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UFOP, a university supported by Fundep, signs cooperation agreements with Iranian universities

UFOP rectoress, Cláudia Marliére,  signed the agreement with Allameh Tabataba’i University (ATU) on November 8th. This was the second agreement signed with Iran — the first had been established in September with the University of Theran (UT). The agreements aim at the mobility of students, teachers and administrative technicians from the institutions, as well as […]

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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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Science, Technology and Innovation
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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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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