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New treatment for type 1 diabetes mellitus

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

A new class of neurons

Research related to gamma rhythms opens door to new understandings of brain functioning

Helping making sense of life

Donation of bodies and organs to science means a lot to mankind and may give a new meaning to life

Equipment expands accuracy for the search of planets outside the Solar System

The project carried out in collaboration with UFRN represents a milestone in the race to discover and learn of more Earth-like planets

Biotechnology in the Microbial universe

Research studies use of microorganisms for pollutant degradation

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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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February 20, 2020

Music changing lives

The Project “Tocando a Vida com D’Amore” contributes to promote music education in two NGOs in Natal


January 31, 2020

UFRN's arm abroad

Internationalization promotes cultural and linguistic exchanges


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


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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.