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Working on neglected diseases in Chile

In a column written by Dr. Luis Pizarro and Pedro Bouchon they explain the urgency for countries like ours to tackle Neglected Diseases and the advantage for…

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Fly Brain Research Provides Insight into Diseases of the Human Brain

A groundbreaking study led by PhD in Biological Sciences, Francisca Rojo, could be key to understanding the development of brain structures and provide new…

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Find Out What UC Chile Has Been Researching in Patagonia

The impact of climate change on glaciers and the effects of human activities on the Patagonian ecosystem are just some of the topics studied at the UC Chile…

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UC Chile Plans to Bridge the Gender Gap in Research

At the heart of the InES Gender Program is ensuring equal career advancement for women and men in research, evenly distributing workloads, and promoting female…

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Amazing AI Initiatives Lead by the University

Many problems affecting modern society can be addressed through artificial intelligence. Here are eight fascinating initiatives led by UC Chile faculty that…

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Open Science: The Project That Will Make Research Accessible

The initiative will facilitate access to the knowledge generated at UC Chile to the scientific community of Chile and the world.

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UC Chile signs an agreement with the University of California and its 41 nature reserves for joint research

To promote collaborative studies and investigate the causes and effects of climate change on biodiversity, to monitor socio-ecological processes in arid lands…

UC Chile Atacama Station: A Role Model in the Study of Fog

Fog could be a key source of freshwater. It is why the research station is preparing a fog map and conducting studies on the composition of fog to make the…

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Plants Living on the Edge of Aridity in the Atacama Desert

Better known as airplants, tillandsias are unique species capable of capturing water from the ground and the fog. This particularity has made them excellent…

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Women Scientist Behind the Secrets of Chilean Honey

With over 250 cientific publications, the researcher has dedicated her work to innovation and scientific production, including the anti-inflammatory and…

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A painful public health problem

Over 10% of Chile's health care budget goes on treating chronic pain, which is the equivalent of the country's total yearly research investment, including…

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Chilean and European universities to collaborate in scientific, social, and educational research

A collaboration between Chile-Italy and Chile-France has been created aiming to promote collective research with support from Universidad Católica, Universidad…