Dr. Germana Barata

Dr. Germana Barata

Dr. Germana Barata is a research associate of the ScholCommLab and a dedicated science communication researcher at the Laboratory of Advanced Studies in Journalism (Labjor) and the Centre for the Development of Creativity (Nudecri) at the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil. With a Master’s and PhD in History of Science from São Paulo University, Dr. Barata is a respected scholar who has been awarded a productivity research fellowship in science communication at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brazil.

Experience

  • Research associate at the ScholCommLab
  • Science communication researcher at the Laboratory of Advanced Studies in Journalism (Labjor) and the Centre for the Development of Creativity (Nudecri) at the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil
  • Teaches in Labjor/Unicamp’s Master in Science Communication program
  • Coordinates the graduate Science Journalism course at Unicamp
  • Awarded a productivity research fellowship in science communication at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brazil
  • Involved in a collaborative project with the University of the Fraser Valley, Science Writers and Communicators of Canada (SWCC), and the Association des Communicateurs Scientifique du Quebéc (ACS)

Education

  • Master’s in History of Science from São Paulo University
  • PhD in History of Science from São Paulo University

Research and Publications

  • Research focuses on the impact of social media and altmetrics on the value of Brazilian science journals
  • Project “Social impact of the Brazilian Science production through science communication” received financial support from the Sao Paulo Research Foundation
  • Collaborative project “Mapping the new landscape of science communicators and writers in Canada” funded by SSHRC
  • Prolific writer contributing to Ciência em Revista and Diário de Vancouver
  • Publications and presentations available on ResearchGate

Latest By Dr. Germana Barata

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