Category: Press Releases

Decolonial research methodologies on scenic arts

What search methodologies for which objects? The central issue of this article is to know, based on the idea that the methodologies we have come from a colonial matrix, how to create decolonial methodologies for non-colonial objects. How performance gets into this equation? Read More →

Dance, performance and gender

Gender is a fundamental category in art research in the contemporary world. In the same way, it is a founding element of decolonial concerns. This research will question the gender category within the performance and its crossings as an element for the deconstruction of a colonial thought. Read More →

Study suggests better way to identify aircraft assembly parts

The work evaluates the reading distance for UHF RFID passive tag, a type of radio frequency identification, for early adopter in the Aerospace industry. The results were published by the research team from the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) in the Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management. Read More →

Conduct Protocol for eating approach of bereaved individuals

For the food approach of bereaved people a conduct protocol was developed guides of food surveys investigation. The observations of the applicability of this protocol consolidated the care emphasized with the alimentary approach of bereaved individuals, based on the time of bereavement, stages relating to the loss, distinction of loss and personality pattern. This protocol provides strong evidences that allows the professional to evaluate influence of bereavement on feeding, and knowledge that guides nutritional interventions more applicable to each case. Read More →

Decolonize the curricula in scene arts

The study challenges the dance and performance curriculum in higher education. Is the curriculum a colonizer? What can a decolonial curriculum do? How to deconstruct the curriculum in arts? These are the issues discussed in the study. Read More →

The Decolonial in art research in Brazil

The discussion presented by the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies (v.8, n.4) represents a considerable advance for the field in Brazil and abroad. The decolonial approach in research is an emerging perspective and the articles presented speak, among other things, about new methodologies, criticisms of colonial obstacles and performance analysis. Read More →

Decoloniality is the topic of the Special Week of the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies at the SciELO in Perspective Blog | Humanities

From October 22 to 26, 2018, the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies will participate at the SciELO Blog Special Week. During this period, the reader will be able to better understand the scope of the journal and follow the studies published in number 4, 2018 that addresses the relations between the field of Performance and the Decolonial perspectives in research. Read More →

What is the most viable way to finish Pantanal lambs?

The finishing systems of pantaneiro lambs in feedlot and semi-feedlot are economically viable activities, since they allow the remuneration of all the factors of production and the invested capital. The internal rates of return of these types of termination are 27% for feedlot systems and 16% for semi-feedlot systems. Read More →

How can an educational intervention promote healthy eating habits during pregnancy?

The present study evaluated an intervention involving the use of regional foods during pregnancy based on a clinical trial. The intervention group (educational booklet) presented a statistically significant association in comparison with the control group (pregnant women who received nutritional orientation during low-risk prenatal care) and increased knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding regional foods. The results show that the intervention is recommended for promoting healthy eating. Read More →

Do you know excess energy intake by western diet may lead to inflammation and even apoptosis?

Researchers concluded that Western diet causes endogenous oxidative DNA damage depending on excessive energy intake, activate PARP-1 and form molecules in the pathway, which lead to inflammation. In excess, it may result in apoptosis. Continued consumption of this diet may trigger the development of a variety of diseases, including cancer. Read More →