A comprehensive university at the heart of the state of Rio de Janeiro
Founded in 1960, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) is a public institution, part of the Brazilian federal higher education system. Its headquarters are located in the city of Niterói and its campuses can be found in various parts of the state of Rio de Janeiro, as a result of a strong decentralization policy. There is also an out-of-state campus in Oriximiná, in the Amazon rainforest.
UFF stated mission is to produce, disseminate, and apply knowledge and culture in a critical and socially relevant way.
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Open call for articles to MDPI Sustainability Journal
The growing anthropic influence on the dynamic and natural balance of the planet and its currently changing climate has been reported in a large amount of the modern scientific literature, converging to the consensus that the impacts in the physical, economic and...
UFF’s Optics and Quantum Information Laboratory develops cutting-edge work with international recognition
"It is not easy to be a pioneer in Brazil acting in such a Eurocentric science as Physics". The phrase is authored by UFF Physics Institute (IF) professor Antonio Zelaquett Khoury, founder, and coordinator of the university's Optics and Quantum Information Laboratory....
UFF’s project in partnership with Niterói Government helps preserve local artisanal fishing
Gas station attendants and app drivers are some of the new professions that absorb most workers who have not found in their original occupations a possible means of subsistence. These new jobs, which do not require extensive technical knowledge to operate and are...
Caring for those who care: UFF project investigates mental health of Healthcare Workers during the pandemic
A little over a year ago, when the pandemic was threatening to take hold in our country, we watched in horror as the average number of deaths per day from COVID-19 in Italy, the epicenter of the disease in the world up to that time, was high. The sum totaled around...
UFF prepares to inaugurate digital fabrication laboratory at Antonio Pedro University Hospital
For UFF President Antonio Claudio Lucas da Nóbrega, "this is another fruit of the Program for the Development of Applied Projects - PDPA, a partnership we built between UFF, the Government of Niterói, and the Euclides da Cunha Foundation, aiming to develop and...