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From C to B, the erudite and the popular

Music uniting generations and valuing the Brazilian roots

One character, two hospitals

Protagonist and precursor, that’s Januário Cicco

From a shot to addiction

A research with the zebrafish evaluates the effects of alcohol on the body

How brain activity defines our behavior?

Research uses artificial intelligence to find out how brain activity generates behavior

Suns in the Presidency, a Guernica in the Northeast

At the heart of the university, panels decorate the architecture of a building at the Presidency and depict the daily struggle of the backcountry inhabitant

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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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March 1, 2018

The Center for Assisted Reproduction of the Januário Cicco Maternity School helps couples accomplish the dream of having children

Inaugurated in 2013, the CAR is the first in the North and Northeast regions to provide free assisted reproduction through SUS

February 22, 2018

Research developed at UFRN's Brain Institute opens up new possibilities for the conversion of glial cells into neurons

Study may contribute to the development of new strategies aimed at the conversion of glial cells into neurons in the brain.

February 7, 2018

Jundiaí Agricultural School develops research in eucalyptus clones in a partnership with companies of the forest sector

The research seeks to understand the level of tolerance of these genetic materials to water, climate and abiotic stress

International Office

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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.