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Dignity for all

70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights

Cancer cells, to the suicide

Research expands the possibility of a targeted therapy in the treatment of cancer using quinoxalines and gold nanoparticles

Children’s Health

Primary Attention as the gateway to qualified care

The song of the bird poet

From the air to the Chão de Saberes

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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 10, 2019

Researchers at the Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL) and the Digital Metropolis Institute (IMD) seek to enhance technique for improving Larval Therapy treatment

HUOL’s Dressing Commission has been offering Larval Therapy for 6 years. Now, along with IMD researchers, it seeks to improve it

Psychosis and Speech

January 3, 2019

Study shows that speech structure in psychosis is resistant to formal education

According to researchers at the Brain Institute of UFRN, human beings evolve more with educational level than with age

Applied Social Sciences Center

November 13, 2018

The Applied Social Sciences Center (CCSA) celebrates 45 years promoting Teaching, Research and Community Outreach Initiatives

In order to celebrate the date, the CCSA’s Administration organized social, artistic and cultural events produced by the employees


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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.