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The Science Bus Starts Up

Manrique Vindas Segura

Here the activities of the Science Bus took place at the Carlos Manuel Vicente Castro Professional Technical High School and the Osa Professional Technical High School.

There were talks aimed at children, others aimed at...

UCR art project part of BIENALSUR international exhibition

Manrique Vindas Segura

This year, in its second edition, it is exhibited in 114 locations in 45 cities in 23 countries around the world.

Within more than 5,000 projects from 82 countries that participated, just over a hundred...

UCR students present their work at a symposium on research in the US

Manrique Vindas Segura

The forum, organized by William Marsh Rice University, known as Rice University, is called the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS), during which Costa Rican university students will present the results of...

Neuroscience Research Center Receives International Recognition

Manrique Vindas Segura

On July 18, the Center for Research in Neurosciences (CIN) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) received the "Rubén Ardila Award for Scientific Research in Psychology", conferred by the Foundation for the Advancement of...

Humboldt Chair held International Congress at the University of Costa Rica

Manrique Vindas Segura

They attended the “International Congress: Writing in Displacement: Travel, Expeditions and Shipwrecks”, which was held between the 21 and 25 of October at the National Library and at the UCR Golfito Campus, convened by the...

Costa Rica in position 66 of world ranking in artificial intelligence out of 194 countries

William Mora M.

Last May, the “Government Preparation Index in Artificial Intelligence” was published, an analysis of 194 countries prepared by the International Development Research Center (IDRC) of Canada, where Singapore ranks first, followed by the United Kingdom,...

UCREA and advanced study centers in Latin America create collaborative network

Manrique Vindas Segura

It was signed by the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of San Paulo, Brazil; the Center for Advanced Latin American Studies of the University of Guadalajara (CALAS); the Center for Advanced Multidisciplinary Studies...

AUGE among the 20 best linked-to-universities incubators worldwide?

Gabriela Mayorga López
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Julián Berkovics

The Agencia Universitaria para la Gestión del Emprendimiento (AUGE), [University Agency for Entrepreneurship Management] of the Vice-Rector for Research of the University of Costa Rica (UCR), stood out in the ranking of the best incubators...

Costa Rica is an excellent place to study storms and hurricanes

ODI / Patricia Blanco Picado

This work is carried out by the Tropical Eastern Pacific Convection Organization (Otrec) project, with the participation of scientists from the US, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Colombia. This initiative is funded by the National Science...

UCR consolidated as one of the best universities in Latin America

Manrique Vindas Segura

This classification evaluates more than three thousand institutions of higher education from all over the world to select the best one in a list. It takes into account aspects such as academic reputation, employer reputation,...

Students’ Contributions are Acknowledged in International Competition

Manrique Vindas-Segura

This winning team is made up of students from three national public universities. They are Brenda Paola Miranda-Álvarez and Luis Jiménez-Quesada from the University of Costa Rica (UCR), Edgard González-Coto and Mariela Vargas-Rojas from the...

UCR Will Have Its Own Radio Telescope to Explore the Cosmos

Manrique Vindas-Segura

The antenna is located at the UCR Experimental Farm of Santa Cruz (FESC), and it is administered by the University seat in Guanacaste.  The project is called “Radio Telescope at the Radio Observatory of Santa...

UCR Receives Funds from CABEI for a Clean Energy Project

César A. Parral

The resources will be used for the acquisition of the necessary photovoltaic equipment in the installation of solar energy generation storage systems.

According to the people in charge of the project, it is intended to...

UCR Researchers Receive Award for Study on Antiophidic Serum

César A. Parral

The winners are Dr. Guillermo León-Montero, Dr. José María Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez, Dr. Mariángela Vargas-Arroyo, M.Sc. Álvaro Segura-Ruiz, M.Sc. María Herrera-Vega and M.Sc. Mauren Villalta-Arrieta, all of them from the Technological Development Section of the ICP (SEDETEC),...

Germany Seeks to Expand Scientific Collaboration with the Country

César A. Parral

The German delegation consisted of Dr. Dietrich Halm, Director of International Cooperation of the German Foundation for Scientific Research for Latin America, (DFG), based in Bonn, and Kathrin Winkler, Director of the Foundation for Latin...