Author: Anais Da Academia Brasileira De Ciências

JCR, Kafka e MAI!

Pela segunda vez, os Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências foram surpreendidos ao descobrir que cerca de um quarto dos artigos de um número desapareceram da plataforma Jornal Citation Reports, um problema que deveria receber a atenção da indústria da publicação e avaliação. Algumas formas objetivas de avaliar a performance de volumes ou áreas específicas em um periódico são apresentadas. Read More →

Living in pandemic times [Originally published in An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc., vol. 92 no. 1]

As this editorial note is being written, the official death toll claimed by COVID-19 in Brazil is close to 12.000. The number of infected people is skyrocketing and not many researchers doubt that the current acknowledged 170.000+ will soon break the 1 million mark. Perhaps we are already much closer to this figure than one would like due to the general sense that the official numbers are substantial underestimates. Available in English. Image: Brian McGowan. Read More →

The world haunted by Covid-19 [Originally published in An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc., vol. 92 no. 1]

In this time of confinement due to COVID-19 pandemic some reflections have been made e it has never been as clear as people can benefit from science. From the simple gesture of washing your hands like many others used during the quarantine, they have been identified by previous studies. In this way, we reinforce the need to maintain investments in the science. Available in English. Image: United Nations COVID-19 Response. Read More →