Category: Obituary

Death Notice: Francisco Alberto de Moura Duarte, first President of ABEC Brasil

Photograph of Prof. Francisco Alberto de Moura Duarte. He is an elderly white man with white beard and eyebrows, his face is turned to the right.

Francisco Alberto de Moura Duarte, retired professor from the University of São Paulo Medical School and President of ABEC Brasil for the first two mandates (1985-1987, 1988-1990), passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, in Ribeirão Preto, SP. Professor Moura Duarte was an eminent scientist in the field of molecular genetics, with participation in institutions in the country and abroad. Available in Portuguese only. Read More →

In memoriam: Dr. Jürgen Döbereiner – 1923-2018

Dr. Jürgen Döbereiner, founder and editor of the Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, a SciELO Brazil journal, and president of Associação Brasileira de Editores Científicos (ABEC) between 2000 and 2004, passed away at his home on October 16, 2018 at the age of 94. This post presents a summary of his remarkable academic and professional career. In honor of Dr. Döbereiner’s memory, SciELO highlights its remarkable contribution to the advancement of scientific research and communication in Brazil. Text available only in Portuguese. Read More →

In memoriam: Eugene Garfield – 1925-2017

The father of Scientometrics died at 91 years old on February 27, 2017 leaving a production of more than 1.000 papers and communications over 60 years of research. Read More →