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SIC | Primeiro Jornal | 7.02.2017

Women in Science

Four projects, led by Portuguese female researchers, were commended today by the President of the Republic. The award-winning projects range from research on malaria to a research project aiming to find new therapies for bone regeneration. Commentaries by Isabel Veiga, from the University of Minho’s
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Expresso Online | 20.12.2017

University of Minho is the most sustainable university in Portugal

Participating for the first time UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2017, UMinho achieved the best position ever attained by a Portuguese university in eight editions. This ranking evaluates the environmental sustainability indicators of higher education institutions around the world. Besides
Jornal de Notícias | 29.11.2017

Recently elected rector wants UMinho on the top three Portuguese universities

Rui Vieira de Castro, a 59-year old full professor, was sworn in as the new rector of the University of Minho for the next four years. The outgoing rector, António Cunha, said his goodbyes to the position yesterday, unable to contain his emotions. The new rector, from Vizela, holds a PhD in Education
Diário de Notícias | 29.11.2017

An extra €16 million for excellence in research

Manuela Gomes’s project, from the University of Minho’s 3B’s research group is much more than just biology, engineering or physics. And it has a goal: to someday produce in a lab tendons and functional ligaments with clinical applications. Five years will not be enough. However, Manuela
Diário de Notícias Online | 23.11.2017

Physicist Nuno Peres named as most cited Portuguese scientist in the world

According to the Clarivate Analytics’s 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list, the University of Minho physicist Nuno Peres is the Portuguese scientist whose scientific publications are the most cited in the world. According to the list, which includes 3500 scientists from all over the world (among