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Orlando Frazão wins the prize for Best Physics Dissertation,  2009-2010

Orlando Frazão wins the prize for Best Physics Dissertation, 2009-2010

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Jan 14, 2013 08:51 AM

The Portuguese Physical Society has awarded the prize Fernando Bragança Gil 2012 , for best Physics Dissertation in a Portuguese Institution, to ORLANDO FRAZÂO. The jury analyzed about 80 dissertations defended in 2009 and 2010.

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Nuno Santos awarded Seiva Trupe Prize

Nuno Santos awarded Seiva Trupe Prize

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Nov 12, 2012 09:45 AM

The theater company Seiva Trupe distinguishes every year Porto citizens with outstanding contributions to culture. Nuno Santos, researcher in CAUP and visiting professor of DFA, received the 2012 award in the area of Science.

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A planet in a star next door

A planet in a star next door

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Nov 11, 2012 07:40 PM

A team led by Xavier Dumusque, which includes Nuno Santos from CAUP, announced the discovery of a planet orbiting Alpha Centauri B, the closest star system to the Sun

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Cláudio Gomes awarded  "Incentive to research  prize"

Cláudio Gomes awarded "Incentive to research prize"

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Nov 11, 2012 11:44 AM

Physics Master student Claudio Gomes was awarded a prize "Incentive to research" by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, for a project supervised by Pedro Avelino, in CAUP.

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ENAA Meeting

ENAA Meeting

by Florbela Martins last modified Oct 08, 2012 10:31 AM

The Encontro Nacional de Astronomia e Astrofísica (ENAA) comes back for the sixth time to the Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP), co-organized with the Sociedade Portuguesa de Astronomia (SPA).

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8th Physics Summer School: yet another success.

8th Physics Summer School: yet another success.

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Sep 15, 2012 01:30 PM

The 8th Summer School took place from 2-7 September and brought to the department 66 secondary school students, including 11 foreign students.

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Pedro Gil Vieira wins a   research award by the Government of Ontario

Pedro Gil Vieira wins a research award by the Government of Ontario

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Aug 13, 2012 06:07 PM

Pedro Gil Vieira, a physics graduate of Porto University, and longtime collaborator of Centro de Física do Porto, received an Early Research Award from the Ministery of Economy and Innovation of Ontario

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8th Summer School of Physics: applications are open.

8th Summer School of Physics: applications are open.

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Jul 27, 2012 08:49 PM

The applications to the 8th Physics Summer School opened on April 1st. Any Portuguese speaking high school student may apply, for a week of hard work and a unforgetable experience

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Physics Olympiad 2012

Physics Olympiad 2012

by João Lopes dos Santos last modified Jul 27, 2012 09:09 PM

The regional heats of the 2012 Physics Olympiad are organized by the Portuguese Physical Society with the Department's collaboration.

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Open days

Open days

by José Carlos Sousa last modified Apr 15, 2012 07:34 PM

Schools may already apply to the 2012 open days at the Faculty of Sciences

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