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The next steps of the Chile Sweden Forum are taken in Punta Arenas

Defining the general guidelines of the Chile-Sweden Forum, for the years 2020 and 2021, was the objective of the meeting of the steering committee of the Chile-Sweden Academic Collaboration Platform (ACCESS), held on March 9th and 10th at the University of Magallanes (UMAG). This meeting, which seeks to promote and strengthen joint research between 14 …

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Future Congress at UC Must-See events

“Artificial Intelligence: Data, Ethics and Privacy” was the first “must-see” of the Future Congress at UC, given by David Carroll, promoter of the lawsuit against Cambridge Analytica about violation of privacy to social network users, which inspired the documentary ” The Great Hack “(Netflix). Carroll emphasized the interest of Chileans in discussing issues such as …

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UC committed to COP25

An academic delegation from the UC arrived in Spain to participate in the COP25 Madrid-Chile Climate Summit, despite the change of country due to the social outbreak that occurred in our nation. UC has had an active participation early in preparations of the event, with professors who have been part of the scientific tables, and …

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La Tríada launches a specialized business program for Latin America

In order to contribute to the creation of successful business strategies in the region, the Universidad Católica de Chile, the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Mexico) and the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) launched the first specialized massive, open and online program, “Doing Business in Latin America”. A program made up of …

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From Las Cruces to Galápagos

What do Galapagos and Las Cruces have in common? In both places there are research stations, specifically, the Galápagos Science Center and the Coastal Marine Research Station – ECIM. The first is in a privileged ecosystem due to its biodiversity, declared a World Heritage Site of Humanity; while the second is located in an intensive …

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Neuroscientist Rafael Yuste proposes protecting the rights of the mind

Technologies capable of decoding the information we have in our brain and literally reading our thoughts, is the scenario raised by the Spanish neurobiologist Rafael Yuste. Although they seem like situations taken from the science fiction series “Black mirror”, it is an increasingly closer panorama, in fact companies like Google are already moving in that …

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