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2019-08-19 20:53:56

Xavier Roqué

Xavier Roqué

(Barcelona, 1965)

Lecturer of History of Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Physicist by training with a PhD in History of Science, he did postdoctoral stays in Cambridge and in París. He was a visiting lecturer in the universities of Cambridge (2011) and Uppsala (2013). His research deals with the history of contemporary physics and the relations between science, culture and gender. He has published works on the history of radioactivity, relativity and quantum physics, and has published and translated texts by A. Einstein, N. Bohr and Marie Curie into Spanish and Catalan. He is currently leading a research project on ‘Physics in the construction of Europe’ and is preparing another one on little science.

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