Science without Borders and the Opportunities for foreign researchers in Brazil
|Starts:||12:00 9 Jul 2014|
|Ends:||14:00 9 Jul 2014|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Manchester Institute of Innovation Research|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
There will be seminar on Weds 9 July 2014 at 12 noon (coffee from 11.45am) in room 4.08 Harold Hankins building.
Café Brasil is an event promoted by ABEP-UK - Association of Brazilian Postgraduate Students and Researchers in the United Kingdom (http://abep.org.uk) -, and is aimed at talking about Brazilian themes. With the support of the University of Manchester and Universities UK, it is going to take place in Manchester for the first time. There are going to be two presentations:
1. The Brazilian Programme Science without Borders and the Opportunities for foreign researchers in Brazil
Tania Lima, PhD
UK HE International Unit
- Tania Lima directs the Science without Borders UK programme in the UK Higher Education International Unit. She and her team deliver both the undergraduate and postgraduate streams of SwB UK, managing student applications and welfare, website and communications, liaising with stakeholders, working closely with the Brazilian Embassy in London and the Brazilian funding agencies CAPES and CNPq, as well as supporting the establishment of long-term collaborations between British and Brazilian institutions.
2. Fiocruz - A State Strategic Institution
Valdir Ermida, PhD Candidate
Fiocruz / University of Manchester
- Valdir Ermida works at the Directorship of Planning of Fiocruz, which is a research institution under the Ministry of Health, this year ranked as the best Brazilian research institution by the University of Leiden. Sponsored by the SwB Programme, he is currently licensed from his job to study PhD at the University of Manchester. He is also a board member of ABEP-UK.
Travel and Contact Information
Harold Hankins building