FAPESP Birmingham - Workshop

 

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the University of Birmingham (UoB) cordially invite you to attend the FAPESP-University of Birmingham Workshop on Research Partnership Building. The event´s main purpose is to encourage new partnerships between researchers from the State of São Paulo and UoB, by showcasing successful joint projects. All knowledge areas are welcome.

FAPESP and the University of Birmingham have been partners since May 11th, 2011. Both institutions agree on the relevance of international scientific cooperation and aim to develop joint research projects which may include the exchange of researchers and postgraduate students. By exhibiting successful cases, FAPESP and UoB wish to bring closer researchers from the State of São Paulo and UoB, as well as  facilitate the process and clarify doubts concerning the creation and submission of new projects upon future calls for proposals.

 

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/uob/registration 

Event free of charge | Limited registration | Venue with no parking
 


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

9h00

Opening Session

Fernando Menezes, Administrative Director (FAPESP)

Robin Mason, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) - University of Birmingham (UoB)

9h30

Brazil Neglected Infectious Diseases Joint Centre Partnership

Chair: Roberto Marcondes Cesar Jr, FAPESP Research Centers Program Coordinator  Download

Nick Loman, Institute of Microbiology and Infection - University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

Ester Sabino, Department of Infectious Disease – University of São Paulo (USP)  

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10h15

Roundtable – Life Sciences 

Chair: Nick Loman

Joan Duda, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences -University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

Regina Brandão, Universidade São Judas Tadeu (USJT)

Andy Bagshaw, Centre for Human Brain Health, School of Psychology - University of Birmingham (UoB)  

Brunno Machado de Campos, Neuroimaging Laboratory, University of Campinas (Unicamp)

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11h15

Coffee

11h30

Environmental Nanoscience Analysis and Characterisation

Chair: Rob Mackenzie

Iseult Lynch, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences - University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

Diego Stéfani Teodoro Martinez, Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM)  

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12h15 Lunch 
13h30

Unlocking the Potential of Railways 

Chair: Roberto Marcondes Cesar Jr

Clive Roberts, Centre for Railway Research and Education - University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

Marcelo Blumenfeld, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education - University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

Cassiano Augusto Isler, Transportation Engineering Department – Univesity of São Paulo (USP) Download

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14h15

Humanities and Social Sciences

Chair: Marcelo Blumenfeld

Emanuelle Santos, Lecturer in Modern Languages - University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

Claudia Hilsdorf Rocha, Institute of Language Studies, University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Download

Jorge Vicente Valentim, Department of Languages - Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UFSCAR) Download
 

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15h15 Coffee
15h30

The Quintus Project: How do mature temperate forest respond to rising atmospheric CO2

Chair: Iseult Lynch

Rob Mackenzie, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences - University of Birmingham (UoB) Download

David Lapola, Institute of Biology, University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Download

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16h15

Closing Remarks

Robin Mason, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) - University of Birmingham (UoB)

Francisco Laurindo, FAPESP Life Sciences Associate Coordinator

Language: English (simultaneous translation will not be provided) 

Information: +55 (11) 3838-4006 | eventos@fapesp.br

Place: FAPESP - Rua Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa -  São Paulo/SP - Brasil

 

 

São Paulo Research Foundation University of Birmingham

 

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