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FAPESP and the University of Surrey announce results of call for proposals

FAPESP and the University of Surrey announce results of call for proposals

The two institutions support exchange programs between researchers in the state of São Paulo and those in the UK


The FAPESP, São Paulo Research Foundation and the University of Surrey, in the UK, have disclosed the list of projects approved under the public call for proposals issued on 23 November 2010, under the agreement for scientific cooperation between the two institutions.

The call was open to proposals for researcher exchange between the state of São Paulo and the county of Surrey submitted by principal investigators currently supported by FAPESP under one of the following grant mechanisms: Regular Research Awards; Thematic Project; the Young Researchers at Emerging Centers Program; and the Centers for Research, Innovation and Dissemination (Cepid) Program.

Selected proposals:

Proposal and researchers Project title
2011/50169-6

Claudia Roberta de Castro Moreno
University of São Paulo School of Public Health
Work schedules, light exposure, and their effects on the biological rhythms of workers at an Amazon extractive reserve
2011/50168-0 Edson Amaro Junior
University of São Paulo School of Medicine
Discovery of bioactive molecules, with therapeutic properties to combat obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, in extracts of plants and fruits found in Canada and Brazil
2001/50181-6

Regina Szylit Bousso
University of São Paulo School of Nursing
The involvement of nurses in end-of-life decision making: a cross cultural exploration


The principal investigators of the approved proposals will be contacted by FAPESP for the signing of the Terms of Award document.

More information: www.fapesp.br/en/5842