Raising awareness about the importance of scientific research: a great good – an opinion article

The scientific findings are associated with long processes, although not easy ones. But “will society realize the importance of scientific research to improve the conditions of life?”, asks Marisa Gaspar, PhD researcher in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Marisa admits that the most recent pandemic might have caused “an alert, not only national, mas also worldwide, that the research work is important”, since “the researchers joined forces and had been working, (…) in a fight against time”.

Although the scientific research takes time, it is necessary for the treatment, as well as “for the prevention of diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular problems and others” reveals the researcher.

Read the full article: https://www.diarioleiria.pt/edicoes (edition 21/12/2022) 

This work was funded by Portuguese national funds provided by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. FCT/UI/05704/2020