‘Intense and Fruitful Collaboration’ Unites Scientists across Atlantic

Scientists from Spain and Brazil have been ‘walking the talk’ of creating a global knowledge-based society, by sharing their research findings across a range of disciplines during a symposium in the university city of Salamanca. In the field of political science, academics are developing a theoretical model to measure the quality of democracy in Brazil   …Continue Reading


Brazil’s Nature on Show in ‘Mystery and Destiny’

A travelling exhibition of Brazilian botany is making its way across Europe, with stops in Spain and Germany. The exhibit has special relevance for  Germany, which in  2013 and 2014 will celebrate its special   relationship with Brazil through the theme “where ideas connect.” In Spain the exhibition was inaugurated  by Brazil’s former   …Continue Reading

Wind Power Play for Northern Brazil

Brazil is redoubling efforts to boost its electricity generation capacity and wind power is now high on both government and corporate sector agenda. Read more here about a new $394 million agreement that will establish 230 wind turbines with an installed capacity of 386 megawatts of energy. Perhaps this is the way Brazil’s government   …Continue Reading

For Spain’s Scientists, Score is “Exile 0 X 3 Excellence Chair”

  As one door slams shut for beleaguered research scientists in Spain, another brighter one could just be opening. More bad news is hardly news,  here in economically strapped Europe. The good news is that international cooperation in science — and especially with emerging economies — can and will unite people, so helping   …Continue Reading

Brazil-Spain Cooperation in the News

  Cooperation between Spanish universities and their counterparts in Brazil has been a major topic in Spanish language newspapers in December. More than 70 articles were published in the period  7-14 December alone, according to Press Index, a media monitoring agency. Check out the links below to see just a few of the Spanish-language articles   …Continue Reading

Brazil-Spain Call for Research Proposals

Brazil-Spain Call for Proposals Spain’s University of Salamanca  (USAL) and the São Paulo Research Institute  (FAPESP) on 10/12/2012 issued a wide-ranging call for proposals with a maximum value of EUR 20,000 per project. No ceiling was given for the overall value of the joint financing. Projects must be submitted by 15/03/2012 and successful proposals are   …Continue Reading

President Analyses Own Place in History

  Brazil’s former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso delivered a wide-ranging masterclass in changes to political science over the centuries. Speaking without notes in a 40 minute address at the University of Salamanca, a relaxed  and fluent Cardoso painted an ambitious canvas that stretched from Portugal’s colonial discoveries in Latin America through to the   …Continue Reading

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We hope you’ll find our news articles, curating and thought leadership to be of value, and that our updates on available research funding will identify real opportunities. ScienceforBrazil.com is  an online “Community of Interest” designed as an information hub for users from every type of  higher learning and research  institution, covering multiple disciplines and many   …Continue Reading

‘Times Higher’ Shows Brazilian Universities Rising

    http://europe.nxtbook.com/nxteu/tsl/100under50/index.php#/8 The trusted Times High Education rankings highlight the rising influence of   newer universities around the world in the 2012 rankings released mid 2012. In Brazil, three universities in the most economically advanced state of São Paulo, receive notable mentions. For reputation, São Paulo university ranks in the top 70   …Continue Reading

Conference in Salamanca Shows Brazilian Scientific progress.

        During a week of high-level academic debates launched by Brazil’s former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Brazilian scientists are sharing their expertise and discoveries with Spanish counterparts in the fields of medical science, materials science, and social sciences. The “Fronteras de la Ciencia” Conferences take place during the week of 10-14 December   …Continue Reading

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Researching in Brazil

Brazil’s best-known scientist, the veteran nuclear physicist  José Goldemberg,  in September 2015 took office as the president of  the São…

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