The Global Engagement Hub has been working with the Faculties and Strategic Investment Area (SIA) Steering groups on developing new relationships and partnerships with a range of institutions worldwide.
The University of São Paulo features on the BU international priority partner institutions list and has been formally established as a BU partner in 2021. The expertise of the University of São Paulo spans across all strategic investment areas:
- Animation, Simulation and Visualisation
- Assistive Technology
- Medical Science
- Sustainability, Materials Science and Low Carbon Technology
The University of São Paulo is the largest public university in Brazil and one of the biggest higher education institutions in Latin America. It is ranked # 201-250th in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and has also been rated as one of the top universities in Brazil.
An analysis of SciVal data has shown that the University of São Paulo is the university that BU academics collaborate most with in South America. There are 52 co-authored publications between BU academics and academics at the University of Sao Paulo between 2018-2021.
Below is some of the research activity between BU academics and the academics at the University of São Paulo:
Dr Luciana Esteves has an ongoing collaboration with Dr Bianca Carvalho Vieira from the Department of Geography at the University of São Paulo and Joseph Harari, Eduardo Siegle and Daniel Eduardo Lavanholi de Lemos from the Institute of Oceanography at the University of São Paulo in the area of Sustainability and Oceanography.
Dr Sarah Elliot has an ongoing collaboration with Jenny Waitling from the Laboratory of Microarchaeology at the University of São Paulo in the area of Sustainability and Environmental Archaeology.
Dr Carly Stewart from the Department of Sport and Event Management at BU has published with Michele Viviene Carbinatto from the School of Physical Education and Sport at the University of São Paulo. The publication is titled: ‘’Living with stories of gymnastics in higher education’’.
Dr Avleen Malhi, whose expertise lies in Data Science and AI has ongoing links with Prof Ricardo Ricci Uvinha whose research interests lie in Tourism at the School of Arts, Science and Humanities at the University of São Paulo.
Dr Philip Riris is actively collaborating with colleagues at the University of São Paulo and has hosted and mentored the University of São Paulo PhD student Rafael del Almeida Lopes in the area of archaeological spatial analysis.
We are planning to organise a joint virtual workshop to showcase current collaboration and to explore collaborations in new areas. Therefore, if you currently have an ongoing collaboration with academics at the University of São Paulo or you would like to explore new links and collaborate with University of São Paulo, please email us at GlobalBU@bournemouth.ac.uk.