[ENG] UFPel PhD Student in Animal Science is Awarded in US Event

In October, the city of Laramie, Wyoming (USA), held the “2018 High Plains Nutrition and Managing Round table”, an event dealing with the optimizing of herd productivity. In addition to the round table, the event program offered an award  for the graduate students presenting  research works related to nutrition and management of beef cattle. The…

[ENG] UFPel Professor Earns a Degree from the Brazilian Academy of Sciences

UFPel professor and scientist Tiago Veiras Collares has become affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) in the area of ​​Biomedical Sciences. A biologist, veterinarian and biotechnologist, Tiago works at UFPel with in vitro cell sorting experiments that can aid in the fight against cancer. His diploma was awarded after the presentation of…

[ENG] ‘For Women in Science’ award announces 2018 winners

An award that promotes gender equality in the scientific environment by recognizing initiatives of female scientists had a record number of applications this year. The 13th edition of the ‘For Women in Science’, a program developed by L’Oréal Brazil in partnership with UNESCO and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC), had 524 projects submitted in its 2018 edition, presenting a…

[ENG] UFPel wins a first-ever award from CNPq

Last July 2018, during the 70th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science (SBPC) held in Maceio, Brazil, undergrad Cumputing Engineering student Iago Storch received the 15th Distinction Award of Introduction to Scientific and Technological Research given by the National Council for Scientifc and Technological Development (category: “Science Intern, CNPq Fellowship…

[ENG] UFPel scores higher in the best universities ranking of Latin America

UFPel is ranked 47th in The Times Higher Education, one of the most important rankings in the world to rate universities. One hundred and twenty-nine Latin American higher education institutions were surveyed. This position ranks UFPel as the third best university in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, coming only behind the Federal University of…

[ENG] UFPel students’ short film selected for shows in California

The film IBUKUN, produced by the independent groups Ruidosa Alma & Artêmista, formed by theater and graphic design students Samuel Pretto, Rui Carlo, Eduardo Moraes Pretto, Elizabeth Silveira and Jardel Athayde, will be exhibited in the city of Indio – State of California, United States – together with Chellavision Short Film Fest 2018. The Festival…

[ENG] UFPel Receives More Research Productivity Grants

According to The Office of the Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies and Innovation, UFPel has increased significantly both its number and level of Research Productivity Grants in 2018. The grants are given by CNPq (the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development), an agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication whose…

[ENG] Research Work in Hydrology carried out at UFPEL is Published in International Journal

The paper entitled “At-Site Flood Frequency Analysis Coupled with Multiparameter Probability Distributions”, written by UFPel scholars Felício Cassalho, Samuel Beskow, Carlos Rogério de Mello, Maíra Martim de Moura, Laura Kerstner e Leo Fernandes Ávila, was published in the 32nd issue of the international journal Water Resources Management.. According to the authors, their research work is…

[ENG] Student from the Agronomy School is Awarded in the USA

Giovani Antoniaci Caputo, a student from our Agronomy School, has won the John Jachetta Undergraduate Research Award given by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) for his research work entitled “Screening of Sweetpotato Cultivars for Allelopathic Activity Against Weeds.” For 28 years, the WSSA has been awarding exceptional works developed by undergraduate students in…

[ENG] Researcher of the Institute of Biology describes 15-million-year-old fly

Professor Marco Antonio Tonus Marinho, researcher at the Department of Ecology, Zoology and Genetics of the Institute of Biology at UFPel, published in the journal Plos One the description of a fly in amber that dates back to 15-20 million years. The publication had the collaboration of international researchers, among them David Grimaldi from the…