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Alause Da Silva Pires

Program Year : 
2017 - 2018
Fellow Type: 
Visiting Student Researcher
Academic Degree: 
Master in Gerongology
Previous Education: 
Master in Gerongology - Catholic University of Brasília - 2010
High Education in Biomedicine - Federal University of Goiás - 2007
Associated University in Brazil: 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Current Position: 
PhD candidate in Informatics in Education

Alause da Silva Pires is an Analyst in Science and Technology at the Brazilian Federal Agency for the Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES), where she works with the evaluation of graduate programs in Brazil. From 2009 to 2016, she’s had different posts at CAPES' Evaluation Board, the last one was being the Manager of the Professional Master's Program Evaluation Department. She holds Bachelor's degrees in Biomedicine (2007) at Federal University of Goias and a Master's degree in Gerontology (2010) at Catholic University of Brasilia. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Informatics in Education at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and her research focus is the Brazilian system for the evaluation of scientific journals and its influence in scientific production in the country.