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Heard, spoken and multiplied knowledge

Promotion of health since childhood helps prevent the occurrence of hearing impairment

Melodies of History

Heavy metal songs tell historical facts of humanity

Television pioneering spirit

For almost 50 years, TVU records the history of the University and of the Rio Grande do Norte society

The duty of a democratic nation

Public service transforms lives and contributes to the development of the country

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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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November 8, 2018

A UFRN research project develops biofuel produced from microalgae

The project shows the use and the advantage of microalgae in the production of biofuel in comparison with other oilseed plants


October 30, 2018

Students of the Design program create prototypes of drones for combating and preventing violence

The project’s name is Aedes, acronym for Social Defense Aircraft, and it was developed by students of the ‘Product Project V’ course


October 23, 2018

A Brain Institute’s study reveals an activated visual perception of the brain even in the absence of light

The study was developed by the Brain Institute and by other national institutions. Neuroscientist Sidarta Ribeiro is the coordinator


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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.