The Brazilian scientific diaspora in Austria, Slovakia and Slovenia is numerous and diverse.
Learn more about some of the members of the diaspora in the videos below, which are part of the webseries “Sapiência BR”, produced by the Federal University of São Carlos (USFCAR), in Brazil:
Nancy Stralis Pavese
Head of the Bioinformatics Laboratory at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), in Vienna.
Professor in the Department of Biosciences at the University of Salzburg, in Austria, where she coordinates researches focused on allergies. Her group, at the Allergy Cancer BioNano Research Centre (ACBN), addresses principles of the onset of allergies in individuals and develops diagnostic tests and new vaccines for the treatment of allergic diseases.
More on the researcher: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fatima-ferreira
Researcher in Austrian institutions and post-doctoral student in History of Science and Science Education in Portugal. Her main research works with unpublished material from Brazilian ethnographic collections found in museums and archives in Austria.
More on the researcher: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-galli
Vanessa Di Lego
Researcher at the Institute of Demography in Vienna, Austria. Her area of expertise within Demography is mortality, and her main research seeks to understand differences in life span and health characteristics between men and women, focusing on a phenomenon known as the gender paradox.
More on the researcher: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-di-lego
Physician trained in Slovakia, is now specializing in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Bratislava. He is also a PhD candidate in the same area at Comenius University, in Slovakia.
Learn more about the researcher at https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogo-miranda
Maria Ângela de Barros Correia Menezes
Researcher and professor at the Center for Development of Nuclear Technology (CDTN), in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, linked to the National Commission of Nuclear Energy (CNEN).
More on the researcher: www.cdtn.br/pessoal/77-maria-angela-de-barros-correiamenezes