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Engineering and development in Brazil, challenges and prospects: a new perspective on the topic

Luís Grochocki, Jorge Guimarães, Alvaro Prata, João Oliveira
2018 Innovation & Management Review  
The article concludes that engineering is a powerful instrument for promoting a country's social development while offering indications about Brazilian strategic orientation in the development of engineering  ...  Its goal is to discuss the need for restructuring the Brazilian system for research, development and innovation (RD&I) and the training of human resources in engineering in the country.  ...  wide support for developing engineering through the REENG/RECOPE program (Cooperative Research Networks/Re-engineering of Engineering Teaching); the development of methods and tools that have made Brazilian  ... 
doi:10.1108/inmr-02-2018-003 fatcat:yynx4unnjbhgdg5rofftlaglzy

Grassroots Innovation as a Mechanism for Smallholder Development in South Africa: Can Impact be Measured? [chapter]

2017 Informal Sector Innovations  
the informal sectors of the economy, particularly in less developed countries.  ...  This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the feedback of the two anonymous reviewers of AJSTID. The additional comments offered by the editors, especially Dr. Saradindu Bhaduri, have also helped to  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315672052-10 fatcat:iass4peokjfrxdlrnk3ic3i6q4

The use of adaptive project management practices and methodologies in the development of a professional doctoral program

Gabriel Barroso De Azevedo, Emerson Antônio Maccari, Nader Asgary
2021 Revista de Administração da UFSM  
/methodology/approach – For such, the qualitative approach was favored with the adoption of the single case study method.  ...  contributes to the academy by highlighting the need for project management as a tool and technique for the development of stricto sensu professional graduate programs.  ...  METHODOLOGY To carry out a single case study of "Blue University" (code name used for the university analyzed), this study was developed under a qualitative approach.  ... 
doi:10.5902/1983465942849 fatcat:cdzlckkksbhdro2g5sifdcynlq

Evaluation of policies for regional development: Unifesspa actions for social inclusion and empowerment in Pará Amazônia

Rafael Gonçalves Gumiero, Ana Maria Lopes Tigre
2020 Revista Produção e Desenvolvimento  
Originality: Present the relationship between (NPRD) and the Federal Government's Program to Support Plans for Restructuring and Expansion of Brazilian Federal Universities, delimited by the case of UNIFESSPA  ...  Objective: The purpose of this article is to compare the actions of UNIFESSPA for the territorial development of the municipalities in their campuses.  ...  In a first movement, REUNI aimed to implement universities in the border region, as in the case of UFFS and UNILA, together with UFOPA and UNILAB.  ... 
doi:10.32358/rpd.2020.v6.474 fatcat:qutgedzeq5d65gn3czaxnqabia

The Agricultural Development of Brazil

L. Harlan Davis, G. Edward Schuh, Eliseu Roberto Alves
1971 Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs  
, an Interpretation of the Brazilian Case" (Vanderbilt University, 1969) .  ...  This project is being developed as a cooperative vent~re with the U.N.  ...  CHAPTER 3 AGRICULTURE'S ROLE IN THE ECONOMY Agriculture has until recent years been the major sector of the Brazilian economy.  ... 
doi:10.2307/174937 fatcat:37rtafljz5bonk7tpnp2ifsp7e

Education, learning, training: critical issues for development

2015 ChoiceReviews  
Sofern die Verfasser die Dokumente unter Open-Content-Lizenzen (insbesondere CC-Lizenzen) zur Verfügung gestellt haben sollten, gelten abweichend von diesen Nutzungsbedingungen die in der dort genannten  ...  fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) for their helpful insights into the world of MOOCs and for providing EPFL data.  ...  ) (1965) Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Patrick Jerman, Executive Director, and Pierre Dillenbourg, Academic Director of the Centre for Digital Education (CEDE) at École polytechnique  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.189973 fatcat:452h6hqmnzh7thv564ram4whja

Sustainable Development Report [chapter]

2013 Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility  
Bayer Technology Services Bayer Technology Services, the global technological backbone and a major innovation driver of the Bayer Group, is engaged in process development and in process and plant engineering  ...  Bayer MaterialScience Bayer MaterialScience is a renowned supplier of high-tech polymers and develops innovative solutions for a broad range of applications relevant to everyday life.  ...  We have summarized our principles for the handling of nanotechnology in the Bayer Position on Nanotechnology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28036-8_101577 fatcat:g3yzzcrrh5dk3am7cuvtjzrdlu

