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New epidemic already reaches 36 million people a year worldwide

Design and social change

The event discussed culture as an influence of the imagetic production in the city of Natal

Ayahuasca against suicide

New study observed that this beverage significantly reduced suicidality rates during the experiment

A new geopark in Brazil

A project seeks UNESCO’s recognition to the Seridó Geopark, which may become the second area of this kind in the country

New treatment for type 1 diabetes mellitus

Study shows that chloroquine incorporated to nanoparticles reduces the inflammatory profile of diabetes-affected cells

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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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January 17, 2020

A dictionary for the Teaching of History

The book seeks to guide students and teachers of History through 38 dictionary entries, which unite several theoretical perspectives


January 16, 2020

UFRN creates a new fuel

Technology developed resulted in the obtainment of the University’s 21st patent letter


December 13, 2019

Crossing the boundaries of the invisible

Nanotechnology research at a UFRN lab help optimize cancer treatment


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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.