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Sleeping black hole

Discovery, published in Nature Astronomy, has UFRN professor as its co-author

Ocean planet?

UFRN astrophysicist joins team that discovered exoplanet covered by water

Breaking through barriers

Article presents facilitators for promoting gender equality in marine research

Automated dressing

Professor develops innovative equipment for application of adhesives in lesions

A mineral for a new technology

UFRN scientists seek to patent a process for obtaining a new type of molecular sieve

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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

September 8, 2022

Fertility and human reproduction

Academic league popularizes knowledge on Assisted Human Reproduction

Teaching, Research & Outreach

January 25, 2022

The Entomology Lab celebrates its 15th anniversary

Conducting teaching, research and community outreach, Labent recalls its history


October 22, 2021

Manipulating atomic structures

A study conducted at UFRN’s labs offers new nanotechnology solutions


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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.