FAPESP São Paulo Schools of Advanced Science (SPSAS)
These Schools are an initiative of FAPESP designed to attract young and talented scientists from Brazil an d abroad to São Paulo State for short courses on advanced topics in Science and Technology. Each of these Schools is designed for around 100 students, half of whom should be from abroad and who should experience close contact with renowned lecturers selected from among the most prominent scientists in their fields. The Schools also include hands-on activities and periods of discussion of the students´ own research results. Selected students from other cities, states or countries are entitled to receive benefits to cover the expenses for airfare and daily allowance in the city where the schools are organized.
São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Colloids (SPSAS Colloids)
SPSAS Colloids will be held in Campinas, on the campus of the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and the CNPEM (Center for Research on Energy and Materials), with activities at the University of São Paulo (Institute of Chemistry), from October 28th through November 7th. The School will cover advanced topics on lyophilic and lyophobic colloids and the most important techniques employed for their characterization. (see the program of the course for more specific information).
Autoorg 2018, the International Conference on AutoOrganized Systems, will be held in São Pedro, SP, from November 7th to 9th, immediately following SPSAS Colloids and it is expected that all participants in the School will want to participate as well in AutoOrg 2018.