Brazil Research Partnerships


UofT-USP Oncology Conference, 15 November 2013

Why are Brazil and U of T Working Together?

Peter Lewis

Professor Peter N. Lewis

Brazil represents more than half of South America in terms of geography, population and economy. It is an important player on global issues such as trade liberalization, international security, and United Nations reform, and is a growing market for trade and investments. More


Brazil Funding Information

Use the links below to find a number of funding opportunities related to Brazil.

Opportunities with U of T

Check our Research Funding Opportunities Database for a more general list of funding opportunities available to U of T researchers.

Opportunities with Other Organizations

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Articles and Stories

Here’s an opportunity for those already working in this area to write about their research and experiences. We hope these articles will be a catalyst for further discussion among U of T’s Brazil research community. We encourage your comments and feedback. If you wish to be a guest writer and contribute your Brazil Research Partnership, please contact us.

University of Sao Paolo and University of TorontoFrom cancer treatments to urban international relations
The innovative partnership between the University of Toronto and the Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) in Brazil has added five newly awarded projects to its roster – four involving cancer research and one on how urban regions are becoming  involved in international relations.


Nursing Leadership and Capacity Building in the Context of Primary Healthy Care
A Canadian-Brazilian Partnership
Health Care … is a Canadian-Brazilian partnership established in 2009 and implemented in 2010, among the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto (LSBFN) and the Brazilian Ministry of Health (MoH), National Council of State of Health Secretariats (CONASS), National Council of State Secretariats, State Health Secretariat of Mato Grosso do Sul (SESMS), State Health Secretariat of Acre (SESAC), Federal University of Acre (UFAC) and Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS). More

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Find a Researcher

See our  list of Brazil-related researchers and get in touch directly with people who are currently working on, or are interested in, Brazil-related research

Tell us what you’re doing

We’d like to facilitate the coming together of researchers at U of T who are working on comparable projects in or on Brazil, but might be unaware of these similarities. Please let us know what you are working on, using the form provided, and we will do our utmost to bring researchers together under this exciting umbrella.

Comments or questions are welcome.

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More Information

Why Choose Brazil?

Did you know that Brazil has the 8th largest economy in the world? Check out these quick facts to read about 15 Reasons to Choose Brazil.

Colégio Dehon in TubarãoVisual Brazil

Would you like to get a sense of some of the sights that Brazil has to offer?
Check out this photo gallery. More

U of T Global: Brazil and Beyond

We are pleased with the growing success of our international relations with Brazil and would like to encourage other countries and education centres to open conversations with the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation. Please contact Nadine McHorgh  for details.

Get in Touch

Are you interested in learning more about Brazilian Research Partnerships? Would participate in a partnership opportunity? Contact us with your questions and ideas.

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