (eds), 5th International Conference on History of Chemistry: "Chemistry, Technology and Society", Lisbon/Estoril, 6-10 September 2005. Proceedings, Lisbon, Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (SPQ), 2006 (forthcoming)
  • Maria Elvira Callapez, Isabel Malaquias, Ernst Homburg, Ricardo Santos, Hugo Rosa (eds), 5th International Conference on History of Chemistry: "Chemistry, Technology and Society", Lisbon/Estoril, 6-10 September 2005. Book of Abstracts, Lisbon/Estoril, 6-10 September 2005.
  • M. Elvira Callapez, Plásticos em Portugal - A Origem da Indústria Transformadora, (Plastics in Portugal - The Origin of the Transforming Industry) - Collection "Histórias de Portugal", Lisbon, Ed. Estampa, 2000
  • M. Elvira Callapez, Um Caso de Transferência de Tecnologia - A Introdução em Portugal da Indústria de Policloreto de Vinilo pela CIRES, Lisbon, Escolar Editora, (forthcoming).

Chapters in Books

  • M. Elvira Callapez and Paulina Mata, "Chemistry and Daily Life: In the Diningroom with Chemistry" in Cadernos Didácticos de Ciências, Volume I, Lisbon, Ministério da Educação, 2000.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Hughes, Thomas P., American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm 1870 - 1970, Nova Iorque, Penguin Books, 1989 (Electronic version in http://www.historia-energia.com/imagens/conteudos/L1EC, June 2005)

Papers Submitted to International Journals

  • M. Elvira Callapez, "Technology Transfer and the Polymer Industry in Portugal - The Cases of Bakelite and PVC, AHE, AFHE, APHES, SISE", Montecatini Term Congress, 09-11 November 2001. Submitted for publication.
  • M. Elvira Callapez, Isabel Amaral, Ana Carneiro, Paulina Mata, "Moving Towards an Environmentally Friendly Technology in Portugal: The Cases of CIRES and HOVIONE", ICOTHEC 2000, 27th Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology, National Technical Museum (Prague), August 2000. Submitted for publication to the Journal ICON.
  • M. Elvira Callapez, A.M.Nunes dos Santos, Paulina Mata, Ana Carneiro, "The Portuguese Plastics Industry and the Politics of Industrial Development", ICOHTEC 98, 25th Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology, FCT/UNL, August 1998. Submitted for publication to the Journal Business History.
  • Elvira Calapés, Paulina Mata "Chemistry is Life ", submitted for publication to the Journal of Chemical Education.

Papers in Proceedings

  • Maria Elvira Callapez, "The Challenge of PVC and Regulation - Should the Use of this Important Material Be Discontinued?", in Isabel Malaquias, Ernst Homburg, Maria Elvira Callapez (eds), 5th International Conference on History of Chemistry: "Chemistry, Technology and Society", Lisbon/Estoril, 6-10 September 2005. Lisbon, SPQ, 2006 (forthcoming).
  • Manuel da Costa Leite e Maria Elvira Callapez, "ICT, Neurocognitive Fundamentals and Learning" in Freddy Malpica/Friedrich Welsch/Andres Tremante (eds), EISTA´04, International Conference on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Vol. IV, Orlando, Florida, EUA, Julho 2004.
  • Maria Elvira Calapés, "The Origins of Plastics Industry in Portugal", in Hans-Joachim Braun/Alexandre Herlea (eds), Materials: Research, Development and Applications, XXth International Congress of History of Science, Vol. XV, Liège, Brepols, 2002.

Popularizatin of Science and Technology

  • Maria Elvira Callapez, "Literacia científica e tecnológica: precisa-se?", Ciência Hoje - Ciência e Tecnologia em Directo, 10 May 2006 (http://www.cienciahoje.pt/index.php?oid=3080&op=all)
  • Maria Elvira Callapez, "Aquela última aula de história!", Ciência Hoje - Ciência e Tecnologia em Directo, 05 April 2006 (http://www.cienciahoje.pt/index.php?oid=2826&op=all)
  • M. Elvira Callapez, "Do Pé Descalço à Alpercata: A História da Massificação dos Plásticos", Lisbon, Instituto de Investigação Científica Bento de Rocha Cabral, March, 2006.
  • Maria Elvira Callapez, "Paper or plastic"?, Ciência Hoje - Ciência e Tecnologia em Directo, 07 March 2006 (http://www.cienciahoje.pt/index.php?oid=2619&op=all)
  • Maria Elvira Callapez, "História da Química: um acontecimento em Portugal", Ciência Hoje - Ciência e Tecnologia em Directo, 14 February 2006 (http://www.cienciahoje.pt/index.php?oid=2384&op=all)
  • Maria Elvira Callapez, "Em defesa da história das ciências e tecnologia em todos os graus de ensino", Ciência Hoje - Ciência e Tecnologia em Directo, 07 February 2006 (http://www.cienciahoje.pt/index.php?oid=2308&op=all)
  • Maria Elvira Callapez, Um Apontamento sobre a "5th International Conference on History of Chemistry", Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa da Química - Notícias SPQ, Out/Dez, 2005.

Professional Memberships

  • Portuguese American Postgraduate Society (PAPS) - (West Coast Director, USA), 2005, 2006 and Institutional and Media Relations Director , 2006
  • Science, Technology, and Society Center, University of California, Berkeley, 2005
  • Founding Member of Núcleo de História da Química, Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, 2004
  • SHOT (Society for History of Technology), 2004
  • STEP (Science and Technology in the European Periphery ), 2000
  • ICOTHEC (International Committee for the History of Technology), 1998
  • Portuguese Chemical Society

 

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  Última actualização 21-07-06