On my way to meeting Brazilian colleagues from all three Universities for a workshop in Porto Alegre I took up the kind invitation of the Brasilia team to visit their city. Arriving in the Capital on a Sunday I had a tour of the central area to get orientated and see some of the famous […]
In the last months, we’ve had the training of the people who will be conducting field interviews in our study areas! Both Florianópolis and Porto Alegre had their teams trained throughout two days in which they learned about the research and also technical knowledge such as how to properly measure height. Height training in Florianópolis […]
In the first week of February, we gathered in Florianópolis for the first team meeting of this year! We met at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, where we discussed all aspects of the project, from concepts to be applied to technical details which must be noticed. In the first day, the lead researcher for […]
In February 2016, Brazil´s team met in Brasilia to start the project. April saw the first full team meeting, including Oxford researchers, in the same place as the first meeting. In September, the team met again to update on what happened and align strategies for the next phases.