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BBC reports dropout rates of 60% for Brazil's costly technical training programs now touted by candidates. (PT)
- Tuesday Sep 2 - 10:43am

Strength in numbers: Brazil population hits 202 million, with São Paulo city 11.9 million, IBGE survey finds.
- Tuesday Sep 2 - 10:41am

Brazil invests US$40 million for share in Giant Magellan Telescope based in Chilean Andes. (PT)
- Tuesday Sep 2 - 10:31am

Policymakers: more computer games = better english skills.
- Tuesday Sep 2 - 7:55am

Brazil's tiny new 1 kilo, 10 cubic centimeter nano-satelitte is beaming data home. (PT).
- Monday Sep 1 - 7:08pm

Free tablets for Brazil's paramedical and technical trainees on mass programs help swallow huge budgets. (PT)
- Monday Sep 1 - 11:59am

Brazil voters flirting with presidential 'Green Champion' of sustainable development.
- Monday Sep 1 - 11:44am

‘Nobel Maths Prize’ for Brazilian

Artur Avila

Young Brazilian mathematician Artur Avila is one of the four 2014 recipients of the prestigious Fields Prize – recognized by academics as the equivalent  of a Nobel Prize. It is awarded by the International Mathematical Union and the winners were announced 13th August. Paris-based Dr Avila, who is director of research at the  CNRS   …Continue Reading

Brazil Shows UK its “Living Amazon Laboratory”

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Brazilian science and technology took centre stage at one of the world’s leading public galleries during July, when London’s Science Museum staged a special exhibit of all things Brazilian to catch the uplift in popular interest generated by the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The free-access Science Museum attracts almost three million visitors a year and   …Continue Reading

Celso Lafer named ‘Doctor of the University’ in Birmingham

The president of Brazil’s Research Council for the State of São Paulo (FAPESP), Celso Lafer, received the title of Doctor of the University by the University of Birmingham. Lafer was recognized for his leadership in promoting cooperation in scientific research. Under his presidency, FAPESP has become an increasingly important international player in research funding and   …Continue Reading