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Discover all the research that UC Chile does and how it contributes to the country through news about its researchers, discoveries and patents.


Linked to a sensor, a quillay tree positioned on the San Joaquín Campus has its electrical signals and the surrounding earth monitored.

International Study Probes Trees as Unconventional Earthquake Predictors

The international citizen science initiative Tree Rhythms has a dual goal: to demonstrate that nature operates as a unified system of interacting…

From left to right, provost from the University of North Texas (EE.UU), Michael McPherson; the director from the International Cape Horn Center (CHIC), Ricardo Rozzi and the UC Chile President Ignacio Sánchez.

UMAG, UC Chile, and CHIC Strengthen University Partnership to Boost Magallanes as a Scientific Hub

The strategic agreement is part of the cooperation of the consortium of national and foreign higher education institutions that support the work of the Cape…

Authorities inaugurating the first Chile Germany Academic Forum in the UC Chile Hall of Honor.

Sustainable Development Promotes the First Chile-Germany Academic Forum

Experts from seven universities from both countries, including UC Chile, gathered at the first Chile-Germany Academic Forum. This event is built upon a…

Orchestra playing on a stage with audience silhouettes.

How Popular is Classical Music in Chile?

Led by UC Chile, the Music and Heritage Research Ring (Animupa) Project brings together four universities in an effort to study classical or art music as a…

Maria assembling a pile of huiro for weighing in Pichicuy.

The Role of ‘Blue Foods’ for a Sustainable Future

Despite their numerous benefits, blue foods continue to be largely overlooked in the design of sustainable and resilient food systems worldwide, even though…

(From left to right) Juan Larraín, Director of the Institute of Applied Ethics, Adela Cortina, Spanish philosopher, and the UC President Ignacio Sánchez.

Newly Inaugurated Institute of Applied Ethics Focuses on Developing Ethical Discernment

This new interdisciplinary academic unit was inaugurated with a lecture titled "The Mission of Applied Ethics in the 21st Century University" by renowned…

Woman posing in front of a cut on a hill.

Linking Science and Action Networks from Chile to California: A model for global collaboration

Lisa Micheli, president, and CEO of Pepperwood Foundation of California, toured the UC Chile network and regional stations. This column describes her…

Authorities from UC Chile and NUS are posing for the camera.

University Strengthens Global Collaboration Ties at U21 Meeting

The University President and two Vice Presidents recently attended the annual Universitas 21 meeting in Australia, where they discussed the role of higher…

Two scientists wearing masks and blue suits manipulate elements in the laboratory.

Discover the "Cleanroom" for teaching and research at UC Chile

The University is the first in South America to have this infrastructure, which is key for research. The room gives students access to state-of-the-art…

Two young men and one woman are discussing during a manufacturing workshop.

Manufacturing Labs Network Boosts Creativity and Innovation in Students

There are currently eight workshops for the development of prototypes and models in different UC Chile campuses. Students and faculty members can work in these…

The photography shows part of the Renaico exhibit. The wall is in the back with information and images. Above the brown floor are three pillars with ceramic pieces.

UC Chile Team Discovers Priceless Archeological Artifacts From Pre-Mapuche Cultures

The discovery of the pieces was led by a team from the UC Chile School of Anthropology. Their study will provide a deeper understanding of the domestic life of…

Photo: Dientes de Navarino. In the back are brown and green hills. In the front are some white and brown roots above the green grass. In the middle of both is water.

CHIC Project: A Look at Climate Change from the Far Reaches of the World

The Cape Horn International Center, a consortium of seven universities, seeks to study and monitor how sub-Antarctic ecosystems respond to climate change.