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Showcasing the collaboration of FAPESP with the University of Birmingham and introducing the University of Birmingham Brazil Institute

We are delighted to invite you to a collaborative workshop at FAPESP to celebrate the long-standing collaboration with the University of Birmingham and to introduce the University of Birmingham Brazil Institute (UBBI), a new Institute to facilitate research collaboration with SP collaborators. This workshop is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the funding opportunities, to hear about the UBBI’s extensive research engagement across São Paulo and to meet with a wide range of prospective Birmingham academic collaborators.

REGISTRATION

Program
08:30 Registration
09:00

Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Robin Mason ORB, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), University of Birmingham Brazil Institute (UBBI)
FAPESP Representative

09:20

Session I - Approaches to Diversities, Inequalities, and Inclusion

Chair: Peymane Adab, Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology & Public Health - UBBI

The changing language and literacy landscape of Brazilian Universities
Marilyn Martin-Jones, Emeritus Professor, School of Education - UB
Q&A – 5 min

Researching inequalities faced by migrants and informal workers in Brazil, Europe and Western Africa
Angelo Martins Junior, Assistant Professor in Sociology - UB
Q&A – 5 min

Diversity versus cultural difference in Brazilian inclusion policies 2003-2023: tensions and challenges
Valter Roberto Silvério, Centro de Educação e Ciências Humanas - UFSCAR
Q&A – 5 min

Understanding and developing cognition and emotion in autistic children – boosting inclusion and outcomes
Carmel Mevorach, Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience - UB
Cristiane Silvestre de Paula, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde CCBS - Mackenzie Presbyterian University
Maria Cristina Triguero Veloz Teixera, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde CCBS - Mackenzie Presbyterian University
Q&A – 5 min
10:20

Session II - Environmental Sustainability

Chair: Jonathan Radcliffe, Professor of Energy Systems, Birmingham Energy Institute - UBBI

Advances in Sustainable Water Treatment
Soroosh Sharifi, Assistant Professor in Water Engineering - UBBI
Rodrigo Braga Moruzzi, Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia de São José dos Campos - UNESP
Adriano Gonçalves dos Reis, Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia de São José dos Campos – UNESP
Q&A – 5 min


Working together to understand the future of forests: the fundamental role of large research networks
Adriane Esquivel Muelbert, Associate Professor in Global Forest Ecology - UBBI
Renato Lima, Instituto de Biociências - USP
Q&A – 5 min

10:50 Coffee break
11:20

Session III - Health and Ageing

Chair: Carmel Mevorach, Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience – UBBI

Breathe Well South America: building research across the world in lung disease
Rachel Jordan, Professor of Epidemiology and Primary Care - UB
Peymane Adab, Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology & Public Health - UB
Paulo Lotufo, Faculdade de Medicina – USP, Director of the Center for Clinical and Epidemiologic Research - USP
Q&A – 5 min


How physical activity delays immune system ageing
Amanda Sardeli, Research Fellow, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing - UBBI
Fabio Santos de Lira, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia de Presidente Prudente - UNESP
Q&A – 5 min


Ageing and neurodegenerative diseases
Sovan Sarkar, Birmingham Fellow, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences - UBBI
Q&A – 5 min


What are the centenarians' secrets?
Mayana Zatz, Instituto de Biociências – USP
Q&A – 5 min

12:20

Session IV - Transport Solutions

Chair: Adriane Esquivel Muelbert, Associate Professor in Global Forest Ecology - UBBI

Unlocking cutting edge innovation for railways in Brazil and the UK (10 min)
Roger Dixon, Director of Research, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCCRE) - UB
Cassiano Augusto Isler, Escola Politécnica - USP
Q&A – 5 min


Clean energy to decarbonise transport in urban areas: A convergent science approach
Jonathan Radcliffe, Professor of Energy Systems, Birmingham Energy Institute - UBBI
Q&A – 5 min

The role of Internal Combustion Engine in the Brazilian Transport Sector
Guenther Carlos Krieger Filho, Escola Politécnica – USP
Q&A – 5 min

13:05-13:20

Closing remarks
Professor Robin Mason ORB, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) - UBBI
FAPESP Representative

Live YouTube - Agencia FAPESP channel

Official language: English (simultaneous translation will not be provided)

Venue: FAPESP Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Alto da Lapa – São Paulo/SP