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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
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Expresso Online | 29.03.2018

Rui L. Reis honoured with Unesco Award

Rui L. Reis, director of the Institute of Research on Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics’s (I3Bs)3b’s Group and the University of Minho’s vice-rector for Research and Innovation will be honoured with another important distinction on Friday, worth €85 thousand. The Unesco
 
Diário de Notícias | 21.03.2018

Four female Portuguese scientists awarded €15 thousand each to fund their research

Carina Cruncho, a researcher with the IST in Lisbon, is going to develop intelligent nanoparticles to lead antibiotics straight to the bacteria they target. Margarida Fernandes, a University of Minho post-doc grant holder, is creating a new material that stimulates bone tissue growth; Dulce Oliveira,
 
Jornal de Notícias.pt | 19.03.2018

Scientist Rui Reis honoured in London for his “remarkable and impressive” career

The University of Minho researcher Rui Reis will be awarded the Harvey Engineering Research Award next Tuesday in London, honouring his “remarkable researching career and impressive publishing record”, as announced by the Portuguese university this past Monday. In a press release sent by
 
Diário de Notícias.pt | 28.02.2018

Immune system response mechanism to deadly fungus discovered by international researchers

An international research team, whose members included Portuguese researchers, discovered an immune system response mechanism to a fungus component responsible for killing 200 thousand people every year. The discovery could help the fight against this organism, reported the University of Minho. In a