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Faculty of Administration and Economics inaugurates Recicla building

  • On March 14th, authorities, professors, students and administrative staff of Universidad de Santiago participated in the opening of a new building of the Faculty of Administration and Economics.

Vaccine against bacteria that threatens the national salmon farming industry was successfully tested

  • The study led by Dr Brenda Modak, Director of the Department of Environmental Sciences of the Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, seeks to combat the high mortality of salmons in Chile, which in 90% of the cases is probably caused by the dang

Researchers found that wine industry in Chile and Argentina was founded by African-Americans

  • A study conducted by Dr Pablo Lacoste, professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies of Universidad de Santiago, shows that the Chilean-Argentinian wine industry that is usually associated to European elites was actually started by the wo

QS Rankings: Universidad de Santiago de Chile is the third best university in Chile and leader in Arts and Humanities

  • Universidad de Santiago was ranked among the 200 best higher education institutions worldwide in the subjects of Linguistics, Sociology, and Art and Design, according to the prestigious British QS Rankings. 


Professor at Universidad de Santiago suggests the Government should strengthen investment in astronomical research

  • Dr Leonor Huerta, physics engineer, Master’s in Astronomy and professor at Universidad de Santiago, says that the discovery of a new solar system with Earth-like planets should promote the creation of more research centers and the generatio

Researchers seek to feed the population in a healthy and equitable manner

  • The projects supported by the Department of Agrarian Management of the Technological Faculty and the Food Science and Technology Research Center of Universidad de Santiago show important results, like a bio-pesticide based on residual quino

Researcher seeks to optimize the efficiency of heat exchangers using numerical simulation

  • The study will last three years and it will develop computational tools to optimize the equipment and processes in which energy is transferred by fluids using numerical simulation.


Professor at Universidad de Santiago will be part of the UN Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters

  • A security specialist at Universidad de Santiago will be the only representative of Latin America in the UN Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, which is made up of sixteen international experts on this matters.

President Zolezzi participated in the opening ceremony of the 6th Congress of the Future

  • The conference organized by the Chilean Senate’s commission Desafíos del Futuro is the most important instance for science promotion in the southern hemisphere.

Students at Universidad de Santiago will participate in the National Model United Nations NY 2017 Conference

  • The activity will gather more than 5,000 university students from all over the world to replicate the debate model of the committees of diplomats from the 193 UN member states.