Research

Artesanos de la Unidad network hosted a seminar on heritage and common identities

With the purpose of generating a debate on the concept of heritage and how it becomes a relevant aspect in the cultural and identity recognition of the communities in the South Andean zone of the Americas, researchers from “Artesanos de la Unidad” network organized this international seminar that was transmitted online during four days. “We …

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UC Centers and Field Stations: The gateway for international postgraduate research

“The UC Field Stations are open-air laboratories, where you conduct endless research on biodiversity and insects,” says Paul Amouroux, a French entomologist with an agronomist training, specializing in biological control and integrative taxonomy, after the opportunity to develop their research at the Atacama and Patagonia UC stations. In 2018, Amouroux was awarded a Fondecyt postdoc …

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UC researchers participate in studies published by the prestigious Nature Magazine

For the UC Vice President for Research Affairs, Pedro Bouchon, having studies published in the last threemonths by UC scientists from the Faculties of Biological Sciences, Medicine and Engineering, reflects the pillars we seek to promote: frontier research, associativity and internationalization in one act. “We hope that these results are both a pride and astimulus …

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The next steps of the Chile Sweden Forum are taken in Punta Arenas

Defining the general guidelines of the Chile-Sweden Forum, for the years 2020 and 2021, was the objective of the meeting of the steering committee of the Chile-Sweden Academic Collaboration Platform (ACCESS), held on March 9th and 10th at the University of Magallanes (UMAG). This meeting, which seeks to promote and strengthen joint research between 14 …

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Future Congress at UC Must-See events

“Artificial Intelligence: Data, Ethics and Privacy” was the first “must-see” of the Future Congress at UC, given by David Carroll, promoter of the lawsuit against Cambridge Analytica about violation of privacy to social network users, which inspired the documentary ” The Great Hack “(Netflix). Carroll emphasized the interest of Chileans in discussing issues such as …

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Scholar from the Institute of History, Ximena Illanes, receives the City of Barcelona award

How was the abandonment of girls and boys in 15th century Barcelona is the subject of the doctoral thesis of the Institute of History professor,  Ximena Illanes, and which gave rise to the book published by Ediciones UC, which addresses three moments: the scene of abandonment, the care of infants in the hands of wet …

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