What is the entrepreneurial profile of undergraduate nursing students?

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Across-sectional study of 239 nursing students was performed. They answered a questionnaire consisting of personal characterization data and the Entrepreneur Profile Assessment tool in an academic environment. The study reinforces the importance of training entrepreneurial nurses as agents that transform reality. Read More →

Is it possible to properly manage uncertainties in knowledge creation projects?

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Study presents a diagnosis of knowledge creation projects based on uncertainty levels using the Hard and Soft project categorization system in a case study managed by the aeronautical certification department of EMBRAER S.A. The research demonstrated that projects of this nature have Soft predominant characteristics (greater uncertainty) in their dimensions and, therefore, require a carefully elaborated uncertainty management process. The results also show that this system is an effective tool to identify and manage project uncertainties. Read More →

Study points out microorganisms activating in the remediation of soil degraded by agrochemistics

Herbicides such as hexazinone are widely used in crops around the world. With the objective of selecting hexazinone-tolerant microorganisms that have the capacity to solubilize phosphate and prepare inoculants associated with the plant in the remediation of soil contaminated with hexazinone, researchers carried out a research based on 20 soil samples. The results present an alternative to help improve soil quality. Read More →

Psychological impact of COVID-19 on health professionals

Health professionals who treat COVID-19 patients have been placed under extreme demands. The results of this study indicate a significant psychological impact with important prevalence of depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, and reports of other additional symptoms. Read More →

Paulo Freire and the education of working people

In the centennial year of Paulo Freire, this research presents encounters and re-encounters with the Freirean referential, by reflecting on experiences of several educational practices with working people, initially experienced in popular movements and which reach the public school. As one of the results, the meanings produced by these practices, or rather, by taking them back as educational praxis, it was possible to perceive the path of re-signification of the struggle for youth and adult literacy, which was reconstituted as the defense of public schooling for workers. Read More →

Language Sciences and Discourses about the Pandemic: the Question of Ethics

Who are the professionals working in Patient Safety Centers in Brazil?

Adverse Events are incidents that result in harm to the patient therefore, a thorough investigation of these events is necessary. Intensive care nurses trained in the field of Patient Safety lead the investigation process and the London Protocol is the most used tool in health institutions. Read More →

What can teach racist and homophobic graffiti on a school wall?

What makes someone feel entitled to set a thought that distinguishes and separates subjects on a wall of a public school? Starting from racist and homophobic graffiti, the study discusses the plays of power and knowledge that define and separate the lives that are worthy of being lived from those that will not be taken as lives. Read More →

Paulo Freire’s legacy for Brazilian education and his time at Unicamp and CEDES

Lately, Freire’s presence along the educational debate not only helps our way of understanding the social and political context in which we have been living, but mostly allows us to “esperançar”: hope and act out to and for a better world. Contextualized in Paulo Freire’s centenary and part of a celebratory session that deservedly honors our Brazilian education patron, two papers are highlighted that allow us to understand the author’s arrival in Brazil after his exile, his important and troubled stay at Unicamp, and his legacy that was registered in different researchers’ studies. Read More →

Multifocality and LN metastasis are independent risk factors for incomplete response in TMC patients

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This was a retrospective study that aimed at identifying possible risk factors associated with an incomplete response to therapy in thyroid microcarcinoma (TMC) treated with total thyroidectomy, with or without radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy, reclassified according to the response to treatment into “favorable” (excellent/indeterminate) or “unfavorable” (biochemical/structural incomplete) responses. Read More →