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[Brazil] Rio de Janeiro’s university shutdowns

[Brazil] Rio de Janeiro’s university shutdowns | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

While Brazil counts the cost of hosting the Olympic Games, the country is shutting down its biggest universities due to a lack of funds. (...) - abc.net.au, by  Kate Tozer, 16 August 2016

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Brazil’s scientist-entrepreneurs unfettered

Brazil’s scientist-entrepreneurs unfettered | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

New law clears way for academia-industry tie-ups


SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Full-time professors at public universities in Brazil will now be allowed to carry out research in the private sector—and get paid for it, without having to drop their academic jobs. The change is the result of a new law, signed yesterday by President Dilma Rousseff, designed to bring science and industry closer together. (...) - Science, by Herton Escobar, 2016/01/12

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“É um crime o currículo Lattes”, diz Marilena Chauí

“É um crime o currículo Lattes”, diz Marilena Chauí | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
Esquema de transição conduzido pela oligarquia resultou na escolha de um“tirano”, diz Ciro Correia ao abrir os trabalhos A universidade brasileira submeteu-se à ideologia neoliberal da sociedade de mercado, ou “sociedade administrada” (Escola de Frankfurt), que transforma direitos sociais, inclusive educação, em serviços; concebe a universidade como prestadora de serviços; e confere à autonomia universitária o sentido de gerenciamento empresarial da instituição.
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Brazil launches African higher education collaboration

Brazil has launched a major higher education cooperation programme with Portuguese-speaking Africa. Under the project, educators and researchers from 20 Brazilian centres of higher education will provide services in five African nations.

The Portuguese-speaking nations include Angola, Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique and São Tomé and Principe. (...) -  - University World News, by Wagdy Sawahel, 15 June 2013 Issue No:276

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Brazil's scientists start street protests against ministry merger

Brazil's scientists start street protests against ministry merger | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

But politicians say that restoring a stand-alone science ministry is unlikely.


Brazil’s scientists have been taking to the streets to protest against last month’s demotion of their country’s science ministry (MCTI) – but politicians say the demonstrations won’t change the controversial decision. (...) - Nature, by Claudio Angelo, 10 June 2016

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Change Through the Creation of a Consortium in Brazil

Change Through the Creation of a Consortium in Brazil | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

In April 2013, a group of administrators from eleven public and private Brazilian institutions met and crated, the Consortium STHEM. (...) - Inside Higher Ed, by Fabio Garcia Reis, December 14, 2015

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Brazilian journalist accuses Yale police of 'extremely violent' behaviour

Claudia Trevisan arrested, handcuffed and held in cell for several hours after apparently trespassing on campus property (...) - by Tom Dart, The Guardian, Satuday 28, 2013

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World-class research on the rise in Brazil, Asia – Report

World-class research on the rise in Brazil, Asia – Report | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Emerging economies such as the BRICs – Brazil, Russia, India and China – and South Korea have been catching up with the West and Japan in research and development spending for some years, and their research ‘portfolios’ are showing significant areas of world-class excellence, according to a new report by Thomson Reuters. (...) - University World News, by Yojana Sharma, 27 February 2013, Issue No:261

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