Number 89: Spring 2017

Philip G. Altbach
2017 International Higher Education  
six-month internship in a company.  ...  In 2015, the Brazilian higher education for-profit sector registered a net income of around US$14 billion.  ...  We have a special concern for academic institutions in the Jesuit tradition worldwide and, more broadly, with Catholic universities.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ihe.2017.89.9846 fatcat:nahple4i7rcsvpkqgaenpfmx6a

Finance & Development, March 2011

International Monetary Fund
2011 Finance & Development  
In addition, the region strengthened its economic fundamentals and better prepared itself for economic shocks-so the impact of the recent global crisis was in most cases relatively mild and short-lived  ...  countries once again battling with the implications of high food prices, given their adverse effects on poverty, inflation, and, in the case of importing countries, the balance of payments.  ...  We put all these papers on the table on the occasion of our meetings in the Palais Royal in Paris-for which the initiative is named-and we put in writing a set of proposals.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451953527.022 fatcat:qg2gn4arjvcydp4w7jxxbi75xa

Introducing German pre-service teachers to remote teaching: Policy, preparation and perceptions of competence development of future foreign language teachers

Sandra Stadler-Heer
2021 Training Language and Culture  
The internship is offered in combination with mandatory university-based seminars in the respective teaching subjects, in our case English.  ...  Professional development of in-service teachers involved in the didactic internship As already indicated, given the sudden transfer to fully online teaching, 14 in-service teachers supervising pre-service  ...  Russia is actively participating in the race for talented international applicants.  ... 
doi:10.22363/2521-442x-2021-5-1-68-85 fatcat:avh7f5isv5am5as5jy5h3luz5m

Transforming industries: Focus on nearshoring in the Dominican Republic [chapter]

OECD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
2020 OECD Development Pathways  
In the case of the Dominican Republic, multiple solutions are possible: The Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development could host a new division, which could be responsible for forecasting and developing  ...  The project is supported by the Italian Agency for Development Co-operation, which comes with a budget of USD 2.5 million, and implemented by UNIDO in cooperation with Illy Caffè and the Ernesto Illy Foundation  ...  The United States has been for decades the principal economic partner of the Dominican Republic.  ... 
doi:10.1787/5a95b3b1-en fatcat:k7e4ua4gundzvkfts4r6o3xaxa

Academic Entrepreneurship: Gendered Discourses and Ghettos

Ylva Fältholm, Lena Abrahamsson, Eva Källhammer
2010 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
In addition to competing for students and research funding, the universities are to contribute to economic growth by, for example, cooperating with industry and commercialize research results.  ...  Universities have for example been pointed out by the government for not doing enough to increase the number of women professors and as a result, a number of gender mainstreaming measures and projects  ...  However, there is a dearth of information on the validity of this proposition in Nigeria. Are Nigerian researchers collaborating for R&D among themselves and with others outside their institutions?  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-27242010000100004 fatcat:exivwgvlsna7be5rqshbiuvtwq

Science and technology in Brazil: A new policy for a global world

Simon Schwartzman
1994 Minerva  
of a few large-scale centers for R&D, like the Coordination for Graduate Programs in Engineering of the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro (COPPE) and the University of Campinas, geared toward technological  ...  In some places, like at the School of Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (box 3), the situation led to new experiences of cooperation and partnership among university departments,  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01098033 fatcat:mpzvu7ipjncgzprao2vb35hvfq

Training a New Generation of Leaders

Reed L. Welch
2000 Journal of Leadership Studies  
The first case study examines public policy programs in the United States as a model for Latin American public policy programs.  ...  offered in the applied social sciences; and 3) a discussion of the degree of institutional development found in the public policy and public administration fields, indicated by such factors as continuity  ...  and economics; intensification of training experiences through internships, case-based methods, and problem-solving activity in groups; improvement of supervision and student research activity in order  ... 
doi:10.1177/107179190000700107 fatcat:w5o5ik6fkfajlldmvrwb5ix4xq

BRICS Countries' Economic and Legal Cooperation Through the Prism of Strategic Planning Documents

V. Shaidullina, I. Semenovskiy
2022 BRICS Law Journal  
Cooperation among the BRICS countries is likely to develop mainly through the exchange of experiences and best practices, joint research and realization of specific economic projects supervised by executive  ...  An important institution for economic interaction between the BRICS countries is the New Development Bank; other successful mechanisms of economic cooperation include the Contingent Reserve Arrangement  ...  note the experience of implementing continuing education programs for staff, the development of standards for university teachers, the widely used practice of internships at enterprises and state institutions  ... 
doi:10.21684/2412-2343-2022-9-1-4-34 fatcat:a7dnesxnizgidbf66nnhlnb2ku
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