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Parent in Science, which has four ambassadors at UFMG, is awarded by Nature

The Brazilian movement Parent in Science received the Inspiring Women in Science award, in the Science Outreach category, offered by the British publisher Nature. The initiative works to systematize data and fight for the implementation of support policies for mothers in the academy. It is the first time that the award, in partnership with the […]

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Sandra Almeida becomes the President of AUGM

  The rector of UFMG, Prof Sandra Goulart Almeida, became on June, 29 the first female leader of the Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo (Montevideo Group), a league created in 1991 to bring together South American publicly-funded universities. “I was the first female vice president of AUGM, and now I am the first president in […]

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Specialists presents solutions for expanding ESG’s horizons

Sustainable practices required by international markets and consumers point to a need for change in the culture of organizations. An investment potential of more than US$ 1 trillion places Brazil in front of challenges studied by universities and research centers.   If investing in the adoption of ESG practices could still be considered superfluous or […]

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Newsletter | August – September 2021’s Edition

At the currently edition of the newsletter “Brazil Research: Science, Education and Innovation”, we present to you the special articles that we prepared. Here you will read about the challenges of expading ESG’s Horizons for change the culture of organizations; the experiences of UFMG and UFSM to help build paths to recover cities hit by […]

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OPPORTUNITIES IN RESEARCH AND OPEN PROGRAMS

Fundep is a foundation committed to research excellence and generati It aims to develop and integrate the intercultural elements at innovation and extension enviroment. Below we present notices and advanced programs to boost research, education and innovation for the benefit of society. Count on the support and be a partner of Fundep: novosprojetos@fundep.com.br    NIH – Opportunities Tropical Medicine Research This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for a Tropical […]

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The new challenges of importing in science and the solutions yielded by Fundep to the pandemic scenario

Anyone who sees the results of scientific research does not always have a chance to know how a scientist came to them. Some can save lives, improve economic sectors or create innovations that will be remembered for years to come. From the research planning process to its implementation, there are several phases and participants who […]

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Newsletter Brazil Research: Science, Education and Innovation | Second edition

In the February/March edition of the newsletter “Brazil Research: Science, Education and Innovation”, we have selected for you the highlights of the publication: Trends and learning from the Covid-19 Pandemic and the search for new immunizers; The circular economy scenario in Brazil; Profile of consumption of international research content; UFMG project is highlighted in Nature […]

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Ways to Expand the Circular Economy in Brazil: from Small to Big Businesses

Changing business models takes time and sometimes it demands additional costs for those who produce and those who buy. But what if, in a scenario of financial difficulties that started in 2020 and echoes in 2021, it was possible to embrace a more sustainable and profitable alternative? This is one of the gains that come […]

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Nanoscope designed at UFMG enables scientists to understand the structure that makes graphene superconducting

Article that received front-cover mention in Nature Magazine attests the instrument´s capacity, which has earned nine patents and may already have its technology transferred to the industry Under certain conditions, graphene, one of the crystalline forms of carbon, becomes a superconductor – a material that conducts electricity without any resistance. The empirical observation of the […]

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Beyond a vaccine: fighting the new coronavirus will depend on new research and local investment in science and technology

Brazil celebrated, in the last month, the approval of the emergency use of the Coronavac and AstraZeneca vaccines by the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa). The start of immunization in the country was a big step in the war against Covid-19, but many battles still have to be won. On the front line, an army […]

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Podcasts about Science: Relevant and Quality Information

According to the survey, “Podcast Stats Soundbites”, Brazil is the country that consumes more podcasts, second only to the United States. The market for this kind of production is growing and demonstrates the appreciation for audio content. In this way, Science is present with quality materials, didactic explanations and pertinent themes. We have selected six […]

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Fundep: with and for the science

Any expectations for 2020 were far from reaching the changes brought by the pandemic context of COVID-19: impacts on social relations, healthcare system, economy, education, environment, market and, of course, in science. For Fundep´s president, professor Alfredo Gontijo de Oliveira, despite the complexity of this year´s scenario, science works as it has always done, providing […]

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