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More sensitivity for your Touch

UFRN obtains patent for differentiated technology for developing automotive sensors

On the school floor

planting good seeds for public education

Evolutionary history of plants

Researchers reconstruct the kinship of 712 plant species from the Neotropics

More efficiency in the extraction of white gold

UFRN patents technology that improves the extraction of lithium

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Welcome to UFRN

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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Community outreach

February 7, 2024

Music and Inclusion

Braille Musicography Sector promotes musical education for students with disabilities

Community outreach

January 17, 2024

Female entrepreneurs

A female group from the Umarizeiro community receives advice from the Oasis incubator

Community outreach

January 17, 2024

Girls in Engineering

The project encourages female participation in the field of Science and Technology in public schools


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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.