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.
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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)
CAPES/PNPD positions opened at the Physics Postgrad programme. There are 6-7 positions. More information available here: https://www.ufrgs.br/astronomia/en/programa-de-pos-doutorado/
Unravelling clues on the evolution of S0 galaxies through kinematics of discrete tracers – Emilio Zanatta (IF/UFRGS)November 22: 12:30 - 14:00
Observation of a Gravitational Wave Emitting Neutron Star Merger with the Dark Energy Camera – Marcelle Soares Santos (Brandeis University)November 29: 12:30 - 14:00