Estudos de Psicologia (Campinas)
On-line version ISSN 1982-0275
WITTER, Geraldina Porto. Post Graduation in Psychology at PUC-Campinas: theses and dissertations (1975-2004). Estud. psicol. (Campinas) [online]. 2005, vol.22, n.4, pp.365-370. ISSN 1982-0275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-166X2005000400004.
The evaluation of scientific production is an important activity to the scientific and educational politics and patterns. This paper presents a quantitative evaluation about the theses and dissertations that had been presented at the Pontificia Universidade Católica de Campinas, from 1975 to 2004, that is, 30 years. The results shows 577 papers from master degree and 93 dissertations (PhD), which amounts to 670 scientific productions. The first master thesis was defended in 1975, and only in 1997 the PhD first thesis was defended. The feminine authorship has been the most common (81,79%). Some advisers' total participation have been more intense than the others, according to these professionals' career as a member of this program.
Keywords : scientometry; scientific research; clinical psychology; school psychology.