Women and physics in Brazil: Publications, citations and H index

Jeferson J. Arenzon, Patrícia Duarte, Solange Cavalcanti, Marcia C. Barbosa
In the last decade, the main Brazilian research funding agencies, CNPq and CAPES, have introduced gender projects aimed to understand the situation of women in general and in science in particular. These projects have led to an increased awareness of the problem. There is still a long way to go in the quest for equal access to opportunities and resources. This paper compares the production and quality of work of female scientists with their male colleagues in the physics and astronomy
more » ... astronomy grant-funded research community in Brazil.
doi:10.1063/1.4794228 fatcat:jomclmap45hlvm5mxlm2dwgw3e