Research and Innovation
The Dean of Research, Innovation and Stricto Sensu Graduate Studies held, on August 23, the VII Seminar on Scientific and Technological Initiation, in a virtual meeting, held via the Zoom platform. The pro-rector of Research, Innovation and Stricto Sensu Graduate Studies, prof. Atson Fernandes, who chaired the opening table, the Dean of Extension of the Bahiana, Professor Carolina Pedroza, as well as professors and students from the Scientific and Technological Initiation Program at Bahiana.
Today, the Program brings together 128 students among scholarship holders from the scientific initiation programs of CNPq, Fapesb, Bahiana, from the Cardiopulmonary Hospital, in addition to volunteer students (without a scholarship) and scientific initiation scholarships from high school. The news announced by Prof. Atson Fernandes, at the meeting, were the four new technological initiation grants via CNPq.
According to the Dean, the main purpose of the Scientific and Technological Initiation program is to train people with critical, investigative, questioning, propositional and innovative thinking. "In addition to being part of a research project, the purpose is for them to have an experience of scientific initiation, being prepared for a market that has been very demanding". The highlight of the seminar was the lecture "Challenges and possibilities in the academic career", by researcher Prof. Dr. Jaqueline Goes.