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Porto hosts the World Spine 8, from April 15 to 18

Porto Palácio Congress Centre will play host to the World Spine 8, from April 15 to 18. The 8th edition of the congress of the World Spinal Column Society features a pioneering scientific programme of activities and welcomes health professionals of this medical speciality, as well as the public at large trough the awareness raising activity "Healthy spine for all".

Domestic Violence and Gender Equality are debated at a seminar in Porto

Porto Metropolitan Command of the Police Force marks the five years of the Information Office and Victim Support Centre in Porto (GAIV) with the seminar on Domestic Abuse and Gender Equality, to be held on April 3, at the auditorium of Almeida Garrett Municipal Library.

TEDxPorto asks the following question: Is it Natural?

Is natural better than artificial, in all circumstances and covering all situations? In the new knowledge society involving huge progress but also containing certain shortcomings, one generally wonders. And, it raises further issues.

The United Nations convene in Porto in April

The Rectorate of the University of Porto plays host to a first-of-its-kind meeting. From 17 to 19 April, Porto will convene the United Nations Assembly, where university students and secondary school students will play the role of United Nations Delegates and will address the major issues on the United Nations agenda.

What brings Daniel Goleman to the QSP Summit? The idea of building a better world

During the informal reception to the QSP Summit speakers at Casa do Roseiral, offered by the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, Daniel Goleman shared some of his life orientations and passions in an informal interview with Porto., in which Goleman shared his work and projects.

U.Porto is among the Best Universities in 22 subjects

The University of Porto is among the world's 300 best in 22 assessed areas, standing out specifically in Engineering and Technologies, a rise of 49 places from 2017, which represents the best result ever achieved by a Portuguese University.

U.Porto has been record breaking in students and researchers mobility programmes

The University of Porto will have a huge number of international students as till the end of the school year 2017/2018, U.Porto welcomes 2471 students from 76 nationalities. These figures show the success of the internationalization strategy by the University of Porto over the past decade.

U.Porto ranks in the top 100 European Universities with the strongest impact on the Internet

Porto University is the best placed university in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, which measures the online presence of over one thousand Higher Education Institutions worldwide. Porto academia is on the 225th place on the world ranking and it is the only Portuguese University to be at the top 100 in Europe.

Call for strategies to fight cancer in Europe with the 1st Gago Conference

The Health Research and Innovation Institute (i3S) from the University of Porto will host the first "Gago Conference on European Science Policy". This event is sponsored by the Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal (MCTES) and will bring together in Porto, on 14 February, European researchers, politicians and entrepreneurs for a wide-ranging debate on Europe's present and future cancer research.

Astrophysicist of Porto is awarded a European grant of 160 thousand euros to study the evolution of the stars

Astrophysicist Tiago Campante, researcher of Institute for Astrophysics and Space Science (IA) and professor at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP), was awarded a Marie Curie scholarship of 160 thousand euros, for studies regarding the evolution of stars and planets.