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President of Universidad Autónoma de Puebla interested in forging links with our Universitys

  • While visiting Chile for the presidential hand-over ceremony, the highest authority of this Mexican institution, José Alfonso Esparza, met with Universidad de Santiago’s President, Juan Manuel Zolezzi and expressed his interest in creating academic partnerships in the fields of mining, engineering and social sciences.

Universidad de Santiago’s Accreditation: President Zolezzi formalized the process before the CNA

  • On February 28th, the University’s President submitted the statutory documents to Paula Beale, the Executive Secretary of the National Accreditation Commission. The dossier was delivered previous to the Institutional Self-Evaluation Report, which will be submitted by the end of this month, to subsequently have the visit of the external peer reviewers. President Zolezzi invited the University’s community to face this process with the maximum commitment and to stress our University’s strengths, both quantitatively and in terms of values.

Fondecyt 2014 Contest: Universidad de Santiago was granted more than 3,600 million Chilean pesos

Investigadores de distintas disciplinas y facultades, entre ellas Química y Biología, Humanidades y Ciencia, desarrollarán un total de 33 proyectos.

Researcher of Faculty of Chemistry and Biology joints editorial board of renowned scientific journal

  • In recognition of his extensive career in the area of electrochemistry, Dr. José Zagal, professor at the Department of Chemistry of Materials, was invited to be part of the editorial board of Electrochemistry Communications, an international journal with the higher impact index in its field.

Food Science and Technology Research Center of Universidad de Santiago accredited as a high- standard scientific laboratory

  • The Food Science and Technology Research Center of Universidad de Santiago was accredited as a laboratory for 4 years by the National Institute for Standardization, an agency that is in charge of certifying infrastructure, equipment and qualified staff, in this case, to perform scientific tests in the areas of chemistry and microbiology.

University establishes collaboration agreements with University College London

  • The first meeting was held by the end of November at our University, with a delegation of University College London (UCL), which agreed to put in contact its experts with academics of the Faculty of Engineering and the Advanced Studies Institute of our University before the end of the year.

With the presence of a group of academics of the University College London, United Kingdom, our University’s authorities signed an agreement of collaboration and student mobility between both higher education institutions.