Research Celebration Day
On the last 12th of December 2018 Research Day place in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (FMUL), organized by the Support Office to Innovation and Scientific and Technological Research(GAPIC, partnered with the Student Association of the Lisbon Faculty of Medicine (AEFML).
This year the program was focused on the promotion of the GAPIC Alumni launched on the 29th anniversary of GAPIC, on July 11th 2018. In the opening session, Ricardo Fernandes, of the team of GAPIC, presented the Project PREPIT (Pregraduate Research Program – Impact and Trajectories) which aims to assess the scientific, academic and professional outcomes of the participants in the pre-graduate programs of GAPIC, which has been taking place without interruption for the last 23 years, a pioneering initiative at national level on the incentive to research during the undergraduate Medicine program. In the session Research Paths – GAPIC Alumni, former students GAPIC, Inês Vaz Luís, Tiago R. Matos and Bruno Miranda, talked to the interested audience about their academic and professional paths and advantages of having participated in projects GAPIC.
As always, the highlight was the presentation and discussion of the results of the 31 works made by 43 students in the scope of the 21st "Education by Science" | Scholarship Program CHLN/FMUL, to the moderators, tutors and all interested parties. The moderators have selected the 10 best works presented in the poster session for the oral presentation, with the 3 best works being awarded in the end. Final Projects / MIM Thesis were also presented and awarded with the GAPIC David-Ferreira 2017/2018 prize and special mentions. Find out who were all of these award-winners in the January edition of newsletter.
Diana Dias de Sousa presented the results of his project “Pathophysiology of the Stroke”, developed in the scope of the 11th Research Scholarship of the Foundation AstraZeneca/FMUL.
For the session promoted by AEFML were invited, besides students who organized the AIMS Meeting Research Competition, a student GAPIC, Cristiano Esteves, and a tutor, Simão Rocha, who spoke about different experiences they had during the project GAPIC.
As it was a celebration day, it ended with the enthusiastic performance by "Tuna Médica de Lisboa".
Stay tuned for the January edition of the newsletter, where we will show a bit more about this party dedicated to science!