Elvira Fortunato, Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology (NOVA), Vice-Rector of NOVA and Director of the Materials Research Center at the i3N Associated Laboratory has just obtained the second ERC Advanced Grant (European Research Council ) in the amount of 3.5 M €.
The NOVA University Lisbon is the only Portuguese university among the best young universities in the world, according to the QS Top 50 under 50 rankings.
The researcher Miguel Moreno-Azanza, from the Department of Earth Sciences of FCT NOVA, and collaborator of the Museum of Lourinhã is part of an international team of Portuguese and Spanish researchers, who discovered and described a new species of Sirerian.
On March 17th, the NOVA Athletics team participated in the National University Championship (CNU) of Athletics, indoor track, in Pombal.
VULCANO will establish on March 22nd a partnership with FCT NOVA to award a study scholarship to the best student of the curricular unit of "Energy and Climate Change" of the Integrated Master Degree in Environmental Engineering in the academic year 2017/2018.
On March 2nd, FCT NOVA welcomed the 110 foreign students who will attend FCT NOVA courses in this second semester.
Bertrand Editora publishes this month the translation of the work "The Scientists" by Rachel Ignotofsky.
For the first time the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc) will have a Portuguese as its President.
The team of CENSE / Department of Science and Environmental Engineering of FCT NOVA, coordinated by Professor Júlia Seixas, recently launched a study together with the College of William and Mary in the USA, entitled "The Role of Electricity in the Decarbonization of the Portuguese Economy ".
The International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM, www.iaamonline.org, over 50,000 members from 139 countries, a prime organization in the field of Advanced Materials), awards Manuel João Mendes, researcher from CENIMAT-i3N, the prestigious IAAM Scientist Medal for the year 2018.
The Third Edition of the Secondary Education Teachers - ProfNova - it will take place on the 7th and 8th September in the Department of Mathematics at the Faculty of Science and Technology from the Nova University of Lisbon.
The former students Vítor Antunes and António Monteiro from Department of Civil Engineering have been awarded the 1st prize and two honourable mentions in the competition Young Masters in Experimentation organized within the 1st Conference on Testing and Experimentation in Civil Engineering, which was held from 4 to 6 June 2016 at IST.