Maria Filomena Botelho and Maria Helena Braga in the third edition of the book “Mulheres na Ciência”

Image credits: Ciência Viva

The third edition of the book was launched online on March 8.

Maria Filomena Botelho, Scientific Coordinator of the 2019 New Challenges in Medical Physics Conference, the first promoted with the UT Austin Portugal Program’s seal in the area of Medical Physics, and Maria Helena Braga, former Senior Research Fellow in the Materials Institute at the University of Texas at Austin where she worked with the Nobel Prize laureate John Goodenough, are featured in this year’s edition of “Mulheres na Ciência”, Women in Science.

The book brings together 101 new portraits and testimonies from different generations of women researchers from various knowledge areas who have played a crucial role in the development of science and technology in Portugal in recent decades.

The photographic portraits of the work were captured by the photographers Clara Azevedo, José Carlos Carvalho, Luís Filipe Catarino and Rita Carmo.

Maria Filomena Botelho is the Director of the Biophysics Institute of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra.

Maria Helena Braga is an Associate Professor and Head of the Engineering Physics Department at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.

You can read the book “Mulheres na Ciência” here.