Assistant professor (Agregação), Secção Autónoma de História e Filosofia das Ciências (SAHFC), FCUL
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- History of the Physical Sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries;
- History of Quantum Chemistry;
- History of Science in Portugal (18th and 19th centuries);
- History of Science in the European Peripheries.
- “Reading newspapers: an open window to representations of science and technology in the Portuguese press (1900-1926)” (PTDC/HCT/68210/2006), Set 2008-2011
- Luso-Spanish Acção Integrada "Ciência na Península Ibérica: contributos para um estudo histórico comparativo entre Espanha e Portugal, séculos XVIII-XX"
- “Science, technical training and the construction of Liberalism in Portugal: the case of the Polytechnic School of Lisbon (1837-1911)”, (HC/0084/2009), 2010-2013.
- “Nuclear Portugal: Physics, Technology, Medicine and Environment (1910-2010)”, (HC/0063/2009), 2010-2013.
- “The spaces of Portuguese Technoscience (1837-1947)”, (PTDC/HCT/70798/2006), 2008-2011.
- “Paving the way for integrated archival and collection-based research in the history of science: Preservation, access and case-studies of the collections of the Museum of Science (University of Lisbon)”, (PTDC/HCT/64181/2006), 2008-2010.
- Ana Simões, Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Carneiro, Citizen of the world. A scientific biography of Abbé Correia da Serra (Berkeley: Institute for Governmental Studies, forthcoming 2012).
- Kostas Gavroglu, Ana Simões, Neither Physics nor Chemistry. A history of quantum chemistry (Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2011).
- Luís Miguel Carolino, Ana Simões, "The eclipse, the astronomer and his audience: Frederico Oom and the total solar eclipse of 28 May 1900 in Portugal", Annals of Science, DOI:10.1080/00033790.2011.601278
- Ana Simões, Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Carneiro, Cidadão do Mundo. Uma biografia científica do Abade Correia da Serra (Porto: Porto Editora, 2006), English translation forthcoming 2010.
- Ana Simões, Elsa Mota, Paulo Crawford, “Einstein in Portugal. Eddington’s 1919 expedition to Principe and the reactions of Portuguese astronomers (1917-1925)”, British Journal for the History of Science 42, (2009), 245-73.
- Ana Simões, Ana Carneiro, Maria Paula Diogo, “Perspectives on Contemporary History of Science in Portugal” Nuncius 23 (2008), 237-263.
- Kostas Gavroglu, Manolis Patiniotis, Faidra Papanelopoulou, Ana Simões, Ana Carneiro, Maria Paula Diogo, Jose Ramon Bertomeu-Sánchez, Antonio Garcia Belmar, Agusti Nieto-Galan, “Science and technology in the European periphery. Some historiographical reflections”, History of Science 46 (2008), 153-175.
- Ana Simões, "Textbooks, popular lectures and sermons: the quantum chemist Charles Alfred Coulson and the crafting of science," British Journal for the History of Science 37 (2004), 299-342.
- Ana Simões, Ana Carneiro, Maria Paula Diogo (eds.), Travels of Learning. A Geography of Science in Europe (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003).
- Ana Simões, Ana Carneiro, Maria Paula Diogo, “Constructing Knowledge: Eighteenth-century Portugal and the New Sciences,” Archimedes 2 (1999), 1-40.
Scientific Societies and other institutions
- Advisory Board of series Boston Studies for the Philosophy of Science (2010-
- Advisory Board of MPIWG Research library for the history and development of knowledge (Open Access Activity) (2010-
- European Society for the History of Science: Member of the Training and Mobility Committee; member since 2004.
- International Group STEP- Science and Technology in the European Peripheries: Founding Member (1999).
- Advisory Board of the Commission on the History of Modern Chemistry (CHMC), International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science/ Division of History of Science (IUHPS/DHS): Member since 1998.
- Board of the Section on the History of Physics, European Physical Society: Member since 1997.