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Brazilian folklore: from the anta esfolada (flayed tapir) to samba

Cultural manifestations create the identity of a people

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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.

Academics

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Elections

September 25, 2018

University TV promotes debate between candidates for the Government of the State of Rio Grande do Norte

Transmission takes place simultaneously on TVU channel (5.1), Facebook, University Radio FM (88.9 FM), Youtube and on the UFRN website

Health

September 20, 2018

UFRN’s research shows the association between gastric diseases and microbiological water contaminants

Almost 60% of the population studied by the scientist had positive biopsies for the presence of Helicobacter pylori

Outreach

September 11, 2018

UFRN REFERENCE CENTER PROMOTES HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIONS IN RIO GRANDE DO NORTE

From 2011 to 2018, the CRDH served more than 3,000 cases of human rights violations in Rio Grande do Norte

International

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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.