The Astronomy Department of The Physics Institute of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) is an outstanding Astronomy teaching, research and outreach centre in the state of Rio Grande do Sul with 11 staff. The Department has over 40 researchers among active and retired associate professors, postdocs, graduate and undergraduate research students who are active in developing teaching, research, outreach and administrative tasks.
See the list of the elected Junior members for the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, that includes the professor Ana Chies Santos: Lista da ABC
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The Astronomy Department featured students in the XXIX Salão de Iniciação Científica of UFRGS: Fernanda Vitória Roman de Oliveira – “Extragalactic” session (also nominee for the Jovem Pesquisador prize) Adeilton Dean Marques Valois – “Stars and the Galaxy” session Source: Destaques SIC 2017 (17/10, Tarde) Destaques com indicação ao Prêmio Jovem Pesquisador (17/10, Manhã)
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