Arquivo de notícias de March de 2023

The Jasper quarry

José Carlos Kullberg, Professor of the Earth Sciences Department and researcher of GeoBioTec at NOVA School of Science and Technology | FCT NOVA, led the group of researchers who have successfully conducted the classification of the “Brecha da Arrábida” as Heritage Stone.


The visit, included within the scope of the Governo+Próximo, initiative, whose main objective is to create proximity and direct contact with each region and its population, took place on March 29 and went through the FCT FabLab, the laboratories of the Department of Chemistry, the Support Office for Innovation, Research and Impact Strategy, and the Madan Park.


"This edition brings a culmination of pieces of stories and emotions in a unique and
unforgettable show!",  guarantees the organisation.


Víctor López-Rojas and Octávio Mateus - the first a PhD student and the second a professor from the Department of Earth Sciences at the NOVA School of Science & Technology | FCT NOVA - have discovered a new species of phytosaur, a bizarre crocodile-like reptile from the Late Triassic, with over than 215 million years of sediment from rivers and lakes in Jameson Land, Greenland.


During the four days of the largest fair dedicated to education, training and employability in the country, the School is being represented by a dozen volunteers who, between experiments and demonstrations, promote the educational offer of our School.


The event, organised by the Afonsina music grouptuna, took place at Centro Cultural Vila Flor, in Guimarães, between 17 and 18 March.


Since 1993, NTNU has honoured this historic figure in science and engineering with the Lars Onsager Lecture and the Lars Onsager Professorship, which recognise leading international scholars in the fields of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.


In the lastest call for proposals for doctoral networks from Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2022 (MSCA), NOVA School of Science and Technology | FCT NOVA won three doctoral networks aimed at training highly qualified PhD students, developing their talents and enhancing  their long-term employability.


Throughout the year 2023, DQ FCT NOVA will host 1350 students in these visits, promoted within the framework of the protocols that the DQ has made over the years with the neighbouring secondary schools, carrying out experimental work related to the curricula of the different years of Chemistry.


On March 17th was celebrated at NOVA School of Science and Technology, a contract signing session, the third since the beginning of February, which included for the first time the contracting of researchers. In all, 14 contracts were signed with full professor, associate professors, assistant professors and assistant researchers.


Between March 23 and 24, a broad range of speakers will give voice to several topics related to the Ocean.


To help all the "Carolinas" and all the "Simões", the FCT NOVA will host a blood collection session organized by a team from the Portuguese Institute of Blood and Transplantation, IP.