Sessions to address developments among participating institutions
The Internationalization Work Group of Consortium of Private Non-Profit Universities from Rio Grande do Sul (Comung), of which PUCRS is a member, has put together a schedule of international webinars for the coming months. Overall, 13 virtual meetings will be broadcast on Comung’s Youtube channel, always on Tuesdays, at 11 AM (Brasília time).
The working group understands that the pandemic has demonstrated the need for changes in internationalization. It also shows the importance of cooperative actions. The sessions aim to promote the exchange of expertise, present some developments in the institutions in the south of Brazil, and create opportunities for virtual research collaboration between the universities of Comung and the world.
PUCRS will be heading two sessions: the first on Sept 15 by Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Grassi, from School of Medicine; the second on Nov 17, featuring Prof. Dr. Manoela Ziebell, from School of Health and Life Sciences. The sessions will be mediated by the Coordinator of the Office for International Cooperation, Mrs. Carla Cassol.
Aug 25: The Regional Development Observatory activities in research networks and in the COVID-19 context (in English) by Prof. Grazielle Betina Brandt from Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul.
Sep 01: Graduação I e Utech I – Urcamp (in Portuguese) by Prof. Fábio Josende Paz from Centro Universitário da Região da Campanha.
Sep 8: Explotación Sexual Comercial de Niños, Niñas y Adolescentes (in Spanish) by Prof. Rafael Bueno da Rosa Moreira from Centro Universitário da Região da Campanha.
Sep 15: Trauma, Stress and Mental Health during Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil (in English) by Prof. Rodrigo Grassi de Oliveira from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS).
Sep 22: Molecular markers in Andrology: a biotechnological approach (in English) by Prof. Ivan Cunha Bustamante Filho, from Universidade do Vale do Taquari.
Sep 29: Crossing frontiers through research (in English) by Prof. Márcia Borba, from Universidade de Passo Fundo.
Oct 6: The Hollow Core of the Contemporary International System: Popular Sovereignty, Self-Determination, and Nationality (in English) by Prof. Tatiana Vargas Maia, from Universidade La Salle.
Oct 13: La Agenda 2030 y los ODS como plataforma para conectar a la comunidad Latinoamericana (in Spanish) by Prof. Daniel Rubens Cenci, from Universidade Regional do Noroeste do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul.
Oct 20: Bioinformatics in COVID-19 vaccine development (in English) by Prof. Gustavo Fioravante Vieira, from Universidade La Salle.
Nov 3: Migraciones y refugio: acciones adoptadas por la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Passo Fundo (in Spanish) by Prof. Micheli Piucco, from Universidade de Passo Fundo
Nov 10: A neuroenergetic look at Alzheimer’s disease: the role of lactate (in English) by Prof. Adriano Martimbianco de Assis fromUniversidade Católica de Pelotas.
Nov 17: Job crafting and wellbeing in the pandemics? (in English) by Prof. Manoela Ziebell de Oliveira, from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS).
Dec 01: Research collaboration system within the Latin-Nordic Beyond Alliance for Knowledge_Bak (in English) by Prof. Fernando Rosado Spilki, from Universidade Feevale.
Today, the Consortium of Private Non-Profit Universities from Rio Grande do Sul represents a network of education, science and technology, whose actions have been developed in almost all cities of the state. It is joined by 14 educational institutions and 8,735 faculty and more than 11,000 staff members. The Consortium embraces 189,224 university students from Rio Grande do Sul and 1,465 undergraduate and graduate programs. It is the largest higher education system in operation in Rio Grande do Sul.