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It’s not only a video game: symbolic gender violence in digital games

It’s not only a video game: symbolic gender violence in digital games

UFRGS doctoral thesis in Communication Studies aims to understand how symbolic violence against women occurs in digital games like Dota 2 and League of Legends

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UFRGS to form partnership with Instituto Fome Zero to promote food and nutritional security

UFRGS to form partnership with Instituto Fome Zero to promote food and nutritional security

The two institutions will act in support of public policies to combat hunger and malnutrition

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UFRGS’ Professor is the first researcher in South America to receive an honorary membership by the IAVS

UFRGS’ Professor is the first researcher in South America to receive an honorary membership by the IAVS

This is the highest award that the International Association for Vegetation Science can give to an individual member to recognize sustained contributions of extraordinary merit to the field

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Hops beyond beer

Hops beyond beer

UFRGS´s researcher from the Faculty of Dental Sciences obtains patent about hops usage and seeks for funding to start developing products

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UFRGS' professor proposes Consumer Global Compact at UN event

UFRGS' professor proposes Consumer Global Compact at UN event

Director of the Faculty of Law, Cláudia Lima Marques was a speaker at the UNCTAD Forum held online in June

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UFRGS study changes the paradigm of clean energy production from photocatalysts

UFRGS study changes the paradigm of clean energy production from photocatalysts

Researchers propose a different path that increases the efficiency of the technique of obtaining hydrogen as a source of chemical energy

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Technology developed at UFRGS uses solar power to deliver drinkable water to suburban areas

Technology developed at UFRGS uses solar power to deliver drinkable water to suburban areas

Water disinfection prototype utilizing sunlight is highly efficient and has a low-cost structure. The technology was the first green patent from UFRGS to be acknowledged

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Large trees in Brazilian southern subtropical forests are an important resource for carbon storage

Large trees in Brazilian southern subtropical forests are an important resource for carbon storage

PhD student at the Postgraduate Program in Ecology is the lead author of a published article at an international scientific journal. The study on the variables that influence the biomass stock of forests from Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina is the first about biomass quantification in these sites

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Article published by UFRGS researchers is the cover of American Academy of Neurology journal

Article published by UFRGS researchers is the cover of American Academy of Neurology journal

The authors analyzed data from 3,204 Alzheimer patients to identify changes in astrocyte biomarkers

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UFRGS's researcher is re-elected to vice presidency of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research

UFRGS's researcher is re-elected to vice presidency of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research

Committee is part of the International Science Council and is responsible for developing and coordinating research on Antarctica

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UFRGS' Visual Design student receives award in international competition

UFRGS' Visual Design student receives award in international competition

Cristian Severo Garske developed a game explaining some issues related to Nielsen's 10 heuristics

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A kitchen garden in the middle of concrete: UFRGS research analyzes the reconciliation of contradictions in the urban agriculture

A kitchen garden in the middle of concrete: UFRGS research analyzes the reconciliation of contradictions in the urban agriculture

Ana Clara Aparecida Alves de Souza has spent two years accompanying the Collective Ant Farm (Horta Coletiva da Formiga), located in the Historic Center of Porto Alegre. The thesis approaches the urban agriculture in the contemporary world as a complex and multifaceted movement

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Computer Science Student Receives Prize in Apple Contest

Computer Science Student Receives Prize in Apple Contest

Santiago Gonzaga developed dynamic app that teaches genetics

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Vale’s Coal mine in Mozambique: overdevelopment and social reorientation

Vale’s Coal mine in Mozambique: overdevelopment and social reorientation

Ethnographic research shows some of the dynamics and dilemmas that occurred in Moatize, Mozambique, due to a development project carried out by Brazilian firm Vale

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UFRGS's student represents Brazil in event that debates issues about BRICS

UFRGS's student represents Brazil in event that debates issues about BRICS

Esther Krüger Silveira, student from the Social Sciences Course, was among the 10 young Brazilians who participated last Saturday in the “BRICS Youth Round Table 2021”

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Article about cryopreservation of zebrafish’s semen is the cover of an international scientific journal

Article about cryopreservation of zebrafish’s semen is the cover of an international scientific journal

A study conducted by the research group AQUAM from UFRGS¹, specialized in biodiversity and aquatic species conservation, analyzed cryopreservation protocols of zebrafish gametes. The species is a biological model used in research in several areas

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UFRGS researchers find new way to treat event responsible for baby suffocation

UFRGS researchers find new way to treat event responsible for baby suffocation

Findings show a 50% reduction in injuries caused by neonatal hypoxia-ischemia, an event that causes damage to babies’ nervous system cells. In the study, a residue produced by the body after physical activities known as lactate was used on the treatment. The research was chosen to be the cover of the Neuroscience journal

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INPI acknowledges UFRGS' first Green Patent Application

INPI acknowledges UFRGS' first Green Patent Application

The technology for water treatment is developed by researchers from the Graduate Program in Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology (PPGMAA)

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UFRGS’ professor elected vice president of the International Society of Plant Morphologists

UFRGS’ professor elected vice president of the International Society of Plant Morphologists

The investiture of Jorge Mariath internationally recognizes the result of his contributions to the development of this field of study

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Research by UFRGS and UEA concluded that Shell-precious fungi may be able to degrade plastic

Research by UFRGS and UEA concluded that Shell-precious fungi may be able to degrade plastic

Unprecedent results indicate that five fungi that live in an Amazonian tree known as precious bark manage to grow on PET plastic, which suggests that they may be able to degrade the polymer

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