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Nasa Apps Challenge reaches its 10th edition

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge (Space Apps) is an international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, and others in cities around the world, where teams engage the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space. For one weekend each October, […]

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What are the challenges for expanding traceability in Brazil?

Universities and research centers outline actions to improve the scenario and present successful    In a country with almost 27% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) coming from agribusiness, promoting and supporting sustainable land use with solid scientific foundations is not merely fancy. It is a need to contribute to the environment and guarantee the continuity […]

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UFMG RESEARCHERS ANALYZE PSYCHIATRIC IMPACTS ON PATIENTS WHO HAD COVID-19

Of patients under analysis in the research on the psychiatric impacts after covid-19 infection, conducted at the Department of Mental Health at UFMG, at least 25% have some impairment in visuospatial processing, which includes skills, such as visual perception and spatial orientation. This is the first finding of researchers who have studied covid-19 since August 2020, coordinated by […]

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Fundep: 46 years with and for the science

Fundep celebrates more than four decades working in project management, teaching and innovation, and improving the scientific and technological knowledge. 46 years ago, the Foundation for Development of Research (FUNDEP) started its activities in an environment of intense transformation for science and technology in Brazil. The role of universities was expanding for a model of […]

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Survey of Interest in Science Related Content

We are interested to know about your habits of consuming science related content! Whether it is through podcasts, newspapers or social media, even if it is frequent or not. Our goal is to identify opportunities to reinforce science communication and divulgation. This survey is open to all publics, whether you are a PhD, still an […]

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NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration

Join with National Institute of Health (NIH) for the 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration – from Tuesday October 27 through Friday October 30. This event is geared towards administrators, early stage investigators, graduate students, and others new to working with the NIH grants process. Pros will be delighted to hear as well […]

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The pandemic in pictures: UFMG represents Brazil in Nature’s science images

Nature’s pick of science images in April focuses on the COVID-19 outbreak. UFMG, the Federal University of Minas Gerais, represents Brazil in the running for the coronavirus vaccine. The project is leading by the Center of Vaccine Technology, named CT Vacinas. Fundep supports the center’s activities. Read the full article here.    

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