Círculo reaches more teachers in RJ

Published in November 11, 2016

More teachers of the state of Rio de Janeiro are participating in the training sessions about the approach of O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil this year. So far, the training sessions in Rio de Janeiro, Duque de Caxias, Niterói and São Gonçalo have already involved 270 participants, more than double compared to last year, when 106 teachers were trained. Furthermore, 11 municipal schools of Rio de Janeiro and Duque de Caxias have Círculo classes in 2016, taking the approach […]

Valorization of women in TFC

Published in October 13, 2016

Teacher Patrícia Pinho Andrade, from Brasília (DF), developed a project for valorization of women based on the intellectual operations explored in TIM Faz Ciência. The project “As generalizações do gênero” (Gender generalizations) was successfully carried out from 2nd to 5th grade classes in EC Arniqueira in the first semester, and now is being applied in the 3rd grade of EC 10 de Taguatinga. The workshops managed by Patrícia invites children to think about common biases and generalizations on women, based […]

Lectures close the Workshop II

Published in July 21, 2016

The last day of the Workshop II of Academic Working Capital, on July 20th, raised discussions about financial planning. The schedule began in the auditorium of the Electrical Engineering building of the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (USP) with a lecture about pricing. Administrator and mathematician Daniel Barzilay explained that the process of pricing in a startup is different from big companies, as these have a wide database of consumer behavior. “In a startup you do not have […]

Focus on operations in Workshop II

Published in July 20, 2016

The president of Instituto TIM, Manoel Horacio, opened the second day of the Workshop II of Academic Working Capital, on July 19th. He shared with the students a bit of his professional path, since when he started working at the age of 11 as a parcel delivery man in a warehouse until now, as president of Instituto TIM and board member of companies. “My father was a gardener all his life and my mother was a maid. I worked hard, […]

AWC: Workshop II gathers 60 students

Published in July 19, 2016

The Workshop II of the Academic Working Capital program in 2016 has started in São Paulo (SP), on the morning of July 18th. About 60 students, from the 26 groups participate this year, gathered to listen to lectures, participate in dynamics and discuss their business models. The Workshop II will last until July 20th in the auditorium and rooms of the Electrical Engineering building in the Polytechnic School athe University of São Paulo (USP). Follow the coverage of the Workshop II […]

AWC: workshop for the new groups

Published in May 23, 2016

The selected groups in the 2nd call of Academic Working Capital program in 2016 participated in the Online Workshop, held on May 7th, 14th and 21st. The goal of the workshop was to prepare the students for the work that will be accomplished along the year, with the same content covered in the Workshop I, which took place between January 18th and 20th at the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP). The lectures and presentations were broadcasted live via […]

AWC selects 13 new projects

Published in May 2, 2016

More 13 projects were selected in the 2nd call for the Academic Working Capital’s 2016 edition. The 34 new participating university students (see the complete list) will receive financial, technical and business support so they can transform their senior research project in a technology-based business. They gathered to other 15 groups that have already been participating in the program since the beginning of the year. The groups selected in the 2nd call are formed by students from 13 higher education […]

Scholarships for more 52 medallists

Published in April 28, 2016

Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships will benefit more 52 medallists of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) from this month on. They join the 48 university students who have already been receiving the R$ 1200 scholarship monthly since 2015, totalizing 100 young people from 41 public institutions of higher education. The selection process, carried out in February, received 629 applications. The choice of the scholars was made by representatives of the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA) with the […]

AWC 2nd call for 2016 is open

Published in February 15, 2016

Students in the final phase of graduation have one more chance to participate in the 2016 edition of the Academic Working Capital program. The registrations for the 2nd 2016 AWC call opened this Monday, February 15. The program offers financial, technical and business support so that students can turn their senior research project into a technology-based business. Pre-registration must be made via the program’s website. The group’s representative must complete the form available on the registration page to receive instructions […]

Register for the IT-OBMEP Scholarships

Published in February 1, 2016

Registration is open for the 2016 Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships, for students awarded at the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP). It will cover 50 awarded students who joined Higher Education this year in public universities. Each one will receive a monthly stipend of R$ 1,200 for 12 months, renewable annually up to a maximum of 48 months. The form for registration – open until February 15 – and further information is available on OBMEP website. To apply, students must be […]