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Universidade Estadual de Campinas

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 687

Country Rank : 5 (Web Ranking in brazil)


Founded in 1966. Universidade Estadual de Campinas is a Public higher education university located in campinas, sao paulo, brazil, latin america. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, language & culture, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Universidade Estadual de Campinas university ranked 687 in the world. It has ranked 5 in brazil. This 53 years old higher education university admission process is based on entrance examinations. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

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Acronym : UNICAMP

Founded : 1966

Areas of Studies

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Control Type : Public

Entity Type : Non-Profit

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Not reported

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How strength training may help people with diabetes  Medical News Today

Brazilian scientists conducted a study on mice and found that strength training can reduce liver fat and improve blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Amphibians infected by ranavirus found in Atlantic Rainforest  Phys.Org

Researchers have found bullfrog tadpoles with clear signs of infection by ranavirus in Brazil. The specimens were collected from two ponds in the city of Passo ...

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Climate change could affect symbiotic relationships between microorganisms and trees

Some fungi and bacteria live in symbiosis with tree roots in forest soil to obtain mutual benefits. The microorganisms help trees access water and nutrients from ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazil's Congress fighting for its right to party  The Brazilian Report

São João celebrations are the most important days of the year in the country's Northeast region—especially for members of Congress.

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Arapuca,' a device developed in Brazil for international neutrino experiment, is enhanced  EurekAlert

One of the makers of the light detector to be used in the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) presented a new version, X-Arapuca, that will make ...

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Budget Cuts in Brazil | The World View  Inside Higher Ed

By making what the minister considers a “very small cut”, it will be impossible for universities to conduct daily operations at even minimal standards of quality.

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Interview: LatAm, China achieve "interesting marriage" for development, says economist - Xinhua |  Xinhua

SAO PAULO, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Latin America and China have achieved an "interesting marriage" for development as countries in the region need ...

Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
André Luis Ogando Paraense  Ericsson

Entrepreneur, Academic Researcher and Football Amateur. Interested in improving people's lives through science, arts and technology. Dr. André Luis Ogando ...

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:53:07 GMT
Modified Enzyme Can Increase Second-Generation Ethanol Production  R & D Magazine

One of the main challenges of second-generation biofuel production is identifying enzymes produced by microorganisms for use in a "cocktail" of enzymes to ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Weight training, vigorous exercise can improve help people with diabetes  Medibulletin

Animal studies show that vigorous workouts, including weight training can help people living with diabetes control their blood sugar better.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Weight Training Can Control Diabetes in Obese People  Interesting Engineering

A new study from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, Brazil, shows that physical exercise such as weight training can help control ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How science supports São Paulo

Brazil's richest state has a long history of applied research.

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Opinion | How Brazil is boosting innovation  Livemint

Visitors acquainted with the history of the Brazilian city of Campinas will probably find it hard to imagine that it was once home to ancient wooden sugar mills and ...

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Higher education can take a lead in fighting inequity  University World News

As every week appears to bring greater political uncertainty – from the imminent departure of the German chancellor to the new populist president in Brazil to the ...

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Lithium-air batteries can store energy for cars, houses and industry  EurekAlert

Growth in the offer of renewable energy sources will mean increased demand for devices optimal for energy storing; São Paulo and UK researchers presented ...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Randall Park’s Small-Town L.A.  Vulture

Randall Park, the star of “*Fresh* Off the Boat,” has made an occasionally mortifying coming-of-age film, “Always Be My Maybe,” co-starring Ali Wong and inspired ...

Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Latin American universities pioneer social engagement  University World News

There are many ways in which universities can interact with the world around them: knowledge transfer, continuing education and social engagement.

Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian universities the best in Latin America. But a crisis is looming  The Brazilian Report

As Latin America's largest economy, Brazil still dominates the list of the best universities in the region, according to British magazine Times Higher Education.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
PDIA1 enzyme levels could help diagnose individuals’ predisposition to cardiovascular disease

Measuring the blood plasma levels of an enzyme called PDIA1 could one day become a method of diagnosing a person's predisposition to cardiovascular ...

Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian Develops Eye Drops to Stop Diabetes-Related Retinal Damage  The Rio Times

Retinopathy is a common complication in diabetic patients. The condition is caused by excess glucose in the blood, which damages blood vessels inside the ...

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Software locates sugarcane genes of interest  EurekAlert

Brazilian researchers develop a program for high-performance computers to map specific portions of plant DNA faster and less expensively for use in breeding ...

Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New global survey: daylight affects people's sleep and productivity  PR Newswire

FORT MILL, S.C., Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey by YouGov of 16000 people worldwide reveals that 60 percent of Americans believe daylight affects ...

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sickle cell disease needs more attention  EurekAlert

Article signed by researchers affiliated with institutions in the US, UK, Ghana and Brazil highlights recent progress in diagnosis and treatment but warns that ...

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Aura Announces Management Changes Toronto Stock Exchange:ORA  GlobeNewswire

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aura Minerals Inc. (TSX: ORA) announces the appointment of Kleber Cardoso as VP ...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New Innovations Revealed at Animal Health Latin America  Business Wire

New feed, vaccine and veterinary innovations revealed at Animal Health Latin America in São Paulo, covering livestock, aqua and companion animals.

Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The World's Top Universities for Studying Architecture in 2019  ArchDaily

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has revealed it's ranking of the world's top universities for the study of Architecture / Built Environment for 2019, based upon ...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Technology developed in Brazil will be part of ISS  Space Daily

A new version of equipment developed in Brazil - the Solar-T - will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) to measure solar flares. It is estimated that the ...

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sociology and philosophy under threat in Brazil – a petition  Open Democracy

The recent measures against sociology and philosophy in public universities that have been announced by the minister of education, and supported by the ...

Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Open-science model for drug discovery expands to neurodegenerative diseases  EurekAlert

Parkinson's disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are the newest frontiers for open science drug discovery, a global movement led by academic scientists ...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Using E. coli to create bioproducts, like biodiesel, in a cost-effective manner  Science Daily

Mechanical engineers are working on genetically engineering and optimizing E. coli bacteria to produce bioproducts, like biodiesel, in a cost-effective manner.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Study shows the potential of carbon nanotubes to cool electronic circuits  Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) The use of solid-state refrigerators to cool appliances and electronic devices is a possible technological application for a theoretical study ...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bactericidal action of violacein revealed  Phys.Org

In an article published in the journal ACS Infectious Diseases, Brazilian researchers describe the bactericidal action mechanism of violacein, a violet pigment ...

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Dressing with Tilapia Skin Developed by Brazilian University will be Sent to Space  The Rio Times

Samples of dressing with tilapia skin, developed in extensive research by the Federal University of Ceará (UFC), will be sent to space by the North American ...

Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
3D reconstruction of craniums elucidates the evolution of New World monkeys  EurekAlert

Computed tomography scans of fossils from two extinct species point to evolutionary adaptations and kinship with extant howler, spider and woolly monkeys.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Education: Brazil's search for talented young mathematicians  The Brazilian Report

The Brazilian private and public schools' math Olympiad is thought to be the largest standardized education test in the world.

Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fungus has decimated the populations of 501 amphibian species worldwide  EurekAlert

A microscopic aquatic fungus is responsible for the heaviest biodiversity loss ever found to be due to a single pathogen, according to an article published in the ...

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In Defense of Academic Freedom and Autonomy in Brazil | The World View  Inside Higher Ed

University autonomy and academic freedom are essential if universities are to fulfill their social mission which is why public authorities must guarantee and ...

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Arapuca device for international neutrino experiment is enhanced  Phys.Org

A critical part of one of the largest recent particle physics experiments was developed in Brazil. The Arapuca is a light detector to be installed in the Deep ...

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Brazil besides Carnival: other celebrations you should know about  The Brazilian Report

Brazilians like to say Carnival is the greatest show on Earth, but what many people do not know is that it is far from being the only big festival in the country.

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Experiments with roundworms suggest alternatives for the treatment of schizophrenia  EurekAlert

A group of Brazilian scientists have long conducted experiments with roundworms to investigate the role of schizophrenia-linked genes in patients' response to ...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Climate change may affect ecological interactions among species  EurekAlert

Predator-prey equilibria are being disrupted by climate change, according to a study led by Brazilian researchers and published in Nature Climate Change.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Agribusiness harm to Gran Chaco genetic diversity: centuries to heal

A study focusing on two prominent tree species in the Brazilian portion of the Gran Chaco biome found that degradation by industrial agribusiness, particularly ...

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Open Letter Regarding President Bolsonaro's Recent Pronouncements on Defunding Philosophy and Sociology (updated)  Daily Nous

(UPDATE (5/5/19): I'm bringing this post back up to the top of the main page to increase its visibility. The letter now has over 3000 signatures. Academics in all ...

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bringing competitive biomedical research to emerging and developing economies  Nature Middle East

Biomedical research must start with solid infrastructure. But much more is needed to put research centres on the international map, writes Mohamed Boudjelal.

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Newly designed telescope with graphene sensors to be used in space in the near future  Graphene-Info

New equipment developed in Brazil - the Solar-T - will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) to measure solar flares. It is estimated that the Sun-THz, ...

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How much public universities contribute to research in Brazil?  The Brazilian Report

Deep cuts to federal university budgets are being deemed harsh on crucial institutions for Brazilian research and innovation.

Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why has no Brazilian ever won the Nobel Prize?  The Brazilian Report

17 people from Latin America have already won a Nobel Prize. However, none were from the region's largest and richest country, Brazil.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Key Gene to Accelerate Sugarcane Growth Is Identified  Technology Networks

Technology Networks is an internationally recognised publisher that provides access to the latest scientific news, products, research, videos and posters.

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mental Health of Brazilians Ranks Last on American Continent  The Rio Times

Brazil shows the highest rates of disability caused by depression (9.3 percent) and anxiety (7.5 percent) in the American continent, according to a study by Opas ...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
At the vanguard of an HE privatisation wave?  University World News

Brazil has the world's ninth largest gross domestic product, a population of around 195 million inhabitants, distributed in more than five thousand cities in 26 ...

