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Wed, Mar 11


Residence of the British Consul General

2020: Key year for the planet and for science

This event is a partnership between the Royal Society and RedeComCiência

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2020: Key year for the planet and for science
2020: Key year for the planet and for science

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Mar 11, 2020, 10:00 AM

Residence of the British Consul General, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil


On March 11, RedeComCiência and the British Consulate in São Paulo organized a joint event with representatives of the Royal Society of the United Kingdom, in which 2020 was discussed as a key year for the planet and for science. 

The opening was in charge of Meghie Rodrigues, journalist and director of National Integration at RedeComCiência. Prof. Dr. Richard Catlow, Vice President and Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Royal Society, spoke about the role of science and technology in tackling climate change and its impacts, as well as the importance of international collaboration for research efforts to tackle it. of this issue.

Andrew Allen, Director of International Affairs and Global Strategy at the Royal Society, reported on the progress of joint activities by scientists from the UK and Brazil. He spoke about the UK Talent Visa program, which facilitates the entry of foreign researchers into the UK, and also about research funding programs such as the Newton Fund and support for international meetings.

Roxana Tabakman, director of Partnerships and Content, and members Graciele Oliveira and Daniel Dieb participated in the debate on Redecomciência. 

Founded in 1660, the Royal Society is an independent academic institution promoting excellence in science.  


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