UNESCO Chair "José Reis" in Scientific Divulgation (728), established in 2006 at Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil).


Scientific divulgation.


  • Regional, national, and international scientific divulgation.
  • Promotion and elaboration of national research studies or studies made in partnership with international institutions; audio programs and videos divulging science.
  • Organization of courses for journalists, scientists, researchers, educators and communicators.
  • Promotion and organization of congresses, seminars, scientific workshops.
  • Maintenance of an online data bank of scientific divulgation; publication of books, bulletins, and videos.
  • Promotion of lectures and training courses for undergraduate students.
  • Partnership with other organizations for a joint work in the area.

Host Institution

  • Universidade de São Paulo. Website


Progress report 2008-2010 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office Brasilia.


Prof. Dr. Ciro Marcondes Filho, USP- Universidade de São Paulo
Project Leader
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - 55 -11-3091-4329
- Av. Professor Lúcio Martins Rodrigues, 443 - Bloco 9 - sala 10
City - São Paulo - SP
Postal Code
- 05508-900
Country - Brazil