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Universidad de Santiago participated in the Open EUREKA Innovation Week 2017

  • Dr Luis Magne, the director of the Department of Technology Management of the Vice Presidency of Research, Development and Innovation, represented Universidad de Santiago de Chile at the Open Eureka Innovation 2017.

Dr Stephen Kemmis visited Universidad de Santiago

  • Dr Stephen Kemmis, Emeritus Professor at the Charles Sturt University of Australia and researcher at the Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education at that university, visited Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

Universidad de Santiago moves up in the 2017-2018 edition of the QS World University Rankings

  • Universidad de Santiago de Chile moved up to the 451-460 rank among the main universities worldwide and was again at the third place nationwide.



The Aquaculture Biotechnology Center opens new Fish Experimental Unit

  • The new unit will allow to double the volume of fish in the facilities, expand the research lines and improve the research standards regarding the well-being and biosafety of fish.

Scientists at Universidad de Santiago de Chile discovered active ingredient in Antarctic plants that can act as sunscreen

  • After a series of studies conducted at the Vegetal Biotechnology and Physiology Laboratory at Universidad de Santiago, the research team led by Dr Gustavo Zúñiga has discovered two species of plant in the Antarctic

Researcher studies new type of steel to reduce losses in mining industry

  • The Fondecyt Regular Project led by Dr Alberto Monsalve, a researcher at the Metallurgical Engineering Department, seeks to reduce economic losses in mining industry by introducing TWIP steel, a poorly studied material in the field of scien

Senegalese percussion and dance group performed at Universidad de Santiago de Chile

  • The African group’s folkloric music show attracted the attention of the university community at the facilities of the School of Arts and Crafts. They performed a broad repertoire that included ritual and everyday music. 

U de Santiago strengthens links with Guatemala

  • The Guatemalan Ambassador Rita Claverie de Sciolli, visited Universidad de Santiago and met with Dr Juan Manuel Zolezzi, President of the University, to strengthen the links between her country and the university, particularly in relation t