Author: Anais Da Academia Brasileira De Ciências

JCR, Kafka y MAI!

Por segunda vez, los Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências se sorprendieron al descubrir que alrededor de una cuarta parte de los documentos de un cierto tema habían desaparecido en la plataforma Jornal Citation Reports, un problema que debería llamar la atención de la industria editorial y de evaluación. Se presentan algunas formas objetivas de evaluar el rendimiento de volúmenes o áreas específicas en una revista. 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 →