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An ocean of histories

Expedition in search of popular and scientific knowledge from contacts with the Mozambican population

From Mars to the semiarid of Rio Grande do Norte

Researchers study how technologies aimed at the occupation of the red planet may be applied in arid regions of Rio Grande do Norte

When death teaches life

Why technology hasn’t replaced the use of corpses in the study of human anatomy?

The oldest blackboards

The legacy left by our ancestors engraved on rocks

A global university

Get to know the stories of exchange students at UFRN, told by themselves

Paginação dos destaques

Welcome to UFRN

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 foreign community.

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August 3, 2017

An Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL) project promotes assistance to children with microcephaly associated to arboviroses

An Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL) project promotes assistance to children with microcephaly associated to arboviroses

June 8, 2017

UFRN’s neuroscientists make a discovery about neuronal replacement therapy

Results with transplants of cells in the adult cerebral cortex indicate that the environment may be a decisive factor in the success

May 2, 2017

Scientists discover that breathing through the nose may control brain waves

Breathing is capable of organizing the electrical activity produced by the brain in rhythmic patterns known as brain waves.

International Office

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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.