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Artificial intelligence robot to contribute to agriculture in Chile

  • Dr Claudio Urrea, a specialist in robotics, has designed an intelligent device that is able to move autonomously through crops in order to perform different prevention and care tasks. 


QS Rankings: Universidad de Santiago is the third best university nationwide

  • According to the international survey, this state and public university is in the 18th place in the Latin American ranking, ahead of Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and Universidad de Concepción, among others.

Universidad de Santiago to participate in the Encuentros Conference in Barcelona

  • Universidad de Santiago will be part of the conference that will gather international renowned experts from NGOs, governments, academic institutions and business organizations.

Students create an innovative app to promote recycling

  • Cristian Lara and Alonso Martínez, both students at the Industrial Civil Engineering program of Universidad de Santiago de Chile, created Reciclapp, an application for mobile phones that allows everyone to recycle from his/her own house.

Karatekas of Universidad de Santiago won gold and bronze medals in the PKF Championship

  • Six representatives of Universidad de Santiago were part of the Chilean national team that travelled to Guayaquil, Ecuador, to compete in the PKF Championship.


Universidad de Santiago opens a clinical simulation center for health care programs students

  • The newly remodeled 700-square-meter facilities located in Estación Central, Santiago, was opened with the presence of the President of Universidad de Santiago, Dr Juan Manuel Zolezzi, and the authorities of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Destacado académico de la Santiago Dr.Julio Pinto recibe Premio Nacional de Historia

  • His work includes publications in national and international books and journals, in relation to the conformation of the Chilean State, the development of the workers’ popular movement and the social- political crises of the XX century.

Student at Universidad de Santiago develops a device for people with motor impairment

  • Varua Touch is a wireless touch device that allows to move a cursor on a computer screen, tablet or smartphone by moving the hands, feet or as best suitable for each user.


“Impacta Energía” contest invites students to innovate through new ventures

  • The contest organized by the Ministry of Energy seeks to generate efficient solutions for households and neighborhoods and improve the access and use of renewable energies in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.

Educational attainment reduces maternal mortality

  • Damian Clarke, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Administration and Economics of Universidad de Santiago de Chile, together with Sonia Bhalotra, Professor of Economics at the University of Essex, conducted a study that relates maternal