Cristina Vicente Collection

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María Cristina Vicente was born on April 29th, 1948 in León, and died on March 21st, 2000 in Barcelona. She graduated in Biology at the University of Salamanca in 1971. In 1979, she received a doctorate from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona with the doctoral thesis Contribución al estudio de los diplópodos epigeos de Cataluña. This was the first morphological, wildlife and taxonomic study of the diplopods of Catalonia. The main results were published in the Eos magazine and it became a reference study for the specialists in diplopods in the Iberian Peninsula. In the academic and pedagogical aspects, the Dr. Vicente was a lecturer at the UAB from 1972 until 2000. First as an assistant professor and later as a full professor. She taught of general Zoology and Zoology of arthropods and she assumed different academic positions in the Department of Animal Biology, Plant Biology and Ecology.
As a researcher in zoology, Dr. Vicente specialized in the study of the morphology, taxonomy and ecology of different groups of diplopods in the Iberian Peninsula. As a result, she published numerous articles, many of which were in collaboration with other myriapodologists. However, she participated in multiple entomological activities and associations, including the Centre International de Myriapodologie.

Description of the collection: The personal legacy of the Dr. Vicente is composed of scientific articles in the form of offprints (680) and the professional epistolary (about 203) (1974-1990)

Limit dates: 1877-1996
Date of incorporation: 2004
Depository Library: Science and Technology Library
Where to consult the documentation: Science and Technology Library
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Available documents (link to the Catalog)
Inventory of epistolary
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