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Study analyzes costs related to medication misuse

Study analyzes costs related to medication misuse

Researcher estimates that R$ 60 billion (nearly US$ 15 billion) are spent every year in Brazil in the treatment of the harmful effects of medication

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UFRGS is named one of the best universities in the world ranking

UFRGS is named one of the best universities in the world ranking

Listed in Position 398 among the highest education institutions of the globe, UFRGS is ranked 5th in the country

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Physical exercise helps prevent depression

Physical exercise helps prevent depression

Meta-analysis study evaluates 49 studies that deal with the issue

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UFRGS ranked among the 10 best Latin American Universities

UFRGS ranked among the 10 best Latin American Universities

Times Higher Education evaluated 129 institutions from ten countries of the region

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Students who will participate in exchange program to China are greeted at UFRGS President's office

Students who will participate in exchange program to China are greeted at UFRGS President's office

With a scholarship from Hanban and the Communication University of China, students will learn Chinese language and literature

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Strategic Studies Seminar integrates University, Armed Forces and civil society

Strategic Studies Seminar integrates University, Armed Forces and civil society

Activities were held at the School of Economic Science, at the Engineering School and at the Southern Military Command Center

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UFRGS and Hospital de Clínicas partner up to test dressings that heal ulcers in diabetic people

UFRGS and Hospital de Clínicas partner up to test dressings that heal ulcers in diabetic people

The dressings produced in Brazil will be a more accessible option to patients

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Universities promote articulation to build the vision of the future of Porto Alegre

Universities promote articulation to build the vision of the future of Porto Alegre

Events discuss strategies for the engagement of society in an innovation pact

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The biology of aging

The biology of aging

UFRGS’ Research Group studies how inflammation affects telomeres - structures that can define how we are going to age

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Research on how elders’ health can be affected by models of masculinity in the rural environment

Research on how elders’ health can be affected by models of masculinity in the rural environment

Study reveals that men and women present different behaviors in relation to illness and the process of ageing

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Using Economics to fight obesity

Using Economics to fight obesity

Researcher recommends taxation methods over caloric foods to prevent the increase of obesity in Brazil

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Thesis approaches the conflict between large mining operations and Peruvian peasants

Thesis approaches the conflict between large mining operations and Peruvian peasants

Researcher analyzes the impacts of the mining project in the Andean region of Cajamarca, Peru

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The toad and the plant

The toad and the plant

A researcher in the field of Environmental Conservation reported how the construction of a hydroelectric power plant was stopped due to a little toad species that only exists in a very small area in Southern Brazil

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Stem cells procedure can modernize cleft palate repair

Stem cells procedure can modernize cleft palate repair

Current surgical techniques are long, complicated and ineffective

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Research analyzes how the weight carried in backpacks affects the performance of adventure racers

Research analyzes how the weight carried in backpacks affects the performance of adventure racers

Results are believed to contribute to the training and preparation of athletes

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Research allows for reduction of resting time after cardiac catheterization

Research allows for reduction of resting time after cardiac catheterization

In addition to increasing the comfort of patients, a study allowed the increase of the number of appointments in HCPA (Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre)

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Researchers develop new diet for the study of obesity in animal models

Researchers develop new diet for the study of obesity in animal models

The work, which also compared the effects of different types of diet on the body, highlighted the impacts of over processed foods on the intestinal microbiota.

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Visual realism in surgery simulators is the focus of research in the Institute of Informatics

Visual realism in surgery simulators is the focus of research in the Institute of Informatics

Researchers develop new computer graphic tools from videos of actual procedures with the aim of improving the training of surgeons

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100 Open Startups Brasil 2018 ranks startup incubated by UFRGS as the most attractive initiative in the Energy category

100 Open Startups Brasil 2018 ranks startup incubated by UFRGS as the most attractive initiative in the Energy category

Prosumir, a company associated to the Hestia Technological Incubator, develops turbines that improve energetical use

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