Portuguese Women in Science Map: Historical overview


The Portuguese Women in Science Map is a project from AMONET. The historical interactive map contains information about Portuguese women that made a significant contribution to the advance of her main field of research and science in general. The digital map in divided in 12 main scientific areas: Architecture, Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Mathematics, Informatics, Geology, Meteorology, Law, and Human and Social Sciences.


Click on the baloons to discover the Portuguese women scientists!


[Choose the Outline view to get a list. After selecting a scientist click on Details to know more about her life and career]



History of Portuguese Women in Academia: Statistical Maps


The statistical maps from the project History of Portuguese Women in Academia overview women's participation in the academic life in Portuguese universities (OPorto, Coimbra and Lisbon) from the end of the 19th century to 1970. The presented data refers only to enrolments but graduations will be also investigated in a near future. Many Portuguese women were able to enter in the universities in this period, but not all successfully graduated. This happened due to many reasons, especially those linked to social pressure regarding marriage and motherhood. Data regarding PhDs in the period from 1917 e 2010 is also presented.