Porto University

Learn about digital recruitment rules with Career Day U.Porto

The Career Day U.Porto is scheduled to take place on 24th February. The event’s main goal is to provide interactive sessions and simulated interviews in an online format. Target audience are students and graduates, who will be able to approach the topic “Nova Era das Entrevistas Digitais”, aka “New Era of Digital Interviews”.

Non-digital ideas on social interaction? Meet “The Power of Design” challenge by the UP

The University of Porto opened an international competition to find a design solution that solves the pandemic conviviality crisis and provides fresh interpretations of social interactions. Applications are open until 15th March. First prize is three thousand euros.

CIIMAR obtains international quality certification

CIMMAR, the Interdisciplinary Centre of Maritime and Environmental Investigation obtained international recognition by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The ISO 9001 certification puts CIIMAR, the research centre of the University of Porto, among the best institution in the world as regards management and organisation.

The U.Porto is part of the RESET project that furthers gender equality in the scientific field

The University of Porto, alongside other seven European universities, is part of the RESET – project (aka Redesigning Equality and Scientific Excellence Together). The purpose of such endeavour is to boost gender equality and diversity within the scientific area of study and research.

Professor of the UP and researcher at INESC-TEC was named Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow

João Gama, a full professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto and researcher at INESC TEC, was recently named fellow of IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a professional association for electronic engineering and electrical engineering, with its corporate office in New York City. João Gama was named for “his contributions regarding knowledge extraction techniques from continuous data flows”.

Award for Excellence by the University of Porto open applications

The University of Porto awards in-house researchers. The application period concludes on 31st January. The winners of the scientific research award will be announced in March 2021 and, pandemic constraints permitting, the awardees will be presented with an in-person prize ceremony.

Get ready to visit the University of Porto, either in person or from home! Yes, it is possible

Everyone can visit amazing spaces within the University of Porto, either in person or from one’s home; the building of the Rectory, the Porto Botanical Garden and the Casa-Museu Abel Salazar are now included in the UP’s virtual mapping project. This is an even more worthwhile project amid the ongoing pandemic, when the set of 3D tours by the U.Porto is available and invites everyone to enter spaces that aren’t normally visited by the community.

Time to experience safe outdoor activities during the Covid-19 pandemic

The U.Porto (CDUP-UP) launches the initiative “Experiências Outdoor" this December, with sports activities such as Skate, Golf and Tennis. All sessions are held outdoors, in compliance with ongoing safety measures. Applications are open.

See the Sea Monsters running loose at the Rectory of the University of Porto

The Rectory building of the University of Porto hosts an incredible exhibition made of waste collected in the beaches of the Invicta. Sea Monsters ("Monstros Marinhos”) is the theme of the exhibit jointly organized by the Interdisciplinary Center of Maritime and Environmental Investigation (CIIMAR) and the campaign Ocean Action Hub.

Alumnus of the Faculty of Architecture of the UP is the Emergent Architect of the Year 2020, by dezeen

The studio SUMMARY, led by architect Samuel Gonçalves, alumnus of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), won the prestigious dezeen Awards 2020 in the category “Emerging Architect of the Year”.