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Studies aim to reveal the mulungu's properties

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An overflight for understanding autism and stuttering

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The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte is a public educational institution, among the 10 largest universities in Brazil. On our site, you can find information about our undergraduate, master’s degree and doctoral programs, our structure for teaching and research, and services offered to the international community.



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May 24, 2018

Big Bell Test presents results that contradict Albert Einstein’s vision

The Great Bell Test has brought together scientists from several countries to a series of quantum experiments in laboratories


May 17, 2018

A postgraduate research initiative in Architecture and Urban Planning studies changes in the Historic Center of Natal

The goal is to understand the memory of the Historic Center of Natal from the perception of those who live or have lived in the city


May 15, 2018

Researcher at the Brain Institute unravels why antiepileptic drugs induce defects in the embryo formation

Study paves the way to prevent fetuses of women with epilepsy are damaged by the use of drugs for controlling the disease


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UFRN’s International Relations Office consists of a structure of coordination, supervision and operational support to the development of internationalization initiatives of teaching, research and community service, particularly in the context of academic cooperation and mobility.