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Digital repository displays 3D models of museums, buildings and monuments pieces

Digital repository displays 3D models of museums, buildings and monuments pieces

Project aims to collaborate with the conservation and the study of the historical and cultural patrimony of the State of Rio Grande do Sul and, with the aid of 3D printing, make the works accessible to people with visual impairment

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Researcher develops upper limb orthosis with 3D printing techniques

Researcher develops upper limb orthosis with 3D printing techniques

The model would be cheaper and more functional than the current ones, but it hasn't hit the market yet

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Researcher develops fungi-based dye for leather

Researcher develops fungi-based dye for leather

The substance is less damaging to the environment than the synthetic ones currently used in the industry

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Antioxidant and bioactive compounds are identified in craft beers

Antioxidant and bioactive compounds are identified in craft beers

Besides describing 57 phenolic and 15 nitrogen compounds present in the drink, researchers have shown that these substances can be used to distinguish between beer styles.

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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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Study demonstrates guarana’s potential to prevent obesity

Study demonstrates guarana’s potential to prevent obesity

Experiments with rats showed that guarana extract prevented weight gain and insulin resistance

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Study addresses biological and evolutionary characteristics of species farmed for food

Study addresses biological and evolutionary characteristics of species farmed for food

Researchers published the most extensive analysis on the attributes of domesticated plants and animals for food production

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UFRGS awards Paul Whelton the Doctor Honoris Causa title

UFRGS awards Paul Whelton the Doctor Honoris Causa title

Professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (New Orleans, Louisiana) was recognized for outstanding achievements in his research studies on blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases

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Pacto Alegre sets strategic agenda for capital city’s transformation

Pacto Alegre sets strategic agenda for capital city’s transformation

This commitment brings together projects that have a common goal: to turn Porto Alegre into a reference in innovation and quality of life

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Nilma Lino Gomes delivers aula magna at UFRGS

Nilma Lino Gomes delivers aula magna at UFRGS

Broaching “The Role of the University in Overcoming Racism,” Gomes argued that overcoming racism involves facing racism

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“I am a tragic optimist,” says Boaventura de Sousa Santos at a conference held at UFRGS

“I am a tragic optimist,” says Boaventura de Sousa Santos at a conference held at UFRGS

All seats at Salão de Atos were taken to listen to the researcher at the cycle of debates ‘University of the Future”

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Researchers compile and analyze global data base of plant species and their characteristics

Researchers compile and analyze global data base of plant species and their characteristics

Data gathered by an international group will allow the prediction of consequences of climate change on vegetation

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Rankings of international reach highlight UFRGS

Rankings of international reach highlight UFRGS

The university was listed amongst the best universities of Latin America in the THE and amongst the best of the world in the QS World

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UFRGS launches Institutional Program of Internationalization

UFRGS launches Institutional Program of Internationalization

Details on the CAPES-PRINT program were presented to faculty members and coordinators of UFRGS’ graduate programs

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Researchers analyze the effects of Ritalin on the developing brain

Researchers analyze the effects of Ritalin on the developing brain

Tests with rats demonstrate that methylphenidate, non-commercial name of the medication, can affect a number of behavioral and neurochemical parameters, furthermore, leading to memory problems and neuron loss

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Nanotechnology is employed in pioneering research project in dentistry

Nanotechnology is employed in pioneering research project in dentistry

Solutions, toothpastes and adhesives with drug loaded nanocapsules, such as anti-inflammatories, offer alternatives for treatment against dental caries and other inflammations

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Computational Thinking in Basic Education

Computational Thinking in Basic Education

Researcher develops activities on paper for the teaching of computer concepts

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Science in comics

Science in comics

A state school chemistry teacher has developed in her masters a comic magazine to teach stoichiometry

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Project promotes physical activities to people with diabetes and dyslipidemia

Project promotes physical activities to people with diabetes and dyslipidemia

Research and community outreach activities partner to improve the health and quality of life of those who have been diagnosed.

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