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Wikipedia may invigorate educational activities

A news piece on uses of the online, collaborative encyclopaedia in educational settings refers to NeuroMat's pioneering Wikipedia Initiative. The general goal of the Initiative is to stimulate members of the research team to work on entries on neuromathematics and pertaining topics in the Portuguese and English versions of Wikipedia. Report by André Jorge de Oliveira, Revista Galileu, 09/11/2014.

"Science for all" -- an interview with Prof. Ernst Wolfgang Hamburger

NeuroMat's former coordinator of Scientific Education and Dissemination, Prof. Ernst Wolfgang Hamburger talks in an interview on various scientific enterprises he has been involved with and makes a special mention to NeuroMat. He concludes: "Until I am 100 years old, there is still a lot I can do." Interviewed by Antonio Augusto Passos Videira and Sofia Moutinho, Ciência Hoje, 08/2014.

Neuromathematics through new technologies

NeuroMat and its effort of spreading information on a conceptual framework on brain functioning have featured on an article on how new social technologies, especially Wikipedia, may contribute to scientific and educational dissemination. João Alexandre Peschanski, Boletim Grupo de Cidadania, 08/2014.

Science must be open

With the increasing use of computation in several areas of science, data have assumed an increasingly important role in the process of scientific discovery. Computational analysis of data collected in digital format and the generation of data through computer simulation have figured prominently in the list of tools of scientific research nowadays. Kelly Rosa Braghetto, A Rede, 08/2014.

Research center invests in 'wiki' scientific dissemination

The Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (NeuroMat), a scientific organisation located at the University of São Paulo, intends to develop its scientific-dissemination strategy with social, participatory tools created by the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikinotícias, A fonte de notícias livre que você pode editar!, 07/16/2014.

NeuroMat investigates how the brain processes external stimuli

Research center uses neuromathematics to understand possible statistical regularities connected to the brain. Aline Naoe, Agência USP de Notícias, 07/16/2014.

Open Source, Open Skies, Open Stadium

Fieldwork notes on an interview with NeuroMat investigator Fabio Kon, who will feature on a documentary on Brazilian science. Imagine Science Films, 06/26/2014.


Mathematical models of the brain

Research Center at the University of São Paulo (USP) dwelves into neuromathematics, a science that intends to develop a theory to describe and predict neuronal interactions. Fernanda Teixeira Ribeiro, Mente e Cérebro, 06/2014.


In defense of public scientific-data sharing

The open-science movement advocates for public, free access to tools and data scientists make use of in order to widen science's social benefits. Though there have been undeniable improvements over the last years, such widening is still relatively resisted. Claudia D. Vargas and Fabio Kon, Le Monde Diplomatique, 05/2014.

Computer Science professor takes part in research project on neuromathematics

The Computer Science professor Amanda Nascimento, from the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), and scholars from other Brazilian and foreign universities have taken part of the scientific project of the Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (NeuroMat), from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). Tamara Pinho, UFOP - 04/23/2014.

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