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60 days: activities carried out by UFRN in the fight against Covid-19

Efforts carried out by the institution in coping with the pandemic caused by Covid-19

UFRN receives equipment for covid-19 testing

Machines increase capacity and quality of testing processes, in addition to providing more safety to the team

Strong foundation

Studies suggest benefits of Integrative Neuromuscular Training in young athletes

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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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June 22, 2020

Rare syndrome in the state of Rio Grande do Norte

The Seridó region of RN has the highest prevalence of the Berardinelli-Seip syndrom in the world, according to a UFRN study


June 16, 2020

Beyond Cosmetics

Herbal medicine based on Aloe vera for topical application helps in the treatment of psoriasis


June 15, 2020

Pathways to the heart

A scientific discovery results in a better methodology for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease


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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.