New RISE project kickoff meeting

The kickoff meeting of the FunFiCO RISE project took place on December 20th at Aveiro University. This is a Marie Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange partnership between Aveiro University (coordinator), Sheffield University (UK), UFPA (Brazil), UNAM (Mexico) and Valencia University (Spain). (December/2017)





Scientists discuss black holes in Aveiro

The X Black Holes Workshop took place at Aveiro University on 18th - 19th December 2017. It gathered almost 100 scientists, including Professor Crispino (Grav@zon/UFPA), discussing black holes from many different perspectives. Besides several oral communications, the workshop also included the fourth General Assembly of the Portuguese Relativity and Gravitation Society (SPRG) and a special session celebrating the 60th anniversary of Prof. José Pizarro de Sande Lemos. (December/2017)


Carolina Loureiro Benone's Doctoral Exam

Carolina Loureiro Benone defended her Doctoral Thesis entitled "Scalar fields in black hole spacetimes and analogues".  The exam took place at the Federal University of Pará on July 14th 2017. The thesis was supervised by the Grav@zon member Prof. Luís C. B. Crispino. The Board of Examination was composed by Prof. Dr. André Carlos Lehum (UFPA), Prof. Dr. Manuel Eleutério Rodrigues (UFPA), Prof. Dr. Elcio Abdalla (USP) and Prof. Dr. Carla Göbel Burlamaqui de Mello (PUC/RJ). Congratulations Carolina! (July/2017)


IV Amazonian Symposium on Physics takes place in Belém

The IV Amazonian Symposium on Physics took place at the Federal University of Pará on 18th - 22nd September 2017. It gathered outstanding scientists in General Relativity and Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetimes, discussing many exciting results in these areas. Besides various seminars, oral communications and public lecture, the Symposium celebrated the 100 years of the de Sitter solution and the 60th anniversary of Prof. Atsushi Higuchi. (September/2017)


Grav@zon Group

Photo taken after the Grav@zon week meeting on May 17th 2017. (May/2017)


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