Fri, 12 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The idiosyncratic mammalian diversification after extinction of the dinosaurs  EurekAlert

Researchers state that many mammals lineages coexisted with the dinosaurs before the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Although many species of mammals ...

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
‘Predatory agribusiness’ likely to gain more power in Brazil election: report

248 candidates, about two-thirds of federal deputies seeking re-election to the Brazilian congress this October either introduced, or voted for bills harmful to the ...

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Research helps in understanding the dynamics of dune formation

Crescent-shaped dunes called barchans are structures that appear in a wide variety of environments, including beaches and deserts, riverbeds and the seafloor, ...

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
With new diversity editor, Brazil's Folha plans to expand the variety of voices and stories told by the newspaper  Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

*This story was updated. Upon taking the position of new director and CEO of the Ethical Journalism Network last April, journalist Hannah Storm argued that it is ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian Develops Pen That Detects Cancer During Surgery  The Rio Times

A 33-year-old Brazilian scientist has developed a type of pen capable of detecting tumor cells in a matter of seconds.

Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazil's education problem, in charts  The Brazilian Report

Brazil's productivity deficits are directly linked to problems with education. These charts show how much Latin America's largest country is trailing.

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Trees reveal the evolution of environmental pollution  EurekAlert

Chemical analysis of tipuana tree rings and bark by Brazilian researchers shows falling levels of heavy metal pollution in the air of São Paulo City, Southern ...

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Best universities in Latin America 2019 | THE university rankings  Times Higher Education (THE)

Explore the best universities in Latin America from data collected by Times Higher Education's World University Rankings.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing  World Pumps

Editor-in-Chief J.E. Mottershead. Visit the journal homepage for submission instructions and more information about the publication. Read articles on ...

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:46:57 GMT
Artificial Intelligence system may help diagnose Zika  Livemint

Washington: Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can accurately diagnose Zika virus and several other viral, bacterial and even ...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian "cancer pill" revealed as a scam  The Brazilian Report

In 2015, a man claimed he had created a medicine capable of curing cancer. However, the "cancer pill" turned out to be a hoax.

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
"I Got Carried Away," Says Brazilian Researcher who Lied about Harvard Credentials  Folha de S.Paulo

Joana Félix changed her resume after newspaper revelation that she did not do complete post-doctorate at Harvard University.

Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bonding with Brazil - Dal News  Dal News

Hosting an international conference on curing light technology proved to be the perfect launchpad for an international collaboration with Brazil that has led to ...

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Maria Cecília de Castro Breda  Society of Women Engineers

Cecília de Castro Breda was recognized for support of women engineers in Brazil and the U.S. and for forging international connections among women in ...

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Closing the summer learning gap at UCLA Unicamp  Los Angeles Times

Campers at UCLA Unicamp participate in a variety of academic and social activities.

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Generic Imatinib Compared With Gleevec in CP-CML: Patient Outcomes Across 3 Countries  Cancer Therapy Advisor

SAN DIEGO — Patients with chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CP-CML) who were treated in the first-line setting with generic imatinib were found to ...

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Brazilian scientists among the world's most influential  The Brazilian Report

11 scientists from Brazil feature on the prestigious Highly Cited Researchers list, even with the Brazilian education system struggling.

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
China's BYD to open PV R&D facility in Brazil  pv magazine

The facility at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas to become BYD's first overseas R&D facility for PV, and will be set up with initial $1.5m in funding.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
THE Latin America University Rankings 2018: results announced  Times Higher Education (THE)

Get a month's unlimited access to THE *content* online. Just register and complete your career summary. Registration is free and only takes a moment.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Unemployment to Skyrocket in Brazil if Retirement Reform Is Approved  Prensa Latina

Brasilia, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The performance of the Brazilian economy will be terrible, with an average of 450,000 new unemployed people every year, if the ...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 12:05:30 GMT
Submission: UCLA UniCamp offers students opportunities to grow, make an impact  Daily Bruin

From my experience, almost every UCLA student wants to “make a difference.” The more than 1,000 student groups at UCLA exemplify the wide range of ...

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
UK Symphony Orchestra Continues 100th Season With Alumni Conductors, 'Organ' Symphony  UKNow

UK Symphony Orchestra will continue its centennial concert season with Camille Saint-Saëns' “Organ” Symphony featuring UK alumnus and organist Zach ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Brazilian D'Or Institute and L'Oréal R&I develop functional human sensory neurons  EurekAlert

Rio de Janeiro, August, 22nd - After 5 years of collaboration between scientists from the D'Or Institute for Research & Education and L'Oréal R&I, in partnership ...

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Top 200 Universities in the World for Architecture 2018  ArchDaily

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has revealed its rankings of the world's top universities for the study of Architecture / Built Environment for 2018.

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Best Universities in Latin America That Have Architecture Programs  ArchDaily

Times Higher Education (THE) revealed its ranking of the best universities in Latin America and the Caribean. The list is based on the same 13 indicators used ...

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The challenge of building a research university  University World News

The University of Campinas, or Unicamp, is a state-funded, comprehensive university. When it was founded 50 years ago, it was the second such university to be ...

Sun, 01 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT

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