Brazilian Science in California

Brazilian scientists and their US counterparts presented new research on themes ranging through Society, New Materials Health, Energy and Climate Change, at the University of California’s Berkeley and Davis centers during a weeklong symposium 17th-21st November.

The California event follows a similar meeting held  during October in Washington, also sponsored by the São Paulo Research Foundation. These events bring together top-level scientists from both countries and highlight the opportunities for  visiting professorships and other forms of knowledge sharing  and career enhancement in Brazil.


Here are news reports from FAPESP Week California describing the key presentations and discussion topics in Berkeley and Davis. Click in the links below to read the articles by Brazilian journalists who attended the events.

Social Science: Democracy and inequality in Brazilian society.

Extending research collaboration between São Paulo state and California.

Efficient photosynthesis using genetically modified micro-algae.

Materials Science: particulate systems and magnetic fields.

Waste generates campus energy at UCLA.

A sustainable way of renewing our concrete-built infrastructure.

The quality of Brazil’s higher education system.

Collaborative research partnerships with UC Davis.

Collaboration in research – a lab-level view.

You can review a complete program of presentations by clicking here.

The FAPESP Week events  such as that held in California highlight the internationalisation of Brazilian science. Since 2011 eight such events have been held in seven countries, including Washington DC, Morgantown, Cambridge, Charlotte, Raleigh, Chapel Hill (EUA), Toronto, Salamanca (Spain), Madrid, Tokyo, London, Beijing and Munich.

You can read an article about FAPESP Week Washington by clicking here.

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