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Call for the creation of the research center

  • GlaxoSmithKline(GSK), aiming to help develop new materials and methods of sustainable chemistry in Brazil, invested R$15 Million in two cutting edge research centers.


Science Circus 

  • In 2016, our dissemination actions had a significant impact during the 13th edition of the Science Circus promoted by the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). The event, held between May 9 and 11, attracted young people from all over the São Carlos region. The presence of the Center of Excellence for Research in Sustainable Chemistry (CERSusChem) demonstrated to the public how chemistry is present in everyone's daily life.


Regional Chemistry Olympiad

  • The 14th edition of the Regional Chemistry Olympiad was inspired on the theme of The Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. During the introduction lecture, students of the event were presented to various aspects of the use of chemistry, among which its use for the development of new materials, water and sewage treatment, medicines, food and dietary supplements. In the lecture given to two thousand students and more than one hundred teachers of elementary and middle school, the main advances in chemistry were highlighted, always emphasizing the principles of a science increasingly concerned with the balance between science, technology, society and the environment


Book Publishing 

  • In the year 2016 was published the book "Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Green Chemistry Approach", launched by Elsevier, was included as a textbook in the Organic Experimental undergraduate courses at UFSCar. According to the authors Arlene G. Corrêa, Kleber T. de Oliveira, Márcio W. Paixão and Timothy J. Brocksom from Department of Chemistry - UFSCar, the book describes tested experiments which were planned under the Green Chemistry principles. This textbook is indicated to undergraduate students from chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